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New York Cannabis Consulting

New York Cannabis Market

Key Figures & Expectations


Adult-use market estimate by 2027


Cannabis consumers in the last year


Sales in the first four months on the market


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We’ll Help You Grow

From our offices in New England, we help clients nationwide navigate the complex and evolving challenges of starting and operating a cannabis business.

Whether you’re launching a dispensary, looking to develop seed-to-sale software, or you’re looking to elevate the efficiency of your existing business with the help of an outsourced professional who’s familiar with the industry, we’re here to help.


  • Strategic Advisory
  • Interim‭ ‬&‭ ‬Fractional Management
  • Exit Planning‭ ‬&‭ ‬Strategy
  • Mergers‭ ‬&‭ ‬Acquisitions Advisory
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  • Financial Planning‭ ‬&‭ ‬Analysis
  • Financial‭ ‬&‭ ‬Cash Flow Modeling
  • Fractional CFO Services
  • Business Valuation
  • Financial Reporting‭ ‬&‭ ‬Processes
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  • Revenue Growth
  • Cost Improvement
  • Data Analytics
  • Project Management
  • Corporate Policies‭ ‬&‭ ‬Procedures
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Turnaround Management

  • Restructuring Advisory
  • Performance Improvement
  • Lender Advisory
  • Fiduciary Services
  • Crisis Management
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  • Market Research
  • Business Planning
  • Investor Relations
  • Product Development
  • Hiring‭ ‬&‭ ‬Resource Augmentation
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Economic Development

  • Economic Impact Analysis
  • Government Efficiency
  • Grant Writing
  • Tribal Business Consulting
  • Legal Cannabis Consulting

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Leadership Team

Jacques Santucci , President

As the President of Opus Consulting, Jacques brings years of leadership experience in the cannabis industry, as well as entertainment, tourism, financial services, and technology industries. His team assists clients around the country navigate the complex and evolving challenges of starting and operating a cannabis business.

His focus is on setting up the corporate strategy and structure, operations and administration of the business, designing and overseeing construction of facilities and systems as well as creating strong relationships with financing partners and major vendors, with a cross-functional approach to innovation and performance.

Jacques Santucci is a co-founder of Wellness Connection of Maine, the state’s largest group of medical marijuana dispensaries and a leader on the East Coast market, operating four state-licensed dispensaries and one growing and manufacturing facility, with a staff of over 80 employees. He is the founder and CEO of Strimo, a software company focused on empowering the serious cannabis operators to manage business performance.

He is a thought-after speaker on the topics of the impact of 280E, the primary business management basics for the recreational market and the evolution of the New England market. He is an active member of the National Cannabis Industry Association, part of the Facility Design Committee.

Connor Yost, Partner

Connor specializes in cannabis business startups, and has been at the forefront of the emerging legal industry since 2014. With a focus on business operations, marketing and compliance, Connor has been instrumental in the license acquisition and launch of several successful companies nationwide. Connor has, and continues to collaborate with the brightest and most successful business leaders in the industry, allowing him to amass a broad skill set and network of resources. Connor’s clients have found success through his commitment to industry best practices and hands-on project management approach. In addition to his consulting practice, Connor is also a founder of Stage Cannabis, an adult-use retail dispensary in Portland, ME.

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