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Cannabis IP Intellectual Property

Cannabis IP – What’s the Buzz all About Cannabis Intellectual Property?

June 28, 2019

By Delia Rojas, Esq. and Ian Munc, CPA Overview The Cannabis IP – intellectual property being used in your cannabis company may be one of your most valuable assets.  While protecting those rights can be tricky, there are some methods available for doing so, and successfully protecting those rights may produce significant benefits both in terms…

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Willits Medical Cannabis Dispensary Permit – The Rush Is On

March 22, 2019

The rush is on to apply for a Willits medical cannabis dispensary permit. The City of Willits has released a Solicitation of Applications for Medical Cannabis Dispensary Permits. The City’s Cannabis Ordinance limits the number of dispensary permits in Willits to three (3) – medical only at this point.   Similar to other jurisdictions, the City…

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Hemp and Hemp Derived Products are No Longer Schedule 1, Now What?

February 25, 2019

The hottest topic of the new year circles around the legality of the industrial hemp industry. From cultivation to extraction, and producing a variety of products from oils to topicals, what activities, if any, are completely legal? Am I allowed to conduct business without the worry and concern of violations, penalties or confiscation of product?…

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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 – 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

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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