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We’re a couple of weeks into summer and in California that means county fair time! In populous counties, county fairs can include extravagant firework shows and platinum selling musicians coming into town. In smaller counties, a tractor-trailer show may be the biggest event. Regardless of their size, all county fairs have at least two things […]

Hilary Bricken
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It’s finally happened. Three of the California agencies implementing the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MCRSA”) released their initial draft rules last Friday. These long-awaited rules make up the bulk of the regulatory standards for: transportation, distribution, and retailers (as developed by the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation/Bureau of Marijuana Control); cultivation (as developed by […]

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As most of you know by now, California voters yesterday passed Proposition 64, legalizing recreational cannabis in the state. As a California cannabis lawyer based in San Francisco, I could not be happier and I want to extend my heartfelt congratulations to my state for finally saying yes to a comprehensive recreational cannabis program that should […]

Hilary Bricken
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As most of you know by now, Florida voters yesterday passed the “Use of Marijuana for Debilitating Medical Conditions” ballot measure commonly known as Amendment 2. As a Florida-licensed attorney, I want to give a big congrats to my home state for finally saying yes to comprehensive medical marijuana program that should (hopefully) expand the monopoly […]

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The federal government continues to surprise us with its varied treatment of marijuana: this time  by federally recognizing marijuana workers’ rights. Specifically, the National Labor Relations Board (for the second time) is preparing to hear marijuana workers’ allegations against their New Jersey medical marijuana dispensary employer for retaliation, union-busting, and unfair working conditions. That hearing is […]

Hilary Bricken
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With California’s recent passage of its Medicinal and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA” a/k/a the Governor’s Trailer Bill, a/k/a SB 94), California has combined government oversight of its medical and adult use cannabis industries into one master regulatory regime. MAUCRSA is almost guaranteed to make California’s cannabis industry more business friendly and […]

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This was a HUGE year for cannabis and we had a great time covering it. As 2016 comes to a close, we’d like to share some of our favorite/most popular blog posts of 2016:  Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana, So No What? Here’s the 4-1-1 California Legalizes Recreational Cannabis, So Now What? Here’s the 4-1-1 BREAKING NEWS: […]

Hilary Bricken
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A great battle has been won in Florida for a more comprehensive medical marijuana program thanks to Florida voters overwhelmingly voting for Amendment 2. But the war still remains in that Amendment 2 is a very short piece of legislation that gives huge power to Florida’s Department of Health (DOH) to make rules tfor Florida Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers […]

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Please be mindful that possessing, using, distributing and selling marijuana are all federal crimes and that this blog is not intended to give you any legal advice, much less lead you to believe that marijuana is legal under federal law.