That’s why in recent years an entire industry of cannabis security companies has emerged, aimed at relieving clients of the danger of moving cannabis products and large sums of cash.
Hardcar Security is one of those companies. The company’s agents, most of whom are military veterans, carry sidearms, pepper spray and wear bullet-proof vests. They pick up product from cultivators and manufacturers and distribute it to dispensaries across California.
They also haul large amounts of cash to the bank for several established clients with accounts at local credit unions.
“The biggest issue is these big-time criminals; they know the cannabis industry doesn’t accept any kind of banking,” Hardcar co-founder Jeff Breier said. “So, they know all these businesses are sitting on hundreds of thousands, if not millions, at any given moment.”
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