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Prop 65 Can Cost Your Business Thousands

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”How Prop 65 Effects Your Cannabis Business” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text] Over the years some of our clients have been subject to Prop 65 attacks. California cannabis

Why Local Politics Matters

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Local Politics Matters for Cannabis Businesses” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]California is home to many “cannabis deserts,” vast areas where citizens must drive 30-60 miles for access to

Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Scot Candell Given Award” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Our very own Scot Candell was recently named to the Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers by the National Trial

Ups and Downs of Delivery Regulation

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Will Local Cannabis Delivery Bans Return?” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]It is not looking promising for delivery companies. Regulations that allow delivery anywhere in the state could soon

Bureaucratic Chaos: Mendocino Cultivation Application

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”The Mendocino Mess” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_single_image image=”10370″ alignment=”center” onclick=”cesis_lightbox” add_caption=”yes”][vc_column_text] Has the red tape lessened for Mendocino cultivators? This week the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors

New San Rafael Adult Use Regulations

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”San Rafael Is Soon to Be an Adult-Use City” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]A little over a month from now, existing licensees in San Rafael will be able

Cannabis in the State Legislature

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”So Many Bills, So Little Time” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]The California Legislative branch has been very busy this year with cannabis legislation. There are close to 50

Candell in the News

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Candell in the News: San Rafael’s Recreational Cannabis Vote” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]~ San Rafael is to become the first city in Marin to allow recreational pot

Supply Chain Shortage

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”The Impending Cannabis Shortage” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]The supply of legal cannabis may soon run out. There are over 6,000 temporary cultivation licensees, but by the end

Crackdown on Cannabis Operations

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Cannabis Crackdown: Illegal and Non-Compliant Operations” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]2019 is looking like the year of the crackdown for illegal cannabis operations in California. The 80-year-old, multi-billion

San Francisco Expungements

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Massive Wave of San Francisco Expungements” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]This week the district attorney’s office in San Francisco announced it had identified 9,362 eligible cases dating back

Cannabis’s Banking Problem

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Cannabis’s Banking Problem” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]**** 3/8/19 Edit: since the publication of this blog, a bipartisan coalition of more than 100 co-sponsors has reintroduced  The Secure

PSAs: Cultivation Workshops & Senatorial and International Cannabis Support

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”The WHO in Favor of CBD and other PSAs” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Local: Cultivation Workshop Santa Barbara is hosting Cannabis Worker Health & Safety Training. There will

Remediation: Recovering After Failed Testing

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”What’s the What on Cannabis Remediation ” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]All cannabis products must be tested before retail sale, but what happens if your product doesn’t pass

Scot Candell & Associates’ Recommendation List for Pacific Sun

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Scot Candell & Associates’ “Best of Marin 2019“ Recommendation List for Pacific Sun” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text] Don’t forget that voting ends February 7th! Click to Vote:

Pacific Sun Best of Marin

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”Vote Scot Candell & Associates” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”10198″ img_size=”medium” overflow=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pacific Sun’s annual Best of Marin readers’ poll is here!   Please take a

Changes in State Regulations

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Changes in State Regulations” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]The beginning of 2019 marked many changes in the California cannabis landscape. Below are some of the major changes that

Jared Schwass Named Cannabis Law Expert

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Jared Schwass Named Cannabis Law Expert” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Scot Candell & Associates’ Jared Schwass has been named a Cannabis Law Experts by Databird Research Journal! The

Beware: BCC Raids

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”BCC Crackdowns” google_fonts=”font_family:Merriweather%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:300%20light%20regular%3A300%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) and the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation-Cannabis Enforcement Unit (DOI-CEU) announced on Monday enforcement

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