Experts in cannabis, cannabis policy, and the cannabis industry.

High Level Strategies’ team boasts nearly a combined century of experience in the cannabis industry and cannabis policy. As Minnesota’s ‘dream team’ of cannabis consultants, we offer a comprehensive range of services to support your cannabis ventures. From lobbying and strategic advocacy to business development and licensing applications, we are here to help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of Minnesota’s newest industry.

High level strategies for the budding cannabis industry.

We understand that government decisions directly impact your business, and we believe you deserve a ‘seat at the table.’ Our advocacy services are designed to keep you informed, develop effective public engagement plans, and strategically engage with the government to influence policy and regulations in the cannabis industry.

Planning your cannabis business is a significant undertaking, and a successful license application requires inside knowledge and attention to detail. At High Level Strategies, our team of experts is dedicated to providing the guidance and expertise you need to ensure your license application is well-prepared and meets all necessary requirements.

In the new-to-MN cannabis industry, developing a robust business plan is crucial to the success of your licensing application and long-term goals. Our expert team is here to guide you through the process, ensuring your business plan is strategically crafted and aligns with your objectives, giving you the best chance to succeed.

Let’s talk personalized solutions.

At High Level Strategies, we understand that every client is unique, and one size does not fit all. That’s why we offer a range of flexible engagement options tailored to meet your specific needs. Whether you prefer flat fee projects, hourly rates, or subscription-style contracts, we work closely with your business model and financial situation to ensure the best possible fit. Building strong relationships within the industry is at the core of what we do, and we are excited to start building that enduring partnership with you.

Let our team of experts support your goals.


What the government does directly impacts your business, and you deserve a ‘seat at the table.’ We keep you in the know, develop your plan, and leverage our network to strategically engage with government.

  • Advocacy planning
  • Legislative agendas
  • Policy development
  • State and local lobbying

Licensing Applications

When regulators are sifting thousands of cannabis license applications, let us help you stand out from the rest with the experience and knowledge necessary to succeed. Services are performed in collaboration with CHARCCO.

  • Application strategy
  • Operational plans
  • SOPs
  • Project management

Business Development

Planning and operating a cannabis or hemp business is hard. Business plans, start-up grants, compliance, branding, marketing, and a host of other issues are necessary for success. Let our experienced team support you and your business.

  • Business plans
  • Grant writing
  • Marketing & branding
  • Compliance
  • Public Relations

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