Attorney Allison Margolin explains the history and present state of pot law on both the State and Federal levels including: the Controlled Substances Act, the Rohrabacher–Farr amendment, the Cole memo, Prop 64, MCRSA, Prop 47, and the Compassionate Use Act. Allison is a founding partner at the firm Margolin & Lawrence.
Patrick McGreevy APRIL 19, 2017, 12:43 P.M. Six months after California voters legalized the recreational use of marijuana, a television commercial has begun airing in the state that promotes a product aimed at cannabis users, but without ever mentioning the drug itself. Read more
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017 AT 5:57 A.M. BY DENNIS ROMERO More than two dozen pot shops in unincorporated Los Angeles County have been targeted for closure by the sheriff’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary Enforcement Team, according to a report from county counsel Mary C. Wickham. Read more
Allison is presenting at a CLE to other lawyers on 4/20 about the new cannabis regulations in California. Hosted by the Westside Bar Association. Free & open to the public. Learn all the latest on California cannabis law. Complimentary event open to the public + 2 MCLE credits! _____ The presentation will include perspectives from all corners of California marijuana…
In honor of 420 and the release of the new MCRSA draft regulations, we are hosting an open house next week. Sign up on the form below and we will reach out to schedule an appointment One day only. In honor of 420, Margolin & Lawrence is offering a legal consult on federal, state, and city/county law with one…
By Mary Papenfuss 04/03/2017 09:28 am ET The measure would bar local police from cooperating with federal crackdowns on pot operations allowed under state laws.California legislators have taken a page from laws establishing sanctuary cities for immigrants to create a measure aimed at protecting marijuana from a federal crackdown. Read more
BY TARYN LUNA APRIL 5, 2017 1:55 PM Gov. Jerry Brown released a 79-page proposal Tuesday night outlining his administration’s solutions for resolving differences between existing medical marijuana laws and the ballot measure that legalized the adult use of recreational pot in November. Read more