4/3/23 Last Day for Provisional License Application Submissions According to Business and Professions Code §26050.2(a)(3)(D), local equity applicants have until March 31, 2023 to submit license applications to the California Department of Cannabis Control (“DCC”) to be considered for provisional state licenses. However, the DCC announced on March 24th that due to the Cesar Chavez holiday, it will accept applications
Introduction The psilocybin industry in Oregon has recently been regulated by the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division (“OHA” or “Authority”) under its new section, the Oregon Psilocybin Services (OPS). OHA and is now accepting licensing applications for psilocybin businesses and services and one of the key requirements for potential psilocybin manufacturers, service centers, facilitators, and laboratories is to submit
Consumer-facing businesses in emerging industries face extensive risks, especially when the core business service constitutes a potentially dangerous or hazardous activity. This maxim holds true for psilocybin service centers in Oregon, where customers pay to receive cutting-edge therapies involving controlled substances. Written liability waivers represent one of the best ways for psilocybin service centers in Oregon to mitigate their risks. What Legal
Oregon leads the nation in building a regulated psilocybin industry. As this industry grows and matures, operators must remain mindful of important intersections between regulations and intellectual property. Background: Oregon Psilocybin Services Act & Finalized Rules The Oregon Psilocybin Services Act Ballot Measure 109 (M109), otherwise known as the Oregon Psilocybin Services Act (the “OPSA”), established a legal basis for
Law360, a premier legal news service, has released a new Expert Analysis article authored by Rogoway Law’s Managing Partner, Joe Rogoway, and Partner, Blair Gue. Law360 Expert Analysis authors are screened by an editorial team for quality and are qualified subject matter experts in their respective practices.
Lexis Nexis, a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information, and analytics, has released a new cannabis law Practical Guidance® practice note authored by Rogoway Law’s Managing Partner, Joe Rogoway, and Partner, Blair Gue. Practical Guidance® attorney authors are practice area specialists with skills and expertise honed over years of practice, and selected by Lexis Nexis after extensive vetting.
The City of Indio is accepting Cannabis Business Permit applications for storefront retail businesses between September 1 – October 6, 2022 .
Recently, a new draft MAUCRSA implementation cannabis ordinance (“Draft Cannabis Ordinance” or “Draft Ordinance”) was released by the County of Lake, California (the “County” or “Lake County”). Though the Draft Cannabis Ordinance is merely the first step in what will likely be a lengthy effort by Lake County staff, stakeholders, and the Lake County community at large to draft cannabis
If you or someone you know is interested in applying for a local cannabis business license in the City of Los Angeles in the future, this post is for you. Future rounds of licensing, including the Phase 3 Round 2 retail lottery, will only be open to social equity applicants that have been verified under the City’s updated eligibility criteria.
Cannabis Terpenes in Wine? Recently, the cannabis industry has been beset by claims from vineyards and other agricultural interests that “terpene drift” and “terpene taint” from cannabis risks harming grapes and affecting the taste of wine. This often represents a clash between legacy agriculture (vineyards) and new upstarts (cannabis cultivators) in regions traditionally associated with wine. However, despite the vocal