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ORION GROUP NYC

  1. Verifying with the appropriate state authorities whether the business's licensed customers are duly licensed and registered
  2. Verifying with the appropriate state authorities whether the business's licensed customers are currently in good standing and in full compliance with mandated standards, reporting and regulations
  3. Reviewing the license application (and related documentation) submitted by the business's licensed customers for obtaining a state license to operate their marijuana-related businesses
  4. Requesting from state licensing and enforcement authorities available information about the business's licensed customers and related parties
  5. Developing an understanding of the normal and expected activity for the business's licensed customers, including the types of products being sold and the type of customers to be served (e.g., medical vs. recreational customers)
  6. Review of publically available sources, including law enforcement for adverse information about the business's licensed customers and related parties
  7. Review of existing procedures and practices of the business's licensed customers to prevent the following:


  • The distribution of marijuana to minors
  • Revenue from the sale of marijuana from going to criminal enterprises, gangs and cartels
  • The diversion of marijuana from their state where it is legal under state law in some form to other states
  • State-authorized marijuana activity from being used as a cover or pretext for the trafficking of other illegal drugs or other illegal activity
  • Violence and the use of firearms in the cultivation and distribution of marijuana
  • Drugged driving and the exacerbation of other adverse public health consequences associated with marijuana use
  • The growing of marijuana on public lands and the attendant public safety and environmental dangers posed by marijuana production on public lands
  • Marijuana possession or use on federal property


Detailed background report on all the business's licensed customers' principals including:

  • Address history
  • SSN trace
  • Nationwide Criminal History
  • Sex Offender Search
  • OFAC/Terrorist search
  • Federal Crimes Search
  • SSN Fraud Verification


Detailed Business Information and Credit Report on the business's licensed customers

Comprehensive Physical OnSite Inspection of the business's licensed customers' physical operations and compliance protocols

Detailed Compliance Report reviewing all operational practices of the business's licensed customers specific by state and the type of business

Overall standardized compliance score based upon 250+ state and business-type-specific regulatory requirements and relevant data points

Tier Two Bank Compliance Protocol

For ancillary entities which sell or provide goods and services in excess of $10,000 per month to state-licensed entities which dispense, cultivate or manufacture marijuana