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Cannabis business entrepreneurs

Cannabis Business Entrepreneurs

October 19, 2018

Advice for cannabis business entrepreneurs. Anyone who has ever attempted to start up a new cannabis business knows that it is anything but a simple endeavor! Cannabis business entrepreneurs compares it to driving through a fog, never knowing exactly what is ahead. The truth is, taking a leap into the cannabis business world can be…

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Cannabis Careers Panel and Networking Event at the UC Davis School of Law

October 17, 2018

Join the National Cannabis Bar Association (NCBA) and the Cannabis Law Society (CLAWS) Wednesday, October 24, 2018 for a student-focused Cannabis Careers Panel and Networking Event at the UC Davis School of Law. Cannabis Careers Panel A panel of notable cannabis industry practitioners will share their knowledge and hopefully inspire some students to consider getting…

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Industrial Hemp and Cannabidiol in Food Products

July 13, 2018

The California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) has issued a FAQ bulletin providing clarification on the use of hemp-derived cannabidiol (“CBD”) oil and CBD products in food in California. The FAQ confirms that the use of industrial hemp as the source of CBD to be added to food products is prohibited within the state. The CDPH…

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cannabis surety bond

Cannabis Surety Bond – California

May 15, 2018

As a component of State licensing, commercial cannabis business operating in California are required to obtain a surety bond. A separate cannabis surety bond is required for each license held by a licensee. The requirement applies to both medical and adult-use cannabis businesses across the spectrum of license types, and the bond must be issued…

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industrial hemp

Industrial Hemp

May 8, 2018

Industrial hemp, marijuana, or cannabis. The terminology can be misleading and there is often confusion about the difference between them. Hemp and cannabis are two different strains of the Cannabis Sativa L. plant. Hemp has low levels of delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive compound found in cannabis. Generally, cannabis grows short and bushy, and is…

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Lake County Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

Lake County Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance

April 2, 2018

The Lake County Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance was adopted by The Lake County Board of Supervisors on March 20, 2018.  Ordinance No. 3073 Amending Chapter 21, Article 27 of the Lake County California Code will go into effect on April 19, 2018.  The Lake County Community Development Department will begin accepting permit applications for commercial cannabis cultivation on…

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Commercial Cannabis – California Regulations, Violations and Code Enforcement

March 30, 2018

The State of California and many Counties and Cities have passed laws and ordinances that create a path to legitimacy for commercial cannabis businesses. With a legal framework in place and permits and licenses underway or issued, compliance is mandatory in the new marketplace. Compliance inspections and code enforcement actions at both the local and…

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Cannabis Businesses Compliance Solutions

Operating California Cannabis Businesses in the New Regulatory World

March 6, 2018

California cannabis businesses are some of the most, if not the most, regulated businesses in the state. Cannabis businesses are subject to the scrutiny of the usual suspects like the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (“CDTFA”) and the Employment Development Department but are also subject to industry specific regulations imposed and implemented by…

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cannabis intellectual property

Cannabis Intellectual Property Consulting

January 12, 2018

CannaLegal now offers cannabis intellectual property consulting. CannaLegal has contracted with an Intellectual Property (IP) attorney who specializes in branding, commercial licensing agreements, federal and state trademarks, and patent law preparations for cannabis businesses. CannaLegal can assist our cannabis business clients with managing cannabis trademark portfolios including drafting trademark option letters, preparing cease and desist…

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Happy Cannabis New Year Canna Legal Friends and Clients

January 9, 2018

Welcome to 2018! Congratulations to all of you for working so hard to make your canna-business dreams a reality! We are looking forward to the opportunities this new era will bring to the industry, and are excited to work with you to address the changes and challenges that lie ahead. We will be providing you…

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