GOVERNOR NEWSOM CALLS IN THE NATIONAL GUARD

GOVERNOR NEWSOM CALLS IN THE NATIONAL GUARD

Are we about to see more enforcement against unlicensed cannabis? California Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced he is calling for the California National Guard to work with federal officials to target the California illicit market.  Given the history of the war on drugs and the current federal laws imposing harsh criminal and civil sanctions for cannabis, the involvement of the National Guard…

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LA CANNABIS UPDATE: NEW RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF CANNABIS REGULATION

LA CANNABIS UPDATE: NEW RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF CANNABIS REGULATION

Cannabis attorney Raza Lawrence attended today’s special meeting of the Los Angeles Rules, Elections, and Intergovernmental Relations Committee. At the meeting, the discussion focused on three main points: The City of LA is considering and discussing different possible ways to process Phase 3 applications, including a first-come first-served method, a lottery, a “merit-based” system, or some combination of these three…

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CALIFORNIA HEMP & CBD UPDATE

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 Health has made it clear that CBD is not allowed in food products within California: the Department of Public Health issued a memo in July 2018 confirming that CBD products are not allowed in any food products in the…

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