When marijuana was legalized, a lot of people wanted to get into the business. In this region, a couple of farmers handle most of the marijuana farming. The farms are huge with hundreds of flowering plants. One farmer has 3500 acres with marijuana plants scattered from one end to the other. I consulted with the guy when he was getting started. He wanted to sell marijuana products directly to dispensaries and that requires special permits from the county. I helped the guy fill out all of the necessary permits. I didn’t talk to the marijuana farmer again until last year. He called my company to request help with marketing. We handle many different aspects of the marijuana business including marketing and advertising. I met with the guy for a few hours and we discussed some changes that would help. The farmer was spending $1.26 on each gram of cannabis concentrate just for packaging. I knew I could help the guy find a cheaper wholesale distributor with better prices. Instead of bright and colorful packages, we selected a matte black finish box with a hole in the bottom. You can see the product through the hole and the package is sleek and clean. The black matte box and packaging will only cost $.55 for each gram of cannabis concentrate. We also set the famer up with a few of our other clients that are in the same industry. Together, I think they might be able to form a co-op. That would save them money on permits and state fees, while bolstering each of their individual brands.