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December 11, 2019

Tensions Boil Over at Los Angeles City Cannabis Regulation Commission Meeting

October 4, 2019

No Cap La Mesa

September 25, 2019

What You Don’t Know May Kill You

August 28, 2019

The Importance of Lobbying in the Commercial Cannabis Industry

    Lobbying government officials has become increasingly popular in the cannabis industry on local, state, and federal levels as legislation is created for the […]
June 27, 2019

(UPDATED) California Senate Votes to Remove Temporary License Requirement for Provisional License Eligibility

[UPDATE] California approves bill to extend provisional permits, curtail illicit cannabis firms The California Legislature approved – and Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law – a marijuana […]
May 8, 2019

Delivery Update: Bay Area Cities

Many jurisdictions across California allow cannabis to be sold at brick-and-mortar retail stores and dispensaries, while many either ban or severely restrict storefront sales. But what is the […]
February 4, 2019

California Hemp & CBD Update

This article is a companion post to our prior update on CBD’s federal legal status. California Continues to Restrict CBD The California Department of Public […]
January 2, 2019

Contra Costa Cannabis Update

In November, a measure to tax and regulate cannabis businesses in Contra Costa County was approved by more than 72 percent of the county’s voters. […]
September 13, 2018

Guest Post: Australia’s Conflicting Positions on Cannabis

Australia has a state and Federal system of government with many similarities to theway the US operates. The Australian system, just like the US system […]
February 23, 2018

Go ask allison – federal protections & asset forfeiture

Jeff Session’s recent statements suggesting that he will continue to pursue the criminalization of marijuana sparked well-deserved controversy. Here in California, as cannabis prohibition comes […]
September 25, 2017

Los Angeles Updates Draft Cannabis Regulations

On September 22, 2017, the City of Los Angeles released Revised Draft Requirements for Commercial Cannabis Activity in the City. Our LA cannabis lawyers have […]
September 8, 2017

LA Updates Cannabis Zoning, Includes Volatile Manufacturing

Yesterday the City of Los Angeles released new zoning for cannabis businesses. The blue and pink maps released in June have been updated. We now […]
August 25, 2017

LA Rules Committee Recommends Volatile Cannabis Manufacturing

In a letter published today, the Los Angeles City Council’s Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee (Rules Committee) advised the City Planning Department that they […]
August 24, 2017

How Can I Advertise My Cannabis Business?

One of the most frequent questions our cannabis lawyers get from savvy business owners is: How can I legally market my cannabis products? As with […]
August 16, 2017

Ask a Cannabis Lawyer: When Can I Be Licensed in Bellflower, CA?

In addition to the City of Los Angeles Public Comment hearing on Measure M last night, Bellflower’s City Council held a meeting this week. On […]
August 11, 2017

Will California Create A Bank That Serves Legal Cannabis Businesses?

One of the questions any Los Angeles cannabis lawyer encounters most frequently is: what about the banking issue? Cannabis remains a largely unbanked industry. And […]
August 10, 2017

Palm Springs Opens Cannabis Business Applications

As of this Monday, the resort community of Palm Springs, California has begun accepting permit applications for a full range of adult-use cannabis businesses. Like […]
August 3, 2017

Do I Need A Cannabis Lawyer To Advise My Business?

As California gears up for the full legalization of adult-use commercial cannabis, entrepreneurs across the state are considering breaking into the marijuana industry. However, the […]
July 31, 2017

Ask A Cannabis Lawyer: What Are The Zoning Laws In California?

Under S.B. 94, the 482 Cities and and 58 Counties within California have authority to regulate land use and zoning within their jurisdictions. The zoning […]
July 26, 2017

Answers to Your Top 10 Cannabis Business Law FAQs

It sounds like a dream, but it’s not – a billion dollar black market is now a legitimate business option. If you are an entrepreneur […]