Our cannabis industry attorneys have received local, national, and international recognition for our work at the forefront of cannabis law reform and for the adept legal representation we offer our clients.

Managing Partner, Joe Rogoway, Recognized as "Top Cannabis Lawyer" by Daily Journal

Joe Rogoway, Rogoway Law’s Managing Partner, was named among the 2022 “Top Cannabis Lawyers” in California by the Daily Journal.

In his profile, Joe advocated for much needed reforms in the California Cannabis Industry including the removal of local control provisions from California’s cannabis laws, as well as serious tax reform. “What amounts to a 30-to 40% tax burden leaves almost no profitability margin. As long as most municipalities in California ban cannabis businesses, the system will remain broken and consumers will continue to feed the illicit market.”


California Senator Plans to Introduce Bill to Eliminate State Cultivation Tax

December 9, 2021. California Sen. Mike McGuire may soon introduce a bill that would do away with the state’s cultivation tax, according to the North Bay Business Journal.

On Dec. 8, McGuire said he plans to introduce legislation in early 2022 to eliminate the tax. “The bottom line is this: Cultivation taxes are crushing small farmers throughout the North Coast,” McGuire said, according to the paper. “Basing it off the weight doesn’t account for when the market collapses. It’s simply not sustainable.

California judge rules 5-year-old can take cannabis-based drug to school

September 22, 2018