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Conditional Use Permit for Marijuana Cultivation

Here is some useful information regarding Conditional Use Permits and Business Permit Applications for the City of Sacramento:

Conditional Use Permits(CUP) and requests for Site Plan and Design Review are known as “Planning Entitlements.” Planning entitlement applications for marijuana cultivation are filed with the Planning Division at the Community Development Department by appointment. Appointments will start April 3, 2017. Requests […]

Sacramento City Marijuana Uptate

City of Sacramento
Cannabis Stakeholder Meeting
Meeting Summary Notes
July 7, 2016
10:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Pannell Meadowview Community Center – 2450 Meadowview Road, Multi-purpose Room #103
I. Updates
 Non-Medical Tax Measure
o In November of 2016 the City is considering placing an up to 10% Business Tax
on the ballot for non-medical marijuana which would apply to retail sales only.
 Registration Forms
o The City received a […]

By |July 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Sacramento Marijuana Cultivation Ordinance


On February 2, 2016, in anticipation of the now repealed March 12, 2016 deadline for cities to pass local cannabis regulations under the State mandated Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA), the Sacramento City Council voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to allow indoor commercial cultivation in Sacramento […]

By |July 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Sacramento Cultivation

On February 2, 2016, the Sacramento City Council passed both an amendment to the Planning and Development Code (Title 17 of the Sacramento City Code) to allow cultivation in specified industrial, agricultural and commercial zones, and a moratorium on cultivation.

Last night, Council extended the moratorium on cultivation for an additional 6 months, with the exception of indoor […]

Medical Marijuana Safety Act- Seminar February 27, 2016.

MEDICAL CANNABIS SEMINAR, Commercial Cannabis In California, a lawyer’s Perspective
FEBRUARY 27, 2016
PRESENTED BY: Mitchell L. Abdallah, Esq.
Where: 555 Capitol Mall,
Suite 265
Sacramento, CA 95814

When: 11:00 a.m.
There is much confusion and uncertainty with the newly enacted California Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act. You will learn how to apply the new laws that affect you and ways to […]

By |February 22nd, 2016|Medical Marijuana|0 Comments|

Seminar on New California Marijuana Laws





Learn how to Start your Dispensary, Grow, Delivery in Compliance with New State Law



December 12, 2015

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: 555 Capitol Mall, Suite 365

Sacramento, CA 95814


Attorney Mitchell Abdallah


Understanding New State Law, SB 643, AB 266, AB 688

Converting existing Nonprofit into a For Profit […]

By |December 7th, 2015|Medical Marijuana|0 Comments|

Strong Case for California Medical Marijuana

On October 19, 2015, a decision rendered by Judge Breyer with the Federal Court in the Northern District of California ruled that the Federal Government may not enforce an injunction against Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana because to do so would be inconsistent with Congressional Directive Section 538, “The Continuing Appropriations Act of 2016.”  This means that the Department of […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

California Enacts New Marijuana legislation

GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN signed new marijuana legislation on September 11, 2015 that will change the way marijuana is dispensed, cultivated and distributed in California.  The legislation, AB 266, AB 643 and SB 243 will go into effect on January 1, 2016 but will not be fully regulated until 2017.  The legislation has far reaching implications, which include, among other things, […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|Medical Marijuana|0 Comments|

Congress votes to halt DOJ from spending to interfere with state medical marijuana laws

Medical cannabis patients scored another big victory today when the US House of Representatives voted 242 to 186 (the largest Congressional vote for medical cannabis yet) to prevent the Department of Justice from spending any money to interfere in the implementation of state medical cannabis laws.

When approved by the Senate and signed by the President, the amendment by California […]

New California Marijuana Law

 The Legislature is expected to introduce for consideration Senate Bill 643 which will revise and clarify the law regarding Medical marijuana in California.

The state of the law as it stands now is disjointed and unclear as to dispensaries, growing, manufacturing and licensing. SB 643 will create comprehensive law that will address how Medical Marijuana is dealt with moving forward […]