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  • November 7, 2020 By Raza Lawrence Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence) Despite all the negativity this year involving politics, COVID-19, and police brutality, 2020 is shaping up to be a bombshell year for cannabis businesses and consumers in America. Yes, cannabis remains illegal under federal law (which trumps any conflicting state…

    November 10, 2020 By Willis Jacobson (Weedweek) Cannabis reform advocates had plenty to celebrate Tuesday night after a perfect run of success for state ballot measures. They were markedly less enthusiastic about the direction of the federal races. With several key states still counting absentee and mail-in ballots on Wednesday, much remained…

    November 1, 2020 By Rob Uriostegui, Esq.  (Margolin & Lawrence Attorneys at Law) Mistress the Safe Word is "Ballot:" California's Proposition 17 Keeps Society Safe for All Prop 17 gives back the right vote to many, which is really mandated by democratic theory. With more voters, the chances of selecting…

  • October 26, 2020 By Allison Margolin and Jenna Rompel (Margolin & Lawrence Attorneys at Law) The vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett is set to go ahead this evening. With a current vote of 51 to 48 with Republicans pulling ahead it appears Judge Barrett is set to be…

    October 21, 2020   Just say no to the stamp “Drug Free USA Forever.” Apparently, someone thinks this is a good idea when there are so many more awesome stamps out there that should be highlighted and reissued like the 2002 Langston Hughes stamp or the 2003 Thurgood Marshall stamp.…

    October 20, 2020   In the seemingly never ending saga that is the LA cannabis licensing drama, comes another turn of events. The Southern California Coalition, joined by the California Cannabis Couriers Association, sued the City over the fact that a July 2020 ordinance that requires all retail licenses to…

  • September 3, 2020   By Olivia Hartman (Margolin & Lawrence)     Last week (9/13/2020), Herb Wesson held a Zoom meeting to discuss the trajectory of L.A.’s social equity program. Margolin & Lawrence Partner, Raza Lawrence, was in attendance and discusses critical points that were brought up in the meeting. Herb…