Controlling the Cannabis Supply Chain

Submitted by Vertical Companies

When Vertical Companies founder and CEO, Todd Kaplan, started his California cannabis company in 2015, he set out with a plan to build the largest cannabis company in the largest cannabis market in the world. Now, nearly 6 years later, Vertical stands as one of the largest cannabis operations in the with unparalleled cultivation, extraction, branding, distribution, and retail abilities.

In the cannabis industry, companies are constantly working against low margins, not stemming from rising production costs, but instead from heavy tax burdens and administrative costs of adhering to “seed to sale” reporting as required by the state. To combat these issues, successful operators must own or control their entire supply chain.

Mr. Kaplan's Vertical Companies solves these issues by controlling and owning the entire cannabis supply chain. A massive state-of-the-art indoor cultivation facility in Needles, California, spans across 2 large …

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