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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Rescinds Federal Memoranda Regarding Marijuana Enforcement

January 4, 2018 – Today, United States Attorney General Jefferson B. Sessions, III rescinded a number of federal memoranda that provided guidance regarding marijuana and medical marijuana enforcement. Included in the memos that were rescinded is the Cole Memo, which laid out eight marijuana enforcement priorities for federal prosecutors in […]

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Planning to Conduct Commercial Cannabis Activity in 2018? You Will Need a State License.

Within California’s cannabis community, there is a lot of anxiety over what will happen on January 1, 2018, the date when the the initial temporary licenses for commercial cannabis businesses issued by the State of California become effective. Under the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), California’s […]

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Overview of the New Cannabis Event Organizer License in California

California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control (hereafter the “Bureau”) has proposed two new non-statutory licenses: the Cannabis Event Organizer License, as well as the Temporary Cannabis Event License. As 2018 rapidly approaches, the announcement of a new type of state license specific to cannabis events has aroused intense interest in the […]

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Legislature consolidates MCRSA and AUMA into MAUCRSA

On Thursday June 15, the California Senate and Assembly passed two bills, SB-94 and AB-110, which are the state legislature’s versions of Governor Brown’s Trailer Bill. The Trailer Bill is the administration’s effort to reconcile the medical and adult use cannabis systems in California. Now that these bills have passed, […]

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