Confidential Attorney/Client Communications Regarding Commercial Cannabis Activity

Governor Brown recently signed Assembly Bill 1159, which safeguards certain attorney/client communications. AB 1159, in now chaptered under Section 1550.5 is now added to the Civil Code. Existing law grants a lawyer’s client a privilege to refuse to disclose, and to prevent another from disclosing, a confidential communication between the client and lawyer, as defined,…

New California State Regulations for Cannabis Industry, July 17, 2017

UPDATE July 17, 2017. New California State Regulations The Governor has signed a new bill, SB 94, entitled the Medical and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA), which took effect immediately. MAUCRSA integrates the state’s medical-only regulations passed by the legislature (a.k.a. MCRSA) with the adult-use rules approved by the voters under Prop. 64,…

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…

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…