All three of the California agencies charged with implementation of the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act released their initial draft of new cannabis rules on April 28, 2017. This long-awaited event puts some meat on the ‘til-now skeletal ideas of what is going to happen in California as the expansion of the state-legal cannabis industry into adult recreational use moves forward.
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in January 2018 two distinct California state laws will come into effect, the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act and the Adult Use Marijuana Act, the mandating act for a new adult-recreational industry. So the question is: what hoops is an entrepreneur going to have to jump through to avail himself of this double opportunity?
On March 1, 2017, Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced that licensed medical marijuana cultivators are now eligible for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate and recreational cultivators will be eligible once they’ve been licensed under the Adult Use of Marijuana Act.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — While recreational marijuana cannot be sold in California until January 2018, existing medical marijuana growers and future recreational marijuana growers will be eligible as of March 1 for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate.
BONSALL, Calif., Oct. 18,2016 /Weed Wire/ — MARIJUANA COMPANY OF AMERICA INC., is providing this update to keep our shareholders and prospective investors informed.
On Aug. 8, 2016, the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors launched an online registration system for existing medical cannabis cultivators in unincorporated areas of the county to register their cultivation sites.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Hundreds from around the State are convening in Sacramento on Monday to meet with their elected officials and urge them to protect patients’ rights, defeat taxation measures, and support beneficial changes to the new Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA).
LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Friday, the LA City Attorney’s office issued a statement that “SpeedWeed has ceased operations” because we are allegedly in violation of zoning ordinance Measure D (“Proposition D”). SpeedWeed is presently open and fully operational. We have been working with the City Attorney on a “wind down” period to pause…
California’s new Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act has created a sandstorm of controversy surrounding local permitting.
In the session “How California Sales and Use Tax Law Can Prevent Your Business From Obtaining a State License” at the California Cannabis Business Expo on March 5, Mike Parnes will discuss California’s sales and use tax law’s applicability to cannabis-related businesses.
The California desert city of Adelanto will soon be home to more than two dozen medical marijuana cultivation companies, in a move the city hopes will bring it back from the brink of financial ruin.
Brennan Thicke, the director of the Venice Beach Care Center, a medical cannabis collective in California, and his father, Alan Thicke, who played Jason Seaver on the 80s sitcom “Growing Pains,” will be in attendance at the California Cannabis Business Expo this March 3-5, 2016.
On Feb. 3, 2016, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 21, emergency legislation drafted by Assemblyman Jim Wood.
Sales and use tax compliance represents a substantial risk to cannabis enterprises seeking to prosper in California.
Dale Sky Jones, the Executive Chancellor of Oaksterdam University, will be joining the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March to discuss how to mitigate your business risk through advocacy, as well as Oaksterdam Certification Training.
Tom Lackey, an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly, will be cracking open California’s Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Francisco this March.
Fiona Ma, one of the few Certified Public Accountants to ever have served on the State Board of Equalization, will be speaking on the latest news in cannabis banking at the Marijuana Investor Summit in San Francisco this March.
California Assemblymember Rob Bonta, representing the cities of Oakland, Alameda and San Leandro, is slated to give a keynote address and overview of the new California regulations at the Marijuana Investor Summit in San Francisco this March.
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On December 10-11 in Santa Rosa, GRC will host workshops for a limited number of growers, manufacturers, and dispensary operators who want to get ahead of the curve and establish a business entity with local and state agencies.
Two flavors of Bay Area life — cannabis and technology — will continue their fusion this winter with the launch of Gateway Incubator, LLC in Oakland’s Jack London district. It will be California’s first cannabis company incubator.