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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 […]
July 25, 2018

Do you Want Your Security Guard to Kill or Injure Someone to Protect Your Product or Cash?

by Terry Blevins, President/CEO of Armaplex Security Many businesses are willing to put a security guard in their cannabis business, but don’t often think about […]
July 13, 2018

New York State Releases Report on Recreational Cannabis

With a recent study, the state of New York signaled receptiveness to the possibility of legalizing cannabis for recreational use. Specifically, the report, commissioned by […]
July 11, 2018

Update on Diversion for Mental Health Treatment

Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 1810 [Insert link: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180AB1810]  this past week and it is immediately effective. SB 1810 is incorporated through Penal Code section 1001.36, which […]
July 9, 2018

Don’t Be Intimidated by LA’s Social Equity Program – All are welcome to Apply

Through the Social Equity Program, Drug War Victims Will Help Build LA’s Green Economy
July 2, 2018

LA Phase II – July 2nd Update

As of July 2nd, here is the latest news on Phase 2 of cannabis licensing for the City of LA: Phase 2 will open August […]
June 29, 2018

July 1st Deadline Update

Sixth months have almost passed under the transition regime and the July 1st deadline for the Emergency Regulations approaches soon. Many dispensaries are in a […]
June 20, 2018

LA Phase II Update

Today the Los Angeles City Council held a special meeting, where a passionate and energized public audience made it clear that they want to see […]
June 8, 2018

Final Release of California Cannabis Regulations

After numerous iterations, the final regulations officially went into effect on June 6, 2018 and are set to expire on December 4, 2018. These amended […]
May 21, 2018

Free Social Equity Clinic

Margolin & Lawrence will be holding a FREE Social Equity Clinic this Thursday, May 21, 2018 from 10AM to 5PM at our Beverly Hills office. […]
May 18, 2018

[UPDATE] WHERE CAN I GET A DISTRIBUTION LICENSE IN CA?

Back in September, we published a blog post titled “Where Can I Get a Distribution License in California.” Now that the ordinances for the majority […]
May 17, 2018

Meet Us In NYC

May 8, 2018

Massachusetts Cannabis Regulators: 36 Watts will be the limit for cannabis cultivators

Compared to the farming of most other crops, commercial cannabis cultivation’s impact on the environment is minimal – except when it comes to power use. A […]
May 1, 2018

Do Free Samples get Taxed?

  Update: This blog post does not apply to Los Angeles, as the distribution of free samples is non-compliant under the LA Ordinance 185344 Rules and Regulations for Cannabis […]
April 20, 2018

The History of Cannabis by Margolin & Lawrence

April 17, 2018

News: Ninth Circuit Hears Medical Cannabis Case

Just last week, on March 29th, a three-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held a special setting at the University of Idaho […]
April 10, 2018

Cannabis Compliance: Operating Legally in California in 2018

California’s transition into a regulated market has many operators wondering what the universe of compliance looks like and where they fit into the process. In […]
April 5, 2018

Massachusetts opens recreational cannabis licensing

  On April 2nd, the Massachusetts Cannabis Commission opened its licensing application process for cannabis businesses, marking Massachusetts’ official entry into the legal cannabis industry. […]
April 4, 2018

Culver city status update

Only a week is left until Culver City starts accepting applications for cannabis businesspermits – except storefront retail, which is scheduled to open by May. […]
March 29, 2018

Current Status of San Francisco City Cannabis Licensing

The City of San Francisco began its process of licensing retailers to sell adult-use cannabis on January 6, 2018. Any MCD (Medical Cannabis Dispensary) businesses […]