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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 […]
July 25, 2018

Do you Want Your Security Guard to Kill or Injure Someone to Protect Your Product or Cash?

by Terry Blevins, President/CEO of Armaplex Security Many businesses are willing to put a security guard in their cannabis business, but don’t often think about […]
July 13, 2018

New York State Releases Report on Recreational Cannabis

With a recent study, the state of New York signaled receptiveness to the possibility of legalizing cannabis for recreational use. Specifically, the report, commissioned by […]
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
May 18, 2018

[UPDATE] WHERE CAN I GET A DISTRIBUTION LICENSE IN CA?

Back in September, we published a blog post titled “Where Can I Get a Distribution License in California.” Now that the ordinances for the majority […]
April 20, 2018

The History of Cannabis by Margolin & Lawrence

April 17, 2018

News: Ninth Circuit Hears Medical Cannabis Case

Just last week, on March 29th, a three-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held a special setting at the University of Idaho […]
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 […]
April 5, 2018

Massachusetts opens recreational cannabis licensing

  On April 2nd, the Massachusetts Cannabis Commission opened its licensing application process for cannabis businesses, marking Massachusetts’ official entry into the legal cannabis industry. […]
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 […]
March 23, 2018

Will California Lower the Cannabis Tax Rates?

Legalization has been a bumpy road for California cannabis operators, and since January 1, owners are learning that it also comes at a price. The […]
March 13, 2018

I Have My Temporary Distribution License. Now What?

The state of California has officially begun to grant temporary licenses for cannabis distribution, pending applications and processing of full state licenses. Temporary licenses are […]
March 6, 2018

LA City Council Update: New Cannabis Rules in Development

As of this year, cannabis business is legal in Los Angeles, but the process of drafting and refining the laws and regulations that will actually […]
February 14, 2018

Cannabis Taxes: What is a Cannabis Resale Certificate?

As recreational “adult-use” cannabis is officially legalized across California, cannabis taxation is more important than ever for legal cannabis operators. Our Los Angeles Cannabis attorneys […]
February 6, 2018

Market Volatility & new Cryptocurrency Regulations on the Horizon? 

Market volatility sent many investors reeling yesterday, with the dow plunging over 1,000 points. Cryptocurrency, a digital asset that is popular with cannabis entrepreneurs, was […]
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 […]
December 6, 2017

L.A. City Council Voting on Cannabis Ordinances TODAY

Cannabis attorney Allison Margolin addressing the LA City Council on the new zoning regulations on Monday: Today  the LA City Council will vote to determine […]
October 20, 2017

California Dept. of Food & Agriculture Releases Cannabis Cultivation Checklist

As California prepares to start issuing cannabis cultivation licenses on January 1, 2018, the state is becoming more transparent regarding the exact requirements for legal […]