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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.
September 18, 2019

DCR Accepting Applications for Undue Concentration in Los Angeles

  Don’t panic. Although the first application cycle for cannabis retail licensing in the City of Los Angeles closed this morning, the real fun is […]
July 26, 2019

Northern california delivery applications

 
June 13, 2019

Take Our Quiz to Find Out if You May Qualify for Social Equity

 
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

 
May 2, 2019

LA Phase 3 Major Updates

NEW PHASE 3 LEGISLATION APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL On April 30th, the Los Angeles City Council approved new legislation to begin the third and final Phase […]
April 23, 2019

L.A. Retail Cannabis Legislation Moves Forward: What Happens Now

    Wednesday, April 17 – The City of Los Angeles Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee discussed and approved an April 12, 2019 report […]
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 […]
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 […]
January 18, 2019

North San Diego County Cannabis Update

While most of the attention on cannabis business in San Diego County has focused on the area in and around the City of San Diego, there are […]
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 30, 2018

Los Angeles Cannabis Update: November 29 LA Cannabis Regulation Commission Meeting

Our cannabis attorneys attended yesterday’s meeting of the LA Cannabis Regulation Commission. Here are our main takeaways on what was discussed.   1.  Enforcement Tactics […]
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 1, 2018

Where are Cannabis Lounges Allowed?

As recreational cannabis becomes legal in California, the marijuana industry is expanding into a number of different spaces that previously were impossible to operate in […]
October 30, 2018

New Cannabis Legislation in Riverside County

Last Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors in Riverside County approved an ordinance allowing the following commercial activities starting on 26th December: Testing, Manufacturing, Distribution and […]
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 […]