Local Licensing

Cannabis business licensing done or required by a city of county, separate and apart from what is required by a state.

Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)

Legal entities incorporated pursuant to state law that exist, receive profits and losses, are taxed, own property, and are held liable for obligations independent of their owners. Ownership interests are represented by membership interests or units. LLC owners are called members, who may delegate management authority to managers and/or officers.

Licenses or Permits

Official permissions granted by government agencies to undertake actions, operate businesses, or possess products that would otherwise be unlawful to do, operate, or possess.


The process by which criminal laws are removed such that the act or thing previously criminalized is no longer criminalized and, generally, becomes regulated by federal, state, and/or local government agencies.

Land Use

Body of law governing the development of private and public land.