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February 19, 2019

Governor Newsom Calls In the National Guard

Are we about to see more enforcement against unlicensed cannabis? California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced he is calling for the California National Guard to […]
December 11, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill: What it Means for Hemp and CBD

The House Committee on Agriculture is in the process of finalizing the 2018 Farm Bill, which is expected to go into effect later this month. […]
November 27, 2018

Sunset Clauses and California Cannabis

Twilight is approaching in the state of commercial cannabis in California. Pursuant to the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulations and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), Business and […]
November 14, 2018

CBD Confusion

Cannabidiol (CBD for short) is a naturally-occurring element of the cannabis plant that has recently exploded in popularity and availability.  Like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD is believed to have […]
November 14, 2018

Everything You Need to Know from the Pasadena Application Workshop

On Tuesday night, the city of Pasadena hosted a presentation on cannabis licensing with a planning consultant. Here is what we learned from the meeting.     […]
November 5, 2018

Cannabis and the 2018 Midterm Elections

The 2018 Midterm Elections are perhaps the most important in recent memory. They are the first, best, and last hope the Democrats have to set […]
October 19, 2018

Cannabis Business Law

California cannabis entrepreneurs have to go through the often lengthy and cumbersome process of applying for local and state commercial cannabis licenses.  But that is […]
October 16, 2018

Central Coast Update

Commercial cannabis is heating up on the central coast. Here’s a look at what’s green: The City of Goleta began accepting cannabis planning applications on […]
October 4, 2018

San Francisco Cannabis Licensing & Equity Program

San Francisco’s Golden Gates have opened for those interested in running their cannabis business in the City and County of San Francisco. Although the San […]
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 […]
September 6, 2018

California Cannabis License Fee Calculator

The state regulators have released the annual fees for cannabis licensees – manufacturing fees are determined by the CDPH, cultivation by CalCannabis, and testing, microbusiness, […]
August 27, 2018

Why You Should Consider Hiring an Attorney for Your Cannabis Business

California is well underway in the business of commercial cannabis, and now the state hasopened its golden doors to licensing. The state is actively reviewing […]
July 11, 2018

Update on Diversion for Mental Health Treatment

Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 1810 [Insert link: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180AB1810]  this past week and it is immediately effective. SB 1810 is incorporated through Penal Code section 1001.36, which […]
July 9, 2018

Don’t Be Intimidated by LA’s Social Equity Program – All are welcome to Apply

Through the Social Equity Program, Drug War Victims Will Help Build LA’s Green Economy
June 29, 2018

July 1st Deadline Update

Sixth months have almost passed under the transition regime and the July 1st deadline for the Emergency Regulations approaches soon. Many dispensaries are in a […]
June 20, 2018

LA Phase II Update

Today the Los Angeles City Council held a special meeting, where a passionate and energized public audience made it clear that they want to see […]
April 20, 2018

The History of Cannabis by Margolin & Lawrence

April 10, 2018

Cannabis Compliance: Operating Legally in California in 2018

California’s transition into a regulated market has many operators wondering what the universe of compliance looks like and where they fit into the process. In […]
March 29, 2018

Current Status of San Francisco City Cannabis Licensing

The City of San Francisco began its process of licensing retailers to sell adult-use cannabis on January 6, 2018. Any MCD (Medical Cannabis Dispensary) businesses […]
March 27, 2018

Federal Cannabis Update: 2018 Spending Bill Keeps Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment

Last week, despite controversy, criticism from both sides of the aisle, and talk of a veto, President Trump agreed to sign the federal government’s omnibus […]