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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

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April 11, 2019

City Council Action Unanimously Passed Today

The LA City Council held a meeting today to follow up on the April 1 meeting of the Budget Committee and approve the recommendations made […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]