CCPA Compliance: What Cannabis Businesses Need To Do Now
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) gives consumers who reside in California significantly more control over how companies use their personal information. As a result, all companies need to review their data, systems,...
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California Cannabis Claims: Fraud
Welcome back to our litigation series on California cannabis claims. Fraud is one of those claims that clients believe will be easy to pursue, but it actually requires a lot of factual development and proof, even just to...
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California Cannabis Claims: Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Welcome back to our litigation series on California cannabis claims. We’re continuing today with a cause of action we unfortunately commonly see in cannabis litigation: the breach of fiduciary duty. Introduction A fiduciary...
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California Cannabis Claims: Breach of Contract
Happy 2020, everyone! Our litigation team would like to kick-start the year by starting a series on the most common causes of action that we see in and around the cannabis industry. We hope these overviews help our audience...
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Receivership and Distressed Cannabis Assets in California
Succeeding in the cannabis industry is not easy, especially in California. Complex regulation, high taxes, expensive real estate, and competition with the black market are just a handful of factors that challenge cannabis...
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California Cannabis Enforcement Begins
It’s no secret that California’s illicit cannabis market is alive and well; a recent audit showed that there are nearly 3,000 unlawful cannabis businesses in the Golden State. A few months ago, I wrote a post offering...
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Is Hemp CBD Really Unlawful in California?
Dozens of times per month, I am asked by clients and potential clients whether hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”) products are legal in California. With almost any other product, I can give an easy “yes” or “no”...
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How Will the USDA Hemp Rules Affect California?
In mid-October, California Governor Gavin Newsom approved a bill (SB-153) that dramatically changed California’s hemp cultivation laws. The bill was clearly intended to bring California closer into harmony with the 2014...
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Los Angeles Cannabis Retail Licensing May Get Derailed
Getting a cannabis license in Los Angeles has been notoriously difficult—and may be about to get worse as news dropped last week that a Los Angeles City Council member is recommending that the most recent phase of licensing...
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California Cannabis Bill Roundup for October 2019
Seems like not a month goes by in California where the Assembly isn’t trying to pass a slew of cannabis bills to help regulate the state’s industry under the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act...
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