On September 22, 2017, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (the “Bureau”) issued its guidelines and requirements to obtain a temporary commercial cannabis license from the State of California. The temporary licensure procedure set forth by the Bureau, which is provided for in California Bus. & Prof. Code section 26050.1, [...]
On September 22, 2017, the City of Los Angeles released its second proposal (the “New Proposal”) for the draft regulations concerning commercial cannabis activity within L.A. The New Proposal will now move to the City Council for discussion and approval at a yet to be determined date. The discussion below [...]
The most important thing to remember is that anyone whose license is in jeopardy is entitled to due process. Make sure you develop a plan of action, and follow through with every step.
Attention California cannabis cultivators! California Bus. & Prof. Code section 26051.5(b)(7) requires that all applicants seeking a license to cultivate cannabis must identify the source of their water. Further, Bus. & Prof. Code section 26060.1(a) – (c) spells out the particular disclosure requirements for cannabis cultivators depending on the source [...]
New Edible and Labeling Requirements Effective October 1, 2017 Effective October 1, 2017, medical and retail marijuana businesses are subject to new requirements related to edibles as well as general labeling requirements. Fortunately, the changes to the medical and retail rules are identical in substance and the relevant rules are [...]
McAllister Garfield is proud to work with American Indian tribes leading the way on cannabis issues in Indian country. Here is a Press Release from the St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, who recently adopted a Tribal Ordinance legalizing CBD production and use on tribal lands, as well as paving the [...]
Last week, Congress passed a stop-gap omnibus spending bill that include provisions that continue to block the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) from interfering with state-law compliant medical marijuana programs through December 8, 2017. Congress also extended protections prohibiting DOJ from interfering with Farm Bill compliant hemp programs. This is [...]