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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 […]
September 6, 2018

California Cannabis License Fee Calculator

The state regulators have released the annual fees for cannabis licensees – manufacturing fees are determined by the CDPH, cultivation by CalCannabis, and testing, microbusiness, […]
September 5, 2018

Provisional Licensing in California

Originally, Senate Bill (SB) 1459 was written to allow the county agricultural commissioners (CACs) to include cannabis among reports about the condition, acreage, production, and […]
August 27, 2018

Why You Should Consider Hiring an Attorney for Your Cannabis Business

California is well underway in the business of commercial cannabis, and now the state hasopened its golden doors to licensing. The state is actively reviewing […]
August 17, 2018

Approval of Cannabis Epilepsy Medicine is Sign of Growing Acceptance

This editorial, by Allison Margolin and Raza Lawrence, also appears in the July 25th, 2018 edition of The Daily Journal. On June 25, the Food and […]
August 13, 2018

Applying for a Commercial Cannabis License: State vs. Local

Since the Department of Cannabis Regulation opened up Phase II licensing in Los Angeles a couple of weeks ago, questions have been flooding in regarding […]
August 10, 2018

LA Cannabis Licensing – Phase II Update

On the heels of the opening of Phase 2 of non-retail cannabis licensing, the Los Angeles Cannabis Regulation Commission convened a Special Meeting yesterday. Law […]
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