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Cannabis Resources

Cannabis leaves under a judge's gavel

Updated Feb. 2, 2024

Adult-use cannabis in Minnesota became legal Aug. 1, 2023. This new law adds to the already legal medicinal cannabis use, as well as legal CBD and THC consumption.

This page will continuously be updated with articles, educational offerings and resources covering the vast array of impacts by this new law, encompassing everything from human resource considerations to tax implications and business strategies to advising clients in this industry.

This resource page is maintained with the guidance of the experts at BGM, an MNCPA partner.


Cultivating success: Addressing Minnesota's cannabis market complexities and opportunities (MNCPA)
Cory Parnell, CPA, BGM

Decoding Section 280E: Impact on the legal landscape of cannabis businesses (MNCPA)
Calvin P. Shannon, BGM

An excise exploration: Unpacking Minnesota’s cannabis taxation (MNCPA)
Ari Hoffnung, Bridge West Consulting

Electronic filing of IRS Form 8300: A comprehensive overview
Cory Parnell, Bridge West CPAs

Legalized use of cannabis in Minnesota: What employers need to know (MNCPA)
Larry Morgan

5 myths about cannabis and the accounting industry (MNCPA)
Andrew Hunzicker, CPA  

Moving cannabis to Schedule III would be a game-changing win for common sense (op-ed)
Marijuana Moment

10 things to know about Minnesota's new marijuana law
MPR News

Five reasons Minnesota is a great place to build a cannabis business (op-ed)
Marijuana Moment

What you need to know about Minnesota's marijuana legalization bill
Star Tribune

Cannabis: Opportunities for CPAs in a multibillion-dollar industry
Joel Gunner