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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 […]
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 […]
May 2, 2019

LA Phase 3 Major Updates

NEW PHASE 3 LEGISLATION APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL On April 30th, the Los Angeles City Council approved new legislation to begin the third and final Phase […]
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 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 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.     […]
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 […]
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. […]
December 31, 2017

CA Cannabis Licensing Explained in 2 Minutes – Video

As we prepare for January 1 and recreational cannabis in California, many legal questions remain for cannabis businesses. In this video, Los Angeles Cannabis Attorneys Margolin […]
December 19, 2017

Breaking News: LA County Releases Proposed Cannabis Regulations

L.A. County released long-awaited draft cannabis regulations yesterday. The Board of Supervisors, which creates laws that govern all of the unincorporated areas of the county […]