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June 23, 2020

Budding In: The Law’s Intrusion on Branding in the Cannabis Industry

By Allison B. Margolin, Raza Lawrence, and Xochilt Gama Margolin & Lawrence   ©2020. Published in Landslide, Vol. 12, No. 5, May/June 2020, by the […]
June 10, 2020

On The Right to Get High

By Allison B. Margolin, Esq (Margolin & Lawrence) Harvard Law School / Class of 2002   This paper argues that the criminalization of drugs, via […]
June 10, 2020
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On The Right to Get High

The most contemporary developments in the study of drug use and drug addiction, undermine the legitimacy of the FDA scheme
June 9, 2020

Surviving the Virtual World and Real-Life Problems of Law Office Management after COVID-19

June 5, 2020 By Allison B. Margolin, Esq (Margolin & Lawrence) with family law background supplied by my mom, ELYSE MARGOLIN, Esq. Founding Partner, Levin […]
June 4, 2020

Is it burglary or is it looting? A legal look at police force in the BLM protests

June 3, 2020 By Olivia Hartman, Policy Analyst at Margolin & Lawrence   Current conversations on police use of force and brutality, otherwise known as […]
June 3, 2020

“Dominate?” We Are in This Mess Because of Police Domination

June 3, 2020 By Rob Uriostegui ESQ   On a conference call with governors, Trump used the word “dominate” on how to deal with […]
May 19, 2020

Marijuana Lawyers in California – And Who Should Hire Them

May 18, 2020 By Guy Sherman from   Since California legalized recreational marijuana in 2016, the number of users and of cannabis-related businesses has […]
May 14, 2020

Juvenile delinquency proceedings

May 14, 2020

COVID-19: Bail rules (Emergency Rule 4)

May 6, 2020

USDA Unveils Guidelines For Federal Loans To Hemp Business

May 4, 2020 By Kyle Jaeger   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released guidelines for processing federal loans for the hemp industry.
April 22, 2020

California Cannabis Equity Grants Program Provides $30 Million in Grant Funding for Local Jurisdictions

April 21, 2020   Today, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), in partnership with the Bureau of Cannabis Control, announced $30 million […]
April 20, 2020

Federal Emergency Rules Regarding COVID-19 (Federal Inmate Release)

April 20, 2020 By Raza Lawrence   Two inmates at San Pedro’s Terminal Island federal prison have died of coronavirus, with 33 positive cases at […]
April 20, 2020

As Coronavirus Spreads Through Prisons, States Are Failing Incarcerated People

April 18, 2020 By Victoria Law (   On April 6, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order allowing “medically vulnerable” incarcerated people to […]
April 19, 2020

Los Angeles Prosecutors Discussed Loopholes In Coronavirus Zero-Bail Policy (Coronavirus)

April 16, 2020: Los Angeles, CA By Jessica Schulberg Huffington Post   California and LA County lowered bail to $0 for several offenses to keep […]
April 3, 2020

DCR Retail Store Front Application Process Explained

April 2, 2020

Hemp Businesses Eligible for Coronavirus Stimulus Package

March 31, 2020: Los Angeles, CA State-legal hemp businesses will be allowed to access financial relief under the multi-million dollar federal coronavirus stimulus package approved […]
April 2, 2020

Los Angeles Finishes Audit of Phase 3 Round 1 Processing (Cannabis Retail)

April 1, 2020: Los Angeles, CA The City of Los Angeles has completed its audit of Phase 3 Round 1 Storefront Retail Licensing. The city […]
March 27, 2020

Cannabis Retail Opportunities – Riverside, Imperial & Orange Counties

Los Angeles, CA Especially in this time of social distancing brought on by the coronavirus, cannabis delivery is more important than ever. And the ability […]
March 25, 2020

Cannabis Remains Open for Business as the Rest of the World Shuts Down

March 23, 2020: Los Angeles In much of California, cannabis businesses are allowed to continue on with their normal operations, despite Governor Newsom’s order to […]
March 24, 2020

You Can’t Stop Cannabis: California Lockdown Means Marijuana Pitch Event Shines Online

March 23, 2020:  David E. Carpenter (Forbes Online) So much for the worn-out idea that cannabis consumers are an idle lot. As millions of Californians […]