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Central California Licensing Update:

Currently, many cities in California have decided to move forward with the local regulations or are currently accepting applications at this time. Here is a brief list of this cities in central California that are currently OPEN for licensing and the type of licenses they are offering: Port Hueneme, California – Retail, Cultivation, Manufacturing, Testing, […]

Why You Should Consider Hiring an Attorney for Your Cannabis Business

Cannabis Business

California is now well established in the business of commercial cannabis, and those who have received local licensing are realizing that they are only halfway done and are in process of applying for a state license. If you’re feeling the pressure, here are some things to consider on whether it’s time to hire a law […]

Protecting Your Cannabis Brand

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Options for Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in the Cannabis Industry You’ve worked hard to achieve a successful business by ensuring your company’s reputation and the quality associated with your brand are not compromised. But if you are like many business owners in this industry and have yet to seek protection for your brand’s intellectual property, […]

Cannabis Regulations: The End of the Transition Period and What it Means for California’s Cannabis Industry

Cannabis Regulations

The full text of the state’s readopted emergency regulations is available here. To ease the transition from California’s old non-profit model for the cannabis industry to the current model, the Medical and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), which went into effect on January 1, 2018, allowed for a transition period where a number […]

5 Main Challenges to Acquiring A Commercial Cannabis License

Commercial Cannabis License

Having assisted clients through the entire cannabis permit process from start to finish on several occasions, I’ve picked up on the main challenges to succeeding, and finally receiving that cannabis permit. Although every city or county is unique, these are the common challenges a business will face regardless of where they apply. 1. Availability of […]

San Bernardino Cannabis Applications, Deadlines, Procedures, and More! Everything You Should Know.

Words by Ryan de JongVP, Business DevelopmentGeneral ManagerMJ Legal PC Important update: San Bernardino’s application deadline has been changed to June 25, 2018. Check your preparedness by reading below for MJ Legal’s account of the local commercial cannabis licensing procedures. San Bernardino Cannabis Application Process On April 23, 2018, San Bernardino released its official license […]