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Food and drug administration to hold community hearings on CBD in...

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will hold public hearings on CBD in April, according to statements made by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, during a recent House Appropriations subcommittee hearing. The purpose of the public hearing will be to start the rule making process and gather stakeholder input on how the FDA can regulate hemp-derived CBD.…

Las Vegas Town Council Conference RE: Social Use Location Licenses

On March 20, 2019, the Las Vegas City Council met to discuss a proposed bill regarding social use venues (consumption lounge) in the City of Las Vegas. After deliberation, the Council members instructed the City staff that they would like various additions included. These include; The creation of a pilot program, which would only allow…

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Know Your Rights: Understanding State Hemp Regulations  

Los Angeles Cannabis Polices Commission Announces Recommendations for Stage three Processing

The Cannabis Regulations Commission met on March 5th and presented their recommendations to the City Attorney that would establish policies for processing phase 3 applications. Phase 3 would begin with a 60-day pre-vetting process of social equity applicants to verify Tier 1 or Tier 2 qualification. Verified Tier 1 or 2 applicants will then be…

March Report: Where by We Are with Los Angeles Stage three...

February 28th, 2019 “I’m frustrated.” These two words were expressed throughout last week’s city council meeting on the current state of cannabis affairs in the city of Los Angeles. Business owners, hopeful entrepreneurs, private citizens and council members reverberated this sentiment from the city’s long delayed licensing process and yet to be fulfilled promise of…

CA Cannabis Retail Update

Contra Costa County On February 14th, Contra Costa officially issued a Request For Proposal form for new cannabis businesses, including storefront retailers. The number of retailer licenses (with or without delivery operations) will be capped at four. The county’s deadline for letters of intent is April 4th, while full proposals will be due (by request…