“Fiscal responsibility” is a mantra that most profitable companies live by. Every business leader worth their salt must periodically take a hard look at their company’s bottom line and determine where expenses can be minimized and additional value generated. One of the more challenging aspects of such internal reviews pertains to evaluating non-revenue generating vendor […]
At Iron Protection Group, We Help Veterans Advance Their Careers The job market for veterans can be tough. But at Iron Protection Group, a security and protection service for the cannabis industry, we have made hiring veterans a cornerstone of our corporate culture and our business model. As veterans ourselves, we understand what it’s like […]
Iron Protection Group founder Hunter Garth does not credit his years in the military with fully preparing him to run the nation’s leading security business for the cannabis industry. But as he’s been known to say, “My military service is the only reason I am successful.” Hunter joined the Marine Corps when he was 19, […]
As more states enact cannabis legalization and allow sales of medical and adult-use marijuana, the myriad laws around cannabis businesses, particularly federal banking restrictions and concerns about facility security, are keeping media attention on this cash-heavy industry.
When Choosing a Company to Move Your Marijuana Money, Diligence Is the Order of the Day Because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level, and so many aspects of banking involve federal regulation, many banks simply refuse to open business accounts, or set up electronic payment systems for cannabis-related businesses. f So cash gets carried […]
READ: Iron Protection Group featured in The New York Times: Veterans Back on Patrol, This Time to Protect Marijuana WATCH: Marijuana is legal in Colorado, but federal law makes banking nearly impossible for the cannabis industry. The result is a dangerous, all-cash operation that requires armed guards and layers of security.
We spent the day patrolling a grow house with Caleb Patton’s security team on this episode of ‘Daily VICE.’ On this episode of Daily VICE, we spend a day with Caleb Patton, a former Marine living with PTSD who started a security business that protects the weed and cash that has poured into Colorado since recreational marijuana use […]
I joined the U.S. Army after 9/11, when I was 20 years old. I then went through the 18X program, which took two years of training to complete, and became a Green Beret. During my eight and one-half years within the special operations community, I served four tours in Iraq, one to Africa, and one […]
Who watched last nights Weediquette on Viceland? Iron Protection Group CEO, Hunter Garth, as well as Dixie Elixirs both had segments. See a replay below on your cable account, or view it next week on Youtube. https://www.viceland.com/en_us/video/marijuana-migrants/56eaf5bb1bb9b2693896caf7
Marijuana is big business in Colorado. And it’s cash-heavy. That makes marijuana dispensaries and farms targets for burglary. Iron Protection Group is a security company that hires military vets to protect pot farms and shops. It gives vets a sense of purpose and brotherhood – and also, for some, an aid for their PTSD.