Monday, November 11, 2019
what-is-synthetic-cannabis-038-why-is-it-so-bad
Synthetic cannabis is a common misnomer for a type of “designer drug” that mimics the effects of marijuana but to a larger and sometimes more dangerous degree. Police departments, public officials, and major publications often use this colloquial term and other brand names to educate the public about the risks of consuming difficult-to-regulate synthetic weed…
do-you-really-need-a-budtender-certification
If you’re one of the many starry-eyed individuals hoping to get your fair share of the green rush, then you’ll need to learn as much as possible about this burgeoning cannabis industry. In just a few short years, medical and recreational cannabis states have experienced tremendous growth in terms of sales, product variety, and job…
california-releases-application-for-industrial-hemp-cultivation
  Many folks have been patiently awaiting the launch of California’s commercial hemp program, which has taken nearly 3 years since the passage of Prop 64 to emerge. However, the wait has finally come to an end as the state recently instated a process for industrial hemp registration along with a complete application and set…
all-you-need-to-know-about-the-dcr-phase-3-round-1-licensing-and-social-equity-workshop-held-on-august-6-2019
(Picture of DCR building in Los Angeles) On August 6, 2019, M&L partner J. Raza Lawrence attended the Phase 3 Round 1 Licensing and Social Equity Workshop hosted by the Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR). The DCR provided an update on Phase 2 applications, the Social Equity Program, and the application process for Phase 3.
application-requirements-for-phase-3
Requirements for Phase 3 Application
social-equity-leave-many-angelenos-dazed-and-confused
Undue Concentration and Social Equity Leave Many Angelenos Dazed and ConfusedLos Angeles should take steps to promote fairness and reduce the perception of corruption.The City of LA is moving along with “Phase 3” of its commercial cannabis licensing, the first opportunity for new cannabis businesses to obtain licenses.  Verifications from the Department of Cannabis Licensing…