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  • 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…

    September 3, 2020   By Olivia Hartman & Raza Lawrence Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence)   Looking to enter the Los Angeles cannabis industry? Listen to a short Q&A session between partner at Margolin & Lawrence, Raza Lawrence, and policy analyst, Olivia Hartman on the importance of shareholder agreements when entering…

    August 28, 2020   By Raza Lawrence Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence)   When starting a cannabis business in California, don’t forget about water and power.  Almost every business needs these utilities in order to operate, but they are especially important for cannabis cultivation, which can require large amounts of them. …

    August 4, 2020   By Raza Lawrence Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence)   On July 30, the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation presented a report to the City’s Cannabis Regulation Commission, outlining the next step in the City’s cannabis licensing program and some of the changes to the cannabis licensing…

  • August 1, 2020   By Raza Lawrence Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence) & Gohar Tahmizian (Extern Loyola Law School)   Through its commercial cannabis licensing system, the State of California stands diametrically opposed to the federal government, which criminalizes all production and sales of marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act. Under…

    August 1, 2020   By Raza Lawrence Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence)   Robert Ahn was elected President  and Thryeris Mason was elected Vice President of the Cannabis Commission at the meeting   ● PCN Requests:  Six Community Plan Areas (Central City, Central City North, Harbor Gateway, Sherman Oaks/Studio City, Sun…

    July 30, 2020   By Olivia Hartman, Policy Analyst at Margolin & Lawrence   On Thursday, July 30th, at 2:00 pm, the Los Angeles Cannabis Regulation CommissionDepartment of Cannabis Regulation will be conducting a Special Meeting via Teleconference to continue the discussion on L.A. cannabis licensing updates. At the last…

    July 8, 2020   New Licensing Procedure for All License Types● Phase 3 Round 2 for storefront retail licenses will be selected by a lottery opposed to the first come, first served selection process utilized during Phase 3 Round 1. Lottery winners will have a period of one year to…

  •   By Rob Uriostegui, Esq. (Margolin & Lawrence) July 3, 2020   “Until they became conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious… The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are…