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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 5, 2018

Provisional Licensing in California

Originally, Senate Bill (SB) 1459 was written to allow the county agricultural commissioners (CACs) to include cannabis among reports about the condition, acreage, production, and […]
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 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
July 2, 2018

LA Phase II – July 2nd Update

As of July 2nd, here is the latest news on Phase 2 of cannabis licensing for the City of LA: Phase 2 will open August […]
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 […]
June 8, 2018

Final Release of California Cannabis Regulations

After numerous iterations, the final regulations officially went into effect on June 6, 2018 and are set to expire on December 4, 2018. These amended […]
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 […]
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 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 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 21, 2018

Ask a Cannabis Lawyer: What Do I Need to Do for a Temporary License?

Since mid-December, California has been issuing temporary state licenses to cultivators, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories, and event organizers operating in the commercial cannabis […]
December 21, 2017

Ask an LA Cannabis Attorney: How Many Microbusinesses Will LA Allow?

As the January 1 deadline for legalization approaches and Los Angeles prepares to open applications for cannabis businesses, the question on cannabis entrepreneurs’ minds is: […]
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 […]
November 2, 2017

Ask a Cannabis Trademark Lawyer: What About Trade Dress?

If you have been looking into protecting your cannabusiness’ intellectual property, you may have heard the term “trade dress” tossed around. Trade dress is a […]
October 23, 2017

Los Angeles Cannabis Community At the Infused Expo this Weekend

This weekend was the second annual The Edibles List Infused Expo in DTLA. As LA Cannabis lawyers, our firm is tracking the City’s development of […]
September 14, 2017

CBD and Me: What You Need to Know (Part 2 of our CBD Series)

Los Angeles cannabis lawyers are often asked “but what about CBD?”; this post is part 2 of our series on the extract. As a derivative […]