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January 18, 2018

It is Time to Reform Asset Forfeiture

After Jeff Sessions’ January 4 Memo on Marijuana Enforcement, many property owners and business people are wondering if federal asset forfeiture could become a growing […]
January 15, 2018

No Reason to Panic Over Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Announcement

On January 4, Jeff Sessions’ Justice Department issued a new Memo on Marijuana Enforcement that has left many people in states that allow marijuana confused […]
January 11, 2018

L.A. Cannabis Update: Who Can Apply for a License Right now?

While Jeff Sessions made his announcement last week that he was repealing the Cole Memo, Los Angeles opened their online portal for recreational cannabis applications. […]
January 9, 2018

Ask A Cannabis Trademark Lawyer: How Do I Apply For A State Trademark?

 As of January 1st, 2018, the long wait is over: cannabis business owners can apply for California state trademarks. The application form can be obtained […]
January 4, 2018

Ask An LA Cannabis Attorney: Do I need a cannabis water permit?

The complex cannabis regulations that have been rolled out by local and state governments across California means that as a cannabis operator you will be […]
January 2, 2018

Ask an LA Cannabis Attorney: Can Existing LA Dispensaries Stay Open?

2018 is here, and there is a lot of confusion in Los Angeles about the new cannabis laws. The question causing the most confusion is […]
December 31, 2017

CA Cannabis Licensing Explained in 2 Minutes – Video

As we prepare for January 1 and recreational cannabis in California, many legal questions remain for cannabis businesses. In this video, Los Angeles Cannabis Attorneys Margolin […]
December 21, 2017

Ask an LA Cannabis Attorney: How Many Microbusinesses Will LA Allow?

As the January 1 deadline for legalization approaches and Los Angeles prepares to open applications for cannabis businesses, the question on cannabis entrepreneurs’ minds is: […]
December 19, 2017

Breaking News: LA County Releases Proposed Cannabis Regulations

L.A. County released long-awaited draft cannabis regulations yesterday. The Board of Supervisors, which creates laws that govern all of the unincorporated areas of the county […]
December 15, 2017

How Many Bitcoins to Apply for an L.A. Cannabis License?

At a meeting this week, the LA City Council adopted a draft ordinance on the subject of the fees and fines for cannabis licensing, bringing […]
December 14, 2017

A Macro-Overview of Cannabis Microbusiness Laws In California

Our Los Angeles Cannabis Attorneys are constantly fielding questions about a popular license category called microbusiness. The Type 12 license allows you to engage in […]
December 7, 2017

L.A. City Council Passes New Cannabis Ordinances

Yesterday the LA City Council passed three ordinances that will regulate recreational cannabis sales, manufacturing, cultivation, distribution, delivery, and microbusiness in the city of LA. The council […]
December 6, 2017

L.A. City Council Voting on Cannabis Ordinances TODAY

Cannabis attorney Allison Margolin addressing the LA City Council on the new zoning regulations on Monday: Today  the LA City Council will vote to determine […]
December 1, 2017

California Redefines Volatile Manufacturing

Our Los Angeles cannabis attorneys are often faced with questions about which substances count as “volatile solvents” when it comes to cannabis manufacturing. The state […]
November 29, 2017

Update on the L.A. Cannabis Social Equity Program

Yesterday, the Los Angeles City Council met to discuss cannabis issues before voting on the final ordinance next month. Our Los Angeles Cannabis attorneys were […]
November 20, 2017

Los Angeles Introduces Cannabis Social Equity Program Criteria

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, Los Angeles is one step closer to cannabis licensing. Here is the latest from our Los Angeles cannabis attorneys who attended […]
November 17, 2017

Breaking news: California releases emergency cannabis regulations

Today, California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities released proposed emergency licensing regulations for commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis. The regulations are intended to reflect the […]
November 14, 2017

Ask an LA Cannabis Attorney: A Guide to the City’s New Licensing Regulations

With Los Angeles on the verge of rolling out new licensing for marijuana businesses, many businesses, both preexisting and new, are wondering what the City’s […]
November 9, 2017

Ask an LA Cannabis Attorney: So What’s Happening in WeHo?

On November 5th, the City Council of West Hollywood put an end to a long period of speculation about the future legal status of cannabis […]
November 7, 2017

How Many Los Angeles Cannabis Licenses Will Be Issued?

Last week, our Los Angeles cannabis attorneys were at the City Council meeting where the Council moved to amend the Draft Regulations that were previously […]