With high-value crops and the industry’s cash-heavy reputation, it’s not surprising that cultivation-business security generates a lot of interest—and tight lips. Staying compliant with stringent state regulations is an essential first step in securing your grow, but the lessons learned through experience can be priceless.
Cannabis Business Times interviewed several market insiders willing to talk security for the industry’s greater good. Their hands-on, beyond-compliance security tips can help you make your cultivation areas more secure.
Tips from … Corey Buffkin Partner and Director of Cultivation, Green Man Cannabis
Grow Type: Indoor
Operating In: Colorado, Oregon and Nevada
With nine years in the industry, Green Man Cannabis partner and Director of Cultivation Corey Buffkin has seen a lot of changes regarding buildings and security. He currently oversees six indoor cultivation facilities in three states, including a 120,000-square-foot building in Aurora, Colo., complete with 24/7, state-of-the-art security inspired by tough lessons learned “back