State Annual License is better than a Provisional License

From the Cal-Cannabis Website: “On September 27, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1459, which allows the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) to create a new “provisional” cannabis cultivation license as a bridge between temporary and annual cultivation licenses, effective immediately. A provisional license acts in the same manner as an…

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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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