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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:  […]
July 26, 2017

Answers to Your Top 10 Cannabis Business Law FAQs

It sounds like a dream, but it’s not – a billion dollar black market is now a legitimate business option. If you are an entrepreneur […]
July 18, 2017

Where is Volatile Cannabis Manufacturing Allowed?

‘Dabbing’ and vape pens are some of the newest and most popular methods of consuming cannabis. Instead of smoking marijuana flowers, users ingest cannabis concentrate, […]
July 13, 2017

LA’s Draft Cannabis Regulations Should Strive For Fairness And More Fun – Our Cannabis Law Op-Ed In The LA Daily News

As med. cannabis lawyers, we think LA’s regulations should allow for those operators already existing who have had prop D violations to still apply. Moreover, […]
July 11, 2017

Ask A Cannabis Lawyer – Are Edibles Legal Under The MAUCRSA?

Reflecting the fact that cannabis edibles have become an increasingly popular alternative to smoking marijuana, California’s MAUCRSA introduces new regulations on edible cannabis manufacturing. Cannabis […]
June 29, 2017

LA Cannabis Licensing & Social Equity

As explained in our previous blog post, “compliance” will be a major factor in the distribution of marijuana licenses in Los Angeles – and cannabis […]
June 20, 2017

Which Marijuana Dispensaries Will Los Angeles Allow?

Los Angeles is moving ahead with regulating marijuana, a shift that will bring many businesses out of the gray and black and into compliance with […]
June 19, 2017

The M&L Guide to CA’s Cannabis Laws, by LA’s Top Med. Cannabis Lawyers

By California’s Leading Med. Cannabis Lawyers, Margolin & Lawrence What are the new California cannabis laws as of June 2017? On June 15, 2017, the […]
June 6, 2017

How Many Cannabis Licenses Can I Have In California?

Update: The MAUCRSA, which passed June 22, repealed the provisions of the MCRSA that placed restrictions on vertical integration. As of June 30, the state has […]
May 1, 2015
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Remember when the US was considered cool and happening? John Lennon once compared NY to Rome, and moved here to be near the action.
April 30, 2015
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2020: Sequel to Orwell’s 1984 – The New Surveillance State

Until they became conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious… The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake.