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November 2, 2020

Vote Yes on 17; Parolees Should Vote!

November 1, 2020 By Rob Uriostegui, Esq.  (Margolin & Lawrence Attorneys at Law) Mistress the Safe Word is “Ballot:” California’s Proposition 17 Keeps Society Safe […]
November 1, 2020

Vote Yes on 25 for Bail Reform: California’s Prop 25 Ends the Innocent Poor Man’s Dilemma

October 30, 2020 By Rob Uriostegui, Esq.  (Margolin & Lawrence Attorneys at Law) California’s Prop 25 Ends the Innocent Poor Man’s Dilemma: Does He Plead […]
October 26, 2020

Barrett needs to go, and the Stimulus needs to come

October 26, 2020 By Allison Margolin and Jenna Rompel (Margolin & Lawrence Attorneys at Law) The vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett is set […]
October 22, 2020

DEA, USPS, and Miss America 2020 to reveal Drug Free USA Forever stamp

October 21, 2020   Just say no to the stamp “Drug Free USA Forever.” Apparently, someone thinks this is a good idea when there are […]
October 20, 2020

Delivery, Distribution, Non-Volatile Manufacturing and Testing Lab Commercial Cannabis Activity Application Processing Opens Today 10/20/2020 (Forms)

October 20, 2020   Attached is the procedure and forms for the initial DCR Pre-Application review. After the pre-application review applicants will receive an invoice […]
October 20, 2020

Los Angeles faces lawsuit over marijuana delivery licenses

October 20, 2020   In the seemingly never ending saga that is the LA cannabis licensing drama, comes another turn of events. The Southern California […]
October 7, 2020

Los Angeles is Finally about to Start Accepting Applications for Cannabis Delivery, Distribution, and Manufacturing Licenses

October 7, 2020   By Raza Lawrence Esquire (Margolin & Lawrence)   On October 5, the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation announced that it will […]
September 22, 2020

Herb Wesson Meeting – Updates on the Social Equity Program

September 3, 2020   By Olivia Hartman (Margolin & Lawrence)     Last week (9/13/2020), Herb Wesson held a Zoom meeting to discuss the trajectory of […]
September 7, 2020

[VIDEO] Q&A with Raza: Shareholder Agreements and LA’s Licensing Process

September 3, 2020   By Olivia Hartman & Raza Lawrence Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence)   Looking to enter the Los Angeles cannabis industry? Listen to […]
August 28, 2020

Water, Power, Action

August 28, 2020   By Raza Lawrence Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence)   When starting a cannabis business in California, don’t forget about water and power.  […]
August 6, 2020

New LA Amendments Bring PCN Districts Back to the Original 6

August 4, 2020   By Raza Lawrence Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence)   On July 30, the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation presented a report […]
August 4, 2020

California is Sick and Tired of the Feds

August 1, 2020   By Raza Lawrence Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence) & Gohar Tahmizian (Extern Loyola Law School)   Through its commercial cannabis licensing system, […]
August 4, 2020

L.A. Cannabis Commission Update: 7/30/2020

August 1, 2020
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California is Sick and Tired of the Feds

Through its commercial cannabis licensing system, the State of California stands diametrically opposed to the federal government, which criminalizes all production and sales of marijuana […]
July 30, 2020

L.A. Cannabis Commission Set To Clarify PCN Process

July 30, 2020   By Olivia Hartman, Policy Analyst at Margolin & Lawrence   On Thursday, July 30th, at 2:00 pm, the Los Angeles Cannabis […]
July 14, 2020

DCR Amended Ordinance Summary – July 1, 2020 City Council Meeting

July 8, 2020   New Licensing Procedure for All License Types ● Phase 3 Round 2 for storefront retail licenses will be selected by a […]
July 5, 2020

2020: Sequel to Orwell’s 1984 – Surveillance State

  By Rob Uriostegui, Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence) July 3, 2020   “Until they became conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have […]
July 2, 2020

L.A. revamps rules for cannabis licensing, hoping to redress harm from war on drugs

Cat Packer is the executive director of the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation. (Chris Pizzello / Associated Press) By Emily Alpert Reyes | Staff Writer  […]
June 23, 2020

Cannabis Recommendations June 2020

by Raza Lawrence (Esq. Margolin & Lawrence) on June 23, 2020   On June 16, 2020, the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation sent proposed […]
June 23, 2020

DCR Transmits Reports for Immediate Council Consideration

by DCR Staff on June 18, 2020   It is the Department’s position that immediate and comprehensive amendments are necessary for a more responsible and […]