Lot number barcodes

A guide to Canadian cannabis barcodes, and how your store can best prepare for them

Managing cannabis products can seem straightforward at first, but things change when you receive your first shipment of legal cannabis in their respective packaging. The packages will look something like the above. The barcode below is what is known as a GS1 stacked databar, or a lot-tracked barcode. The lot-tracked barcode is a superset of […]

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Cannabis Retail Data Security

Cannabis retail data security is critical for the smooth day to day operations of a cannabis store. Losing client data can cripple customer verification systems. Not only does losing data throw a wrench into daily operations, it also lowers client trust. Nobody likes having their personal information and government ID’s leaked onto the internet. Securing data […]

Greenline does not monetize your data

Greenline’s stance on data privacy

Your data is important. Data is a valuable resource, and the creators of that data always deserve to know where it goes and how it’s used. Greenline does not monetize customer data. As a business, our revenues are generated as a function of delivering value to our retail customers, and not as a function of […]

In hindsight: Early engineering decisions at Greenline

Our goal here is to share our stories and learnings on building a system that now supports 500+ stores across Canada and processes over $45 million in cannabis retail sales every month. I hope that whether you work at a startup or not, you’ll find stories that you can relate to!

Engineering is messy. Startup engineering is especially so, and I’d argue that if it’s not messy you’re doing it wrong. Speed matters a lot, and it’s impossible to make perfect architectural decisions early on. As a young 20s kid with only 2 years of professional software development under my belt, I did what I knew how to do at the time.

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BC’s new recreational cannabis home delivery and security changes are a positive game-changer for retailers

Thanks to the efforts of numerous behind-the-scenes cannabis industry advocates, including the Association of Canadian Cannabis Retailers

Greenline support for the next generation of Moneris Core terminals

We’re proud to announce the launch of our Moneris Core POS integrations. This will allow Greenline customers to use the next