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Higher Than Ever Before

Posted by Guest Author | Sep 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Written by Taylor Ulrich, J.D. Los Angeles International Airport recently published the current position of the Los Angeles Airport Police Department by updating its public cannabis policy on its website stating that the department “will allow passengers to travel through LAX with up to 28.5 g...

Crackdowns in California: Scare Tactic or Simply Scary?

Posted by An-Chi Tsou | Sep 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) is cracking down heavily on illegal businesses, or so it wants you to think. As California entered its ninth month of operating in the regulated cannabis market, the BCC widely announced two enforcement actions on unlicensed businesses in the state, one agai...

California to Eliminate Cash Bail System

Posted by Guest Author | Sep 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

On August 28, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a piece of trailblazing legislation that is set to revamp California's cash bail system. Senate Bill No. 10, also known as the California Money Bail Reform Act, is set to go into effect on October 1, 2019. The new law passed in the Stat...

Phase 2: Only a few days left!

Posted by Guest Author | Aug 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Written by Elizabeth Kozlov On August 1, 2018, the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation (“DCR”) began accepting applications for Phase 2 priority processing for select cannabis businesses that were involved in non-retail cannabis activity prior to 2016. This is the second application wi...

CBD – Is Corporate America Playing with Fire

Posted by Guest Author | Aug 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Written by: Taylor Urlich For many years, California has been the “cool kid” when it comes to cannabis regulation. In fact, California pioneered the legalization of cannabis for medical use in 1996. But until this year the state's cannabis industry has been largely unregulated. At the start of t...

Two Sides of the Same (BIT)coin

Posted by Guest Author | Jul 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A few months ago, Daniel Boyd McMonegal of West Coast Organix was charged with money laundering after selling marijuana in illegal online markets. West Coast Organix was a cannabis business in San Luis Obispo County awarded a local land use permit for their business. At the time, the nonprofit ...

Transitioned: Life in the Fully Regulated Market

Posted by An-Chi Tsou | Jul 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

It's been a few weeks since we hit the ominous July 1 date that marked the end of California's transition period to the regulated market. Cannabis businesses are now required to have all products pass certain testing standards before putting them on retail shelves. In addition, products must meet...

CBD is the New Avocado Toast

Posted by Alexa Steinberg, Esq. | Jun 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the demand for Cannabidiol (CBD) continues to skyrocket, CBD products now line the shelves of Whole Foods and can be added to beverages at your local coffee shop and juice bar. While it seems the CBD craze is everywhere, the legality of CBD is a whole other story. Due to different laws in diff...

Is it in the Cards? Trump-ing the Federal Ban on Marijuana

Posted by Guest Author | Jun 12, 2018 | 2 Comments

Written by Elizabeth  In late May, 2018, a bipartisan coalition, including Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado and Democratic U.S Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, introduced SIL18725 or “The STATES Act,” a proposal to amend the Controlled Substances Act to end the federal ban on...

How to Apply for a Cannabis Event License?

Posted by Michelle Mabugat, Esq. | May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Step 1: Apply for and obtain a state cannabis event organizer license. Cannabis Event Organizer License Application Instructions for Completing the Cannabis Event Organizer License Application Step 2: Find a compliant location for your event.  At this time, licensed cannabis events can onl...

Post-Proposition 64: DUI Has Not Changed

Posted by Jessica McElfresh, Esq. | May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Since Proposition 64 passed in November 2016, one practically cannot go a week without seeing a report on the news about concerns about people driving while impaired after using cannabis.  The evening news often shows California Highway Patrol and local police discussing some new gadget that th...

Is Your 420 Event Legal?

Posted by Michelle Mabugat, Esq. | Apr 19, 2018 | 2 Comments

In anticipation of this weeks 4/20 festivities, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (the “Bureau”) issued a warning Tuesday that businesses holding retail licenses to sell cannabis could face strict penalties if they get caught participating in an unlicensed temporary cannabis event. So, ...

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