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Washington to pay property owners for camera installation

January 14, 2016SSN Staff

WASHINGTON—The Washington D.C. City Council unanimously voted to increase rebates for local property owners who install security cameras on their premises, the Washington City Paper reported in early January. The amendment “roughly doubles the number of maximum rebates possible: up to $200 per camera for residents, capping at $500 per residential address, and the same for nonprofit and commercial institutions, but with a maximum rebate of $750 per address,” according to the report.

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Canna Security looks to grow with $1m investment

May 8, 2013Martha Entwistle

DENVER—ArcView Investments, a group of high-worth angel investors, on May 3 announced that "five companies received at least $1 million in commitments." Among those five companies is Canna Security, a company dedicated to protecting legal marijuana facilities.“We opened Canna Security in 2009 and business has taken off. We just expanded to Washington state,” Daniel Williams, president of Canna Security, told Security Systems News.Funds will be used for bringing on full-time technicians,...

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Legal pot hot new security market—but ADT declines to partake

May 1, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

Voters in Washington State and Colorado last fall legalized the recreational use of marijuana—and created a new demand for security, with pot warehouses and stores in those states anxious to protect their valuable stash. However, according to a report from CNNMoney this week, the fact that pot sales are still illegal under federal law is creating some security hassles. Not only is ADT refusing to provide security services to such businesses, citing federal law, but other security companies...

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