TreeFrog LLC is a cannabis-extraction and product-manufacturing team whose founders have been operators in the industry for many years. As a TreeFrog client you will be working directly with the creators, designers, and operators behind marQaha, an award winning cannabis brand with a presence in several regulated states throughout the US.  They have licensed their brand of high-quality medicinal and recreational products in Colorado, Nevada, Illinois, and Oregon with Arizona coming soon. Their product licensees include some of the largest dispensary and cultivation companies in the nation including multi-acre outdoor operations, with the largest having indoor operations exceeding 180,000 sf. The marQaha brand has a reputation for all-natural ingredients, a CO2-extraction focus, quality, purity, consistency, and an impeccable recall-free history since 2010.

It all starts with the garden.
We help our clients determine the most efficient means of cultivation for their business. By applying our industry experience with the the best
industrial cultivation consultants on the planet, we facilitate the
relationships that tie into the overall business plan.
Secure and protect your Garden, dispensary, extraction and production areas
Bring in the best to design and facilitate all aspects of security from camera and bio cards to deeply researched security protocols

Matt has varied and extensive experience gained from a lifetime career in enforcement with federal, state and local government agencies. His unique accomplishments with authoring and implementing Colorado’s groundbreaking medical marijuana statues and regulations have earned him a national reputation. His work as the leader of the Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division has been featured in popular publications such as TIME Magazine, ABA Journal, NY Times and The Washington Post. Matt was also featured in CNBC’s – Marijuana USA and 60 Minutes. Matt has assisted numerous states with the development of public policies to regulate cannabis. In addition, he authored several security plans to create “accountability through transparency” and prevent unauthorized facility access and cannabis diversion. Cook Consulting security plans have a proven track record and have received many of the top scores during application processes.


As Senior Director of Enforcement for the Colorado Department of Revenue, Matt also supervised Gaming, Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement, Racing Events, Auto Industry Division, Safety and Security, and Administrative Hearings. He was also the founding Chairman of the Colorado Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) in the Department if Public Safety. In these capacities, he effectively managed budgets in excess of 154 million dollars and more than 220 full-time peace officers and other employees.

Matt is nationally recognized as a regulatory expert for beverage alcohol and cannabis. He served as Vice President of the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators and represented License states as a Joint Committee of the States Representative. As Division Director for Colorado Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement and the Division of Racing Events, he established and directed enforcement policies statewide and assisted with the development of enforcement legislation and rules to shape public policy for more than 20 years.


Matt Cook Consulting

Previously, as Licensing Director and Enforcement Supervisor for Colorado Liquor Enforcement, Matt coordinated liquor law enforcement and the licensing with the 332 local venues in Colorado.  He efficiently managed the more than 12,000 beverage alcohol licensees in Colorado. He was also instrumental in drafting many legislative matters for the Colorado General Assembly concerning beverage alcohol. 


Additionally, Matt has an enforcement background at the local level. As License Enforcement Officer and Administrator for the City of Colorado Springs, he enforced liquor laws and regulated more than 30,000 City issued business licenses with a focus on liquor licenses, and became a qualified expert witness in Colorado beverage alcohol law. Matt’s recognized expertise in the 21st Amendment also allowed him to act as a technical advisor to the Local Liquor Licensing Authority.

Matt also served as a Special Agent for the United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). He performed extensive case work with DEA, FBI, ATF, DIS and Secret Service while investigating federal crime, including narcotics, fraud, explosives, homicides, counter-intelligence and espionage.

We provide armed protection, professional compliance and investigative services, and secure transportation services to individuals, businesses and government entities who need to protect their licenses and business investments or who require professional protection services for their employees, clients and physical assets. Our professional team is comprised primarily of former military and law enforcement personnel with decades of experience in protection, investigations, logistics and tactical industries.


The extraction side of cannabis product manufacturing is a vital first link in the production chain. TreeFrog’s Verified Extraction Consultants (“VEC”) assist with the design and development of extraction lab facilities and train personnel to ensure the highest quality extracts will meet standards for excellence and purity. TreeFrog offers direct experience in implementing and successfully deploying technology, procedures and training in multiple highly regulated medical marijuana markets. Extraction techniques, include but are not limited to C02, steam, hydrocarbon (butane as an example), ethanol extraction and recovery, solventless and molecular distillation. TreeFrog’s VECs have additional experience including: natural product chemistry, drug delivery systems, established commercial medical marijuana cultivators and direct experience in medical marijuana extraction utilizing various approved solvents in multiple states under varying regulations and parameters.