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December 31, 2021
2022 CA Laws

Ringing in the New Year With New 2022 California Laws

Governor Newsom signed a mammoth 770 new laws in 2021 and although some will not take effect on Day 1 like mandating mental health instruction in schools or requiring gender-neutral toy sections in stores, most will.
December 1, 2021
oregon mushrooms

What’s Next for Mushrooms In Oregon?

The goal of Measure 109 is to make psilocybin, the chemical compound found in magic mushrooms, legal for therapeutic use. This would make Oregon the first state in the country to do this.
November 1, 2021
dcr temporary approval renewal

DCR What You Need to Know About the Temporary Approval Renewal Process

The Temporary Approval renewal process deadline was recently extended to 2nd November 2021 by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR). If your application was not submitted – with renewal fees paid – before this date, your temporary approval(s) for 2021 will expire after 31st December 2021.
October 5, 2021
DCR Update October 2021

DCR Update October 5, 2021 – Los Angeles, CA

LA’s Department of Cannabis Regulation Moves Forward with New Licensing, and Additional Scrutiny of Previously Submitted Social Equity License Applications 
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.
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 […]
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

     
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 […]
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.     […]
January 11, 2018

L.A. Cannabis Update: Who Can Apply for a License Right now?

While Jeff Sessions made his announcement last week that he was repealing the Cole Memo, Los Angeles opened their online portal for recreational cannabis applications. […]
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 […]
January 2, 2018

Ask an LA Cannabis Attorney: Can Existing LA Dispensaries Stay Open?

2018 is here, and there is a lot of confusion in Los Angeles about the new cannabis laws. The question causing the most confusion is […]