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THE BUSINESS OF KUSH

A weekly podcast for cannabis business owners, investors and industry insiders. Join host Chip Schweiger, The Green Leaf CPA, as he brings you a podcast about cannabis, accounting and finance with actionable tips to make more money, improve profits and increase the value of your cannabusiness. Each week, the brightest minds in our community, from under the canopy to inside the boardroom, share knowledge and drop wisdom.

Recent Episodes

May 10, 2022

Six Essential Steps To Start A New Cannabis Business

As more and more states legalize the plant, cannabis businesses – even existing ones – are presented with more profit-earning potential. But before you start any business, you need to have some idea of what the industry lands...

Grow Your Business Start Ups Entrepreneurship

May 03, 2022

How to Leverage Data To Increase Sales with Jeffrey Graham of Pistil Data

Embracing digital adoption and integrating data tools properly are two critical ingredients in the recipe of successful cannabis businesses. In fact, the use of data that has been prevalent in mainstream companies of all shap...

Grow Your Business Get More Sales

April 26, 2022

Why Cash Flow is So Important For Your Cannabis Business and How to Get It

One issue that seems to be coming up a lot lately for cannabis business owners is cash flow, and for good reason. If your business runs out of cash, and cannot borrow from somebody or get more investment capital, then it’s pr...

Tip & Tricks Long-term Growth Cash Flow

April 19, 2022

Unique Tactics to Save Big on Taxes with The Cannabis CFP

Cannabis business owners are always looking for ways to save money in all aspects of their businesses, and none more so than with taxes. But with IRC 280E it can get very difficult to minimizing what you pay to Uncle Sam and ...

Tip & Tricks Tax Savings Finances

April 12, 2022

Here’s Why You Should (And Shouldn’t) Transact in Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin, Etherium or DogeCoin! You can't go anywhere anymore without hearing about cryptocurrencies. Add to that the lack of safe banking for marijuana companies and the risk of so many cash transactions, and you may be curio...

Cryptocurrencies Opportunities

April 05, 2022

How Being Like The Swiss Can Make Your Cannabis Business More Valuable

You probably already know that a customer or employee dependency can undermine the value of your cannabis business, but have you ever stopped to think how one of your suppliers could also lead to a valuation drop if you ever ...

Tip & Tricks Finances Grow Your Business

About the Host

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Chip Schweiger

The Green Leaf CPA℠

Chip Schweiger is the Founder of Schweiger CPA Firm PLLC and both a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant who has over 28 years experience serving clients. He’s an award-winning author, blogger and speaker on accounting standards, audit methodology, and cannabis industry issues.

An alumni of the University of Southern California, where he was a Schoen Family Endowed Scholar, Chip is also a veteran of the U.S. Army. His articles have been featured in The Journal of Accountancy, The CPA Journal, Denver Business Journal, Houston Business Journal and at Medium.com. He regularly gives talks on cannabis accounting issues at industry conferences.

When not serving clients, he enjoys riding his American Quarter Horse, volunteering for various charitable organizations, and spending time with his family (including his incredible two-year old grandson).