BREAKING: California’s Emergency Cannabis Regulations

California’s three cannabis licensing authorities, the Bureau of Cannabis Control, the Department of Food and Agriculture, and the Department of Public Health, have finally released the long awaited emergency medicinal and adult-use cannabis regulations on November 16, 2017. Since the regulations were released on an emergency basis,  there is only a five (5) calendar day …

Abovethelaw.com Posts Informative Primer on California’s Upcoming Cannabis Framework

Medical and recreational cannabis are two very different industries.  With lawful medical cannabis use being the first recognized under the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MCRSA”), legislation for recreational adult cannabis use under the Control, Regulate, and Tax Adult Use of Cannabis Act (“AUMA”) will now have to fill in the gaps left behind …

Yahoo News Publishes Touching Medical Cannabis Piece

Yahoo News’ April 17, 2017 story about Maggie Selmeski and her journey to treat intractable epilepsy with medical marijuana is a touching reminder about the real world importance of cannabis legalization. Writer Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy describes the Selmeski family as “medical marijuana refugees”, who were driven from Tennessee to Colorado in order to treat their …

Trump Administration’s Warning Re: Recreational Cannabis

On Thursday, February 23, 2017, the White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer warned states that have legalized recreational marijuana that the Trump administration views recreational marijuana use as a violation of federal law and implied that there will be greater federal enforcement in those states that have legalized recreational cannabis use. Spicer further went on …

California’s Framework for Recreational & Medicinal Cannabis

California’s new cannabis economy has been valued at 7 billion according to the Los Angeles Times. The following are important highlights from the LA Times article: “In November, California joined a growing number of states in legalizing recreational marijuana use for adults. In general, the state will treat cannabis like alcohol, allowing people 21 and …

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