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December 31, 2021
2022 CA Laws

Ringing in the New Year With New 2022 California Laws

Governor Newsom signed a mammoth 770 new laws in 2021 and although some will not take effect on Day 1 like mandating mental health instruction in schools or requiring gender-neutral toy sections in stores, most will.
December 1, 2021
oregon mushrooms

What’s Next for Mushrooms In Oregon?

The goal of Measure 109 is to make psilocybin, the chemical compound found in magic mushrooms, legal for therapeutic use. This would make Oregon the first state in the country to do this.
November 1, 2021
dcr temporary approval renewal

DCR What You Need to Know About the Temporary Approval Renewal Process

The Temporary Approval renewal process deadline was recently extended to 2nd November 2021 by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR). If your application was not submitted – with renewal fees paid – before this date, your temporary approval(s) for 2021 will expire after 31st December 2021.
October 5, 2021
DCR Update October 2021

DCR Update October 5, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA

LA’s Department of Cannabis Regulation Moves Forward with New Licensing, and Additional Scrutiny of Previously Submitted Social Equity License Applications 
July 1, 2021
Department of Cannabis Regulations

DCR Update July 1, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA

Effective July 1, 2021 the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) put into effect two new Ordinances (187094 and 187095) amending Article 4 and Article 5 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code regulating commercial cannabis activity in the City of Los Angeles.
May 18, 2019

Opportunity for Potential Investors to Join Pending Phase II Licenses

 
May 13, 2019

Governor Releases Revised State Budget, Statutory Changes Affecting Cannabis in California

 
April 30, 2019

Cracking Down on Compliance

           Operational compliance has become paramount to the success of many cannabis businesses following new state regulations that went into effect […]
April 11, 2019

City Council Action Unanimously Passed Today

The LA City Council held a meeting today to follow up on the April 1 meeting of the Budget Committee and approve the recommendations made […]
September 18, 2018

What Should I Know for My Cannabis Business?

The logistics of running a legal cannabis operation involve many questions that may seem surprising or daunting to both current and aspiring business owners. As […]
August 13, 2018

Applying for a Commercial Cannabis License: State vs. Local

Since the Department of Cannabis Regulation opened up Phase II licensing in Los Angeles a couple of weeks ago, questions have been flooding in regarding […]
April 20, 2018

The History of Cannabis by Margolin & Lawrence

March 2, 2018

What happens after the temporary cannabis license?

On January 1, 2018 the state of California began issuing temporary licenses for cannabis operators. We are about halfway through the 120-day period allotted for […]
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 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 […]