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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 […]
October 19, 2018

Cannabis Business Law

California cannabis entrepreneurs have to go through the often lengthy and cumbersome process of applying for local and state commercial cannabis licenses.  But that is […]
October 2, 2018

New Cannabis Legislation

Allison Margolin, founder and partner of Margolin & Lawrence, spoke on Wednesday about dosing regulations at the State of Cannabis conference in Queen Mary, Long […]
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 […]
August 27, 2018

Why You Should Consider Hiring an Attorney for Your Cannabis Business

California is well underway in the business of commercial cannabis, and now the state hasopened its golden doors to licensing. The state is actively reviewing […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 27, 2017

Under New City Regulations, Will LA’s Marijuana Businesses Be Able To Stay Open?

This past Monday, the Los Angeles City Council held an open meeting of its Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee on the subject of the […]