PART B: THE LATEST IN LA
Last Fall, you Chose Your Own Adventure in our Provisional Licensing Decision Tree (scroll down to view the updated version). The State of California had just passed the 2021 ‘Trailer Bills,’ the legislation that accompanies the Governor’s yearly Budget Act. The budget bill authorizes spending, and the trailer bills outline how money will be spent.
2021 Trailer Bills shifted deadlines and compliance benchmarks for provisional applicants and licensees. One of those deadlines is coming up at the end of this month, on March 31.
Here’s what you need to know:
The key stepping stone between a provisional and an annual license is compliance with the CEQA. If you’ve been keeping an eye on licensing in California, you’re probably aware that in many jurisdictions, the CEQA process is nightmarishly unclear and/or still being figured out.
PART B: THE LATEST IN LA
Terms & Acronyms:
CEQA = California Environmental Quality Act
DCR = Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation (Local level)
DCC = California Department of Cannabis Control (State level)
Temporary Approval = LA’s term for local approval to operate a cannabis business.
Present and future LA cannabis operators, here’s what you need to know:
There is still time. We’re here to help you meet these deadlines.
Contact our office if you’d like to discuss how we might be able to assist.
2nd Annual Cannalaw Summit
Please join CHLLP founding partners Ariel Clark and Nicole Howell at the 2nd Annual Cannalaw Summit taking place virtually May 3rd – May 5th.
Nicole will lead a roundtable discussion on the future of cannabis law and what’s next for legalization, the cannabis industry, and the legal profession. Her panel discussion kicks off the Summit on May 3rd following the opening remarks.
Ariel will be speaking later that day on a panel to discuss the right way to build a holistic entheogen practice with other professionals in the plant medicine/psychedelics field.
We look forward to connecting with you there!
Get Ready: Inside LA County Cannabis Licensing
Join CHLLP attorneys Ariel Clark and Katie Podein for a nuts-and-bolts legal and strategic discussion on the new LA County cannabis program.
We’re thrilled to have Veronica Perez join this conversation. She is a seasoned Public Affairs professional in the Los Angeles Market for over 20 years, advising Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits on navigating the regulatory and political environment. This hour-long, live webinar will take place on March 30, 2022 at 12:00pm PT.
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If you have any questions about how the above or would like to discuss how it could impact your business, please contact your attorney directly or call our main line at 877-257-2442.
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