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October 10, 2017

Does my California Cannabis Business have to be a nonprofit?

The short answer is yes, for now. Until the law changes, you need to operate as a nonprofit. You should also prepare yourself for for-profit […]
October 6, 2017

Ask an LA Cannabis Attorney: How Can I Prepare for Cannabis Licensing?

While there has been much debate over LA’s recent Draft Regulations, not much has been stated clearly about how to prepare for the LA license […]
October 5, 2017

Ask a Cannabis Lawyer: Can I Trademark My Brand?

Now that California is set to give licenses to cannabis operators, you may be wondering — can cannabis companies get trademarks yet? The answer is […]
September 27, 2017

Under New City Regulations, Will LA’s Marijuana Businesses Be Able To Stay Open?

This past Monday, the Los Angeles City Council held an open meeting of its Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee on the subject of the […]
September 25, 2017

Los Angeles Updates Draft Cannabis Regulations

On September 22, 2017, the City of Los Angeles released Revised Draft Requirements for Commercial Cannabis Activity in the City. Our LA cannabis lawyers have […]
September 21, 2017

Where Can I get a Cannabis Distribution License in California?

Under California’s SB-94 (aka MAUCRSA), the retail sale of marijuana products to consumers is only legal if the business owner holds a license for cannabis distribution. […]
September 19, 2017

Do I Need to be Pre-ICO to Qualify for LA’s Priority Licensing?

One of the hot topics within the LA cannabis community is priority licensing. In this post, our LA cannabis attorneys will explain what priority licensing […]
September 14, 2017

CBD and Me: What You Need to Know (Part 2 of our CBD Series)

Los Angeles cannabis lawyers are often asked “but what about CBD?”; this post is part 2 of our series on the extract. As a derivative […]
September 12, 2017

Do I need a License to Bathe in Cannabis? Topicals & Type 6

Cannabis, via a wide variety of consumption methods and in a myriad of forms, has a long history of use as a pain reliever. In […]
September 8, 2017

LA Updates Cannabis Zoning, Includes Volatile Manufacturing

Yesterday the City of Los Angeles released new zoning for cannabis businesses. The blue and pink maps released in June have been updated. We now […]
September 6, 2017

Ask a Cannabis Lawyer: What Is The Legal Status of CBD? (Part 1 of our CBD Series)

Our marijuana lawyers are frequently being asked about one particular cannabis derivative: cannabidiol, also known as CBD. The popularity of cannabidiol as used in CBD-only […]
August 29, 2017

State of MJ 2017 – Cannabis Lawyers & Entrepreneurs Convene in DTLA

Los Angeles cannabis lawyer Allison Margolin spoke at the State of Marijuana conference this past weekend. In this video clip, she gives an overview of […]
August 25, 2017

LA Rules Committee Recommends Volatile Cannabis Manufacturing

In a letter published today, the Los Angeles City Council’s Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee (Rules Committee) advised the City Planning Department that they […]
August 24, 2017

How Can I Advertise My Cannabis Business?

One of the most frequent questions our cannabis lawyers get from savvy business owners is: How can I legally market my cannabis products? As with […]
August 16, 2017

Ask a Cannabis Lawyer: When Can I Be Licensed in Bellflower, CA?

In addition to the City of Los Angeles Public Comment hearing on Measure M last night, Bellflower’s City Council held a meeting this week. On […]
August 11, 2017

Will California Create A Bank That Serves Legal Cannabis Businesses?

One of the questions any Los Angeles cannabis lawyer encounters most frequently is: what about the banking issue? Cannabis remains a largely unbanked industry. And […]
August 10, 2017

Palm Springs Opens Cannabis Business Applications

As of this Monday, the resort community of Palm Springs, California has begun accepting permit applications for a full range of adult-use cannabis businesses. Like […]
August 3, 2017

Do I Need A Cannabis Lawyer To Advise My Business?

As California gears up for the full legalization of adult-use commercial cannabis, entrepreneurs across the state are considering breaking into the marijuana industry. However, the […]
July 31, 2017

Ask A Cannabis Lawyer: What Are The Zoning Laws In California?

Under S.B. 94, the 482 Cities and and 58 Counties within California have authority to regulate land use and zoning within their jurisdictions. The zoning […]
July 26, 2017

CA State Agencies Withdraw Draft Regulations

New Regulations will be released in Fall 2017 and the agencies will use emergency rulemaking to pass them.  From the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation:  […]
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