CWCB LA – INVESTING IN EDIBLES – KIM GERAGHTY AND LAUREN ESTEVEZ

CWCB LA – INVESTING IN EDIBLES – KIM GERAGHTY AND LAUREN ESTEVEZ

CWCB Los Angeles 9/29/2018 Investing in Cannabis Edibles feat. Kim Geraghty, CEO of Madame Munchie and M&L Attorney Lauren Estevez. Topics covered include: emerging market trends in CA cannabis in 2018; legal and regulatory hurdles for operators like marketing & testing; how CA compares to more mature markets like the Canadian cannabis market and Colorado. Full panel video available soon…

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DEA RESCHEDULES CBD TO SCHEDULE 5

DEA RESCHEDULES CBD TO SCHEDULE 5

By Raza Lawrence and Allison Margolin On September 28, 2018, the DEA issued a rule announcing that drugs including CBD with THC content below 0.1%  will be taken off of Schedule 1 of the controlled substances schedules, and moved to Schedule 5, which allows CBD products to be sold through traditional pharmacies with a doctor’s prescription, so long as the particular product is…

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WHAT SHOULD I KNOW FOR MY CANNABIS BUSINESS?

WHAT SHOULD I KNOW FOR MY CANNABIS BUSINESS?

The logistics of running a legal cannabis operation involve many questions that may seem surprising or daunting to both current and aspiring business owners. As a California cannabis law firm, here are a few of the issues that we’ve seen cannabis businesses need answers for. If you’ve found yourself asking any of these questions about your own operation, our lawyers…

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GUEST POST: AUSTRALIA’S CONFLICTING POSITIONS ON CANNABIS

GUEST POST: AUSTRALIA’S CONFLICTING POSITIONS ON CANNABIS

Australia has a state and Federal system of government with many similarities to the way the US operates. The Australian system, just like the US system exposes differences between the views (sometimes expressed as laws) between Federal authorities and bodies acting on the States’ behalves. One such example was evident in Mid-2018. One state – South Australia – SA –…

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CALIFORNIA CANNABIS LICENSE FEE CALCULATOR

CALIFORNIA CANNABIS LICENSE FEE CALCULATOR

The state regulators have released the annual fees for cannabis licensees – manufacturing fees are determined by the CDPH, cultivation by CalCannabis, and testing, microbusiness, retail and delivery fees are set by the BCC. We have compiled all of these fees into a calculator you can use to estimate your costs for the state annual license into one place. California…

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PROVISIONAL LICENSING IN CALIFORNIA

PROVISIONAL LICENSING IN CALIFORNIA

Originally, Senate Bill (SB) 1459 was written to allow the county agricultural commissioners (CACs) to include cannabis among reports about the condition, acreage, production, and value of the county’s agricultural products as submitted to the Secretary of Food and Agriculture. The bill was first introduced in the California State Senate on February 16th, 2018, by Senator Cannella (coauthored by Senators…

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APPLYING FOR A COMMERCIAL CANNABIS LICENSE: STATE VS. LOCAL

APPLYING FOR A COMMERCIAL CANNABIS LICENSE: STATE VS. LOCAL

Since the Department of Cannabis Regulation opened up Phase II licensing in Los Angeles a couple of weeks ago, questions have been flooding in regarding the differences between state and local licensing. While the requirements set forth in local ordinances usually reflect the laws set forth by state agencies, there are some distinctions in terms of what is required for…

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LA CANNABIS LICENSING – PHASE II UPDATE

LA CANNABIS LICENSING – PHASE II UPDATE

On the heels of the opening of Phase 2 of non-retail cannabis licensing, the Los Angeles Cannabis Regulation Commission convened a Special Meeting yesterday. Law enforcement officers ushered a diverse crowd of lawmakers, business owners, community members into the Civic Auditorium of the Los Angeles Police Administration Building to discuss legal cannabis. People waited for the meeting to start, Hawaiian…

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