Frequently Asked Question

Does Startupq8 sell user information?

Startupq8 is committed to protecting your privacy and safeguarding personal information. We observe the principles and guidelines in CCPA.

If you would like to request your user information, you can email the phrase “Do not sell my information” to our support team at [email protected].

Why do I need to confirm my age every time I access

That pop-up you are seeing is the newly released Terms of Service for

In order to access anything past this point such as strain details and dispensary locations, etc., you simply need to select ‘Yes’ to confirm “I am at least 21 years old or a valid medical marijuana patient and agree to the Terms of Service.”

This is required federally for any cannabis industry business due to the current Schedule 1 classification of cannabis which supersedes that of your state’s medical or recreational regulations.

For any questions, please reach out to our Customer Support team by emailing [email protected].

How can I start a cannabis business?

Many issues can stand in the way for those looking to start a cannabis-related business. Below you will find some information that can help guide you in the right direction in planning and registering a cannabis business:

Each state has a different application process and fees, here is an example from Colorado
Some cannabis entrepreneurs wish they would have known about some issues in advance, here are some of those issues and best practices so that you don’t have to find out for yourself
Some parts of the industry have more requirements and logistics to establish, like setting up an edibles company
In addition, there is always the sticky subject of marketing your cannabis business in a way that meets your state’s requirements (this is a six-part series)
You can also check out our series with Good Tree Capital starting here: 10 questions to ask before starting a cannabis business

While there are many other issues and hurdles to setting up a cannabis business, we hope that this will get you started.