Senator Wiener introduces bill; The pain numbers are in – Cannabis in the News week of May 24, 2018

Here’s what’s catching our eye in cannabis news this week: This week California senator Scott Wiener will introduce a bill designed to ease tax burdens for charities that provide medicinal cannabis to patients at no cost. The senator identifies these charitable groups as unintended casualties of Prop 64 saying, “Applying [...]

2018-12-12T20:45:56+00:00By |

Why Every Cannabis Business Needs a Chief Compliance Officer

The legislative landscape for cannabis is ever changing; more so than most professionals in this industry have ever previously encountered. At a minimum, California operators must comply with state and local regulations, but in large urban areas such as San Francisco or Los Angeles,  operators need to understand the laws for the [...]

2018-12-12T20:47:41+00:00By |

Cannabis in the News

Here’s what’s catching our eye in cannabis news this week: The Sacramento Bee is reporting that so far California hasn’t collected as much in marijuana taxes as was projected, having earned just $34 million of the projected $175 million in revenue expected between January and June of this year. On May 8 Utah’s [...]

2018-12-12T20:49:26+00:00By |

Cannabis Private Investment Summit West Highlights

Earlier this month I participated in the third Cannabis Private Investment Summit WEST in Beverly Hills. This family office summit series highlights the industry’s top entrepreneurs, technology innovations, and investment opportunities, and hosts a bevy of industry experts, entrepreneurs, and government enforcement officials to discuss the critical risks and opportunities investors should consider. [...]

2018-12-12T20:51:05+00:00By |