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December 11, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill: What it Means for Hemp and CBD

The House Committee on Agriculture is in the process of finalizing the 2018 Farm Bill, which is expected to go into effect later this month. […]
December 5, 2018

Cannabis Update: New York / New Jersey

Steps toward the legalization of cannabis in New York and New Jersey have been in the news recently. But how close are these states to […]
December 3, 2018

How Would a White Labeling Ban Affect Cannabis Business?

What is white labeling, and how might the proposed white labeling ban affect commercial cannabis deal structures? Both established and nascent players in the cannabis […]
November 30, 2018

Los Angeles Cannabis Update: November 29 LA Cannabis Regulation Commission Meeting

Our cannabis attorneys attended yesterday’s meeting of the LA Cannabis Regulation Commission. Here are our main takeaways on what was discussed.   1.  Enforcement Tactics […]
November 27, 2018

Sunset Clauses and California Cannabis

Twilight is approaching in the state of commercial cannabis in California. Pursuant to the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), Business and […]
November 14, 2018

CBD Confusion

Cannabidiol (CBD for short) is a naturally-occurring element of the cannabis plant that has recently exploded in popularity and availability.  Like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD is believed to have […]
November 14, 2018

Everything You Need to Know from the Pasadena Application Workshop

On Tuesday night, the city of Pasadena hosted a presentation on cannabis licensing with a planning consultant. Here is what we learned from the meeting.     […]
November 6, 2018

Medical Marijuana Labeling Requirements 101

Guest post by Donna Thompson, customlabels.net Medical marijuana has been legalized in more than half of the states in the U.S. It is used for […]
November 5, 2018

Cannabis and the 2018 Midterm Elections

The 2018 Midterm Elections are perhaps the most important in recent memory. They are the first, best, and last hope the Democrats have to set […]
November 1, 2018

Where are Cannabis Lounges Allowed?

As recreational cannabis becomes legal in California, the marijuana industry is expanding into a number of different spaces that previously were impossible to operate in […]
October 30, 2018

New Cannabis Legislation in Riverside County

Last Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors in Riverside County approved an ordinance allowing the following commercial activities starting on 26th December: Testing, Manufacturing, Distribution and […]
October 23, 2018

Is Marijuana Legal in Your Country?

Marijuana remains a controversial issue in many countries other than the United States, and entrepreneurs interested in cannabis business may be curious about the legal […]
October 19, 2018

Cannabis Business Law

California cannabis entrepreneurs have to go through the often lengthy and cumbersome process of applying for local and state commercial cannabis licenses.  But that is […]
October 16, 2018

Central Coast Update

Commercial cannabis is heating up on the central coast. Here’s a look at what’s green: The City of Goleta began accepting cannabis planning applications on […]
October 4, 2018

San Francisco Cannabis Licensing & Equity Program

San Francisco’s Golden Gates have opened for those interested in running their cannabis business in the City and County of San Francisco. Although the San […]
October 3, 2018

Additional State Licensing Requirements and Permits

Getting a commercial cannabis license in California is complicated enough when coordinating your proposed business activities with a variety of government agencies. Depending on what […]
October 2, 2018

New Cannabis Legislation

Allison Margolin, founder and partner of Margolin & Lawrence, spoke on Wednesday about dosing regulations at the State of Cannabis conference in Queen Mary, Long […]
September 28, 2018

DEA Reschedules CBD to Schedule 5

By Raza Lawrence and Allison Margolin On September 28, 2018, the DEA issued a rule announcing that drugs including CBD with THC content below 0.1%  will […]
September 18, 2018

What Should I Know for My Cannabis Business?

The logistics of running a legal cannabis operation involve many questions that may seem surprising or daunting to both current and aspiring business owners. As […]
September 13, 2018

Guest Post: Australia’s Conflicting Positions on Cannabis

Australia has a state and Federal system of government with many similarities to theway the US operates. The Australian system, just like the US system […]