KV&K Q&A: Cannabis with Yelena Katchko

Mrs. Katchko is known as a powerhouse within the cannabis industry and has represented medical cannabis clients in the City of Los Angeles since 2009. Backed by eleven years of dedicated cannabis experience, Mrs. Katchko is able to represent all cannabis-related businesses includes medical marijuana dispensaries, cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, and investors. Read below as she …

SHELTER-IN-PLACE: What Does It Mean For Your Business?

A new virus, Coronavirus 2019/COVID-19 first identified in Wuhan, China in late 2019 has been spreading across the globe and is now in the United States. In the midst of a global disease outbreak, on March 19, 2020, California Governor Newsom issued a shelter-in-place order that will impact businesses throughout the state. But what does …

Cannabis Tax Relief

Please read the important information below regarding tax payments while the Stay at Home Emergency Orders remain in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic: CDTFA Pursuant to Governor Newsom’s Executive Stay-at-Home Order, through MAY 11th,the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (“CDTFA”) has the authority to assist individuals and businesses impacted by complying with …

CANNABIS IS ESSENTIAL UNDER LOS ANGELES’ STAY-AT-HOME ORDINANCE

The focus of this bulletin is to advise our many Los Angeles Commercial Cannabis Businesses that cannabis businesses may remain open during the Los Angeles Safer at Home Order For Control of COVID-19.  Effective at 11:59 pm on March 19, 2020, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health will require non-essential businesses to close their …

Coronavirus & Cannabis Retail

We have entered uncertain times given the recent Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) outbreak and temporary restrictions for the City of Los Angeles.  We understand that you may have questions on the impact of this uncertainty on your cannabis retail dispensary. We are here to help support you. BCC GUIDANCE We are dedicated to helping our cannabis retail clients during this troubling time and have …

Thank You to UCBA, LADCR, BCC and Speakers

The United Cannabis Business Association (UCBA) held its second annual Policy Summit on June 21, 2019 from 11AM – 6PM at The Montalban Theatre in Hollywood, CA. The event included mixers and panels for discussion on cannabis issues with regulators, legislators and operators from all levels and perspectives.  KVK founder Yelena Katchko moderated a panel …

KVK Cannabis Clients Begin To Receive First Annual Licenses

On Friday, November 2, 2018, California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) announced that it had granted the state’s first annual cannabis licenses.  The state agency had previously only issued temporary licenses which allowed cannabis businesses to operate while the state was reviewing annual applications. Read the BCC’s update HERE. We are proud to announce that …

The Bureau of Cannabis Control Is Open For Applications!

The long awaited overhaul to California’s cannabis laws has culminated on the launching of the state’s new licensing system.  We are proud to announce that through founding partner Yelena Katchko’s direct involvement with local organizations, the state’s entire cannabis industry is poised for for-profit operation.   Below is the quoted announcement from the Bureau of …

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