Can the Department of Cannabis Regulation Suspend a Temporary Approval Without a Hearing?

Los Angeles Municipal Code (“LAMC”) § 104.06(d), entitled “Temporary Approval” states that, “Temporary Approval does not waive or otherwise circumvent other City or State requirements or necessary permits from the City, State, or other public agencies, including, but not limited, to, a Certificate of Occupancy, permit or authorization of the Los Angeles Fire Department, health permit …

Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Risk Management For Your Business

In 1991, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) was enacted into law. The TCPA restricts telemarketing calls and the use of automatic telephone dialing systems for marketing and solicitations. Steep penalties flow from TCPA violations: $500 per call or text or up to $1500 per call or text if the transmission is deemed willful (or …

New Prop 65 Label Requirement Effective January 3, 2021

PROPOSITION 65 Approved in 1986, California Proposition 65 (“Prop 65”) requires the Governor to publish a list  of chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive harm. The list is revised and republished in light of additional knowledge at least once per year. The list of chemicals can be found here: https://oehha.ca.gov/proposition-65/proposition-65-list.  Businesses subject to Prop …

Is your Website ADA Compliant? If not, you may be the subject of a lawsuit.

Los Angeles cannabis retail dispensaries are new targets for law firms seeking to enforce the Americans with Disabilities Act and California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act.  You thought the shutdown of your brick and mortar retail facility due to COVID-19 would provide some reprieve from these lawsuits?  Think again — the new target is your website. …

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