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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 […]
September 5, 2019

Phase 3 Round 1 Application Aftermath:

Just yesterday, the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) opened up the application process for Round 1 of Phase 3 retail storefront licenses in the City […]
July 28, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Los Angeles Phase 3 Licensing

 
July 3, 2019

What’s the 411 on 420 and “Undue Concentration?”

Recently, rumors and misinformation have circulated surrounding LA’s “undue concentration” rules for commercial cannabis licensing. The undue concentration rules have not been eliminated, as some […]
June 25, 2019

Undue Concentration

     
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 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 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 3, 2019

DCR Prepares to Open Phase 3 Applications

An Important Step Forward for Los Angeles Cannabis Licensing – DCR Prepares to Open Phase 3 Applications, Starting with Retail for Social Equity Applicants  Cannabis […]
March 29, 2019

DCR’s New Tool to Aid Prospective Phase 3 Retail Applicants in Their Property Search & State to Issue Provisional Licenses to Qualified Temporary License Holders

DEPARTMENT OF CANNABIS REGULATION’S NEW INTERACTIVE MAP The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR), the governing agency regulating commercial cannabis activities for the City of Los […]
March 8, 2019

March Report: Where We Are with Los Angeles Phase 3 Licensing

February 28th, 2019 “I’m frustrated.” These two words were expressed throughout last week’s city council meeting on the current state of cannabis affairs in the […]
March 8, 2019

March Report: Where We Are with Los Angeles Phase 3 Licensing

February 28th, 2019 “I’m frustrated.” These two words were expressed throughout last week’s city council meeting on the current state of cannabis affairs in the […]
February 15, 2019

LA Cannabis Update: New Recommendations from the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation

Cannabis attorney Raza Lawrence attended today’s special meeting of the Los Angeles Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee. At the meeting, the discussion focused on […]
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 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 […]