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January 7, 2020

DCR Accepting Ownership Change Requests for Non-Retail Cannabusinesses

The Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) has just confirmed that it is now processing requests for ownership changes to existing Phase 2 (non-retail) cannabis licenses […]
October 30, 2019

BREAKING: L.A. City Council President Calls for Immediate Halt to Phase 3 Licensing

  Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson has called on the city’s Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) to suspend all Round 1 applications in […]
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 13, 2019

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Cannabis

On September 12th, M&L partner Raza Lawrence participated in a roundtable discussion with a group of attorneys in Downtown LA regarding alternative dispute resolution in […]
August 20, 2019

City of Los Angeles Implies It Will Soon Accept Applications in Areas of Undue Concentration

 
August 18, 2019

Los Angeles Releases Final Application for September 3rd Licensing Cycle

 
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 13, 2019

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

 
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 […]
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 6, 2018

Medical Marijuana Labeling Requirements 101

Guest post by Donna Thompson, customlabels.net Medical marijuana has been legalized in more than half of the states in the U.S. It is used for […]
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 […]