This post on Redondo Beach’s October 2022 Special Election commercial cannabis voter initiative (Measure E) was initially published on October 18, 2022. An update with the election results was posted on October 20, 2022. UPDATE (October 20, 2022): On October 19, 2022, City of Redondo Beach residents got the chance to vote in a special election on, among other things,
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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.
If approved, Measure M will give the City of Healdsburg the ability to impose an annual gross receipts tax that may not exceed 8% on any Person conducting cannabis business within City limits.
Cybersquatting can dilute and harm a brand in many ways, including by drawing potential customers and business opportunities away from a business. The cost of a UDRP action could prove very worthwhile when a disputed domain is actually damaging a business.
Join Partner Hilary St. Jean for a Cannabis Law Session on Due Diligence organized by the International Cannabis Bar Association (INCBA) at the 2022 MJBizCon, Las Vegas. Moderated by Peter Gladish of Bespoke Financial, this session offers insight into the diligence process that should power all of your deals in the cannabis sector. Hilary will be joined by two other
Senate Bill 1326, which was introduced by Senator Anna Cabellero (D-Merced), is informally known as the “cannabis interstate agreements bill” because it, generally, gives Governor Newsom the ability to enter into agreements with other states that a have also legalized commercial cannabis business to allow licensed commercial cannabis businesses in each state to do business with one another across state lines.
The Cannabis Local Jurisdiction Retail Access Grant Program aims to provide consumers with better access to regulated, tested cannabis product by supporting the expansion of California’s legal cannabis marketplace, thereby reducing the need for consumers to turn to the illicit market.
As more and more States legalize medical and/or adult-use cannabis, the issue of worker’s rights in the cannabis industry has taken center stage. Many States with regulated commercial cannabis business industries, including California, require applicants for licensure and licensed cannabis businesses with a certain number of employees to enter into and abide by the terms of a Labor Peace Agreement.
Proposed Commercial Cannabis Business Tax Measure Though the County of Los Angeles (“LA County” or the “County”) has not adopted formal regulations allowing commercial cannabis businesses quite yet, in November of 2022, LA County voters will be asked to vote on a ballot measure that would impose taxes on commercial cannabis businesses in the County, if and when such businesses