California Provisional Cannabis Licesne

Due to the significant number of unprocessed cannabis applications at the local level, the legislature has drafted an urgency ordinance SB-1459 Cannabis: Provisional License that will replace the State of California Temporary License for commercial cannabis activity with a Provisional License under pending urgency statute SB 1459. The current law states that temporary state cannabis licenses will…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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