Executive Spotlight: Barney Stacher, COO, High Falls Hemp NY

What does the future of the regulated cannabis industry look like to you and your company?

Continuing to deal with the ever evolving legal landscape federall and state by state.


How should entrepreneurs best position themselves for success in the regulated cannabis industry? 

Compliance, education, networking, tight operational controls. Honesty, transparency, credibility.


What are you hoping to gain from your partnership with MJClick?

Exposure and revenue. 😉


What are the key issues your company is currently facing related to medical cannabis in the workplace?

None at the moment, especially considering we are currently a 100% remote company, excluding farm operations.


What are the most significant hurdles you see the cannabis industry facing in the coming year? 

Changing federal administration will impact FDA regulations. Much of the challenge will be dealing interstate.


How do you see your company adapting to the ongoing compliance issues related to a growing industry such as legal cannabis?

Implementing state and legal compliance guidelines ahead of the curve.


Where do you see the biggest profit centers coming from in the regulated cannabis industry?

Recreational


Do you intend to educate your employees and make them aware of the medical benefits of cannabis?

Always. Education of consumers and partners is key to success.


What do you see the role of technology playing in the cannabis industry moving forward?

Supply chain control. Better tracking of seed to consumer. Consumer access to this info in real-time.


As an executive, how do you feel about the possibility of your employees taking a THC infused medical cannabis product during work hours?

I’m open however must be legally compliant so as not to compromise the company.