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Best Cannabis Software for Seed-to-Sale Tracking

The best cannabis software for following legal weed's complicated web of regulations.

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Cannabis software is a necessity for weed businesses navigating the complex regulations surrounding legalization. Software also increasingly contains tools for businesses to keep track of their employees, the laws and generally keep their business in the black. These may consist of tax compliance tools, payroll and job boards.

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There are myriad options when it comes to cannabis software today. The best programs have multiple capabilities for regulators and businesses alike. Those on this list are already in wide use across the industry and are both easy to use and comprehensive.

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Würk offers high levels of customized for small, medium, and large businesses that want to follow complex regulations all while hiring key employees and keeping payroll and expenses under control. This cannabis software emphasizes the following capabilities all within their mobile-friendly UX:

  • Regulatory compliance

  • Maximizing profits and minimizing costs

  • Hiring and keeping employees

  • Payroll and scheduling

Along with normal business considerations being more complex for cannabis businesses, they still have to deal with payroll, human resources, and employee operations like every other company. All of these capabilities are available through Würk's platform, along with in-depth software for regulatory compliance and maximizing 280E deductions.

MJ Freeway

This cannabis software provides everything from seed to sale tracking to market forecasts for the industry. Specifically, their program can be tailored for different types of weed businesses, including vertically integrated businesses, dispensaries, delivery services, cannabis oil extractors and cultivators.

MJ Freeway provides data that goes beyond seed-to-sale tracking. For instance, they can calculate customer retention rates, help businesses submit licenses and create long-term financial plans.

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Tracking products is a major part of running a legal weed business. Additionally, that data gives you great insight into how to grow a business based on which are the hottest cannabis products, for example.

BioTrachTHC has the capabilities to create comprehensive data reports and provides marketing support based on that data. Specifically, this cannabis software caters to cultivators, dispensaries requiring point-of-sale systems, manufacturers and processors.

BioTrachTHC can be customized for any region because it contains the requirements for every unique license within every state. It can also be integrated with Metrc.


Tracking products seed-to-sale is tough for businesses and government agencies. According to their own estimates, Metrc has more than 20,000 users in Colorado. Since 2013, this cannabis software system has tracked at least five million plants.

Metrc's capabilities include tracking chain of custody and credentials of parties involved; analyzing trends of businesses within the system; registry of businesses, buyers, physicians, strains and other product information; tracking plants, packages and harvest.

Metrc was implemented in 2013 in Colorado when regulators were first confronted with the challenge of regulating cannabis. Today, creating a record of licensed businesses and giving governments a full overview of everything from individual harvests to licenses is a key part of bringing cannabis products to the shelves.

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This cannabis software helps businesses follow regulations while providing actionable business analytics by enabling cultivators to track their harvests through every step, including charting crop yields.

Trellis software is designed for all types of cannabis businesses and has the following features:

  • A dashboard that displays cultivation, manufacturing and other updates in real time

  • Protected chain of custody records

  • Inventory tracking, including crop yields

  • Insight into trim yields and moisture levels

  • Cost per gram analysis

  • Plant tracking through every stage

Trellis provides high levels of customization for various types of cannabis businesses and can create reports on each.

More cannabis software solutions are available all the time.

Supply chain management is one of the hottest cannabis jobs right now thanks to the challenges of following complex regulations. But luckily for weed entrepreneurs, there are more cannabis software options than ever.

Today, the best options on the market provide more than supply chain management. They can analyze market trends, help business owners cut expenses and simplify payroll and HR.No matter how challenging cannabis regulations can be, entrepreneurs are finding ways to stay within the law with innovative software.