A town on the California-Arizona border has recently introduced cannabis business regulations in hopes of returning the city to its former booming business days, which highlights how local laws can shape the cannabis industry.Read More
California cannabis businesses have struggled with a lack of banking options, but the state is looking into a state-run cannabis banking option.
If you're looking to start a cannabis business in California, there are a multitude of regulations you need to meet before you're good to go. Here is a handy checklist to go over before you get started; be sure to contact CCA to make sure all boxes are checked before opening for business.Read More
Distributors, like other cannabis business types, have an extensive set of regulations to satisfy in order to operate within the rules. In addition to meeting these standards, the state of California may face some delays as distributors work on getting licensed.Read More
During the transition period of California's new cannabis regulations (from now until July), there are a few questions cannabusiness owners may have. Here, we go over a few of the regulations that will help you stay compliant as your business grows.Read More
Los Angeles has started selling adult-use cannabis to customers over the age of 21. L.A.'s city regulations are a good example of local regulations and why it's important to pay close attention to local rules as well as state regulations.Read More
You've read the cannabis state regulations from front to back, but it's still vital that you really understand all the ins and outs so you can avoid enforcement actions that can result in the loss of your license.Read More
Both tenants and landlords need to make sure any property intended for cannabusiness use is not only suitable for the business itself, but flexible enough for future changes due to new developments in regulations, either at the local or state level.Read More
Here are some of the ways local officials enforce cannabis regulations, and how CCA will work with you to defend your business in the event of an enforcement action.Read More
Slipping up with compliance can lead to serious repercussions for you and your business including fines, penalties and even license revocation. We can help.Read More
In addition to regulations surrounding the operation of cannabis businesses, owners also have to comply with a long list of environmental regulations as well. Here is a brief rundown of how some of the new regulations will impact cultivators, and how CCA can help ensure your business is operating within these regulations.
Track and trace systems follow cannabis and cannabis products throughout the entire supply chain — from cultivator to manufacturer to distributor to lab to retailer. This helps ensure businesses pay taxes owed and that the products don't wind up in the wrong hands. Here's what you need to know about this required system and how your business can stay compliant by using it.
As opening day looms large, many local California cities have been working hard to establish new cannabis business regulations. Here's a rundown of where several municipalities are in the process.Read More
A legal loophole in California's cannabis excise tax regulations was recently closed, which means cannabis distributors and retailers have zero room for error under Emergency Regulation 3701. Here are some important points for these cannabusiness types.Read More
Only one of Orange County's 34 cities plans to allow for retail cannabis businesses to open their doors come January 1 — so far. However, hopes are high that the state's new, robust regulations on cannabis can help move current "black market" operations into compliance. Here's a rundown of how CCA can help your business pave the way to compliance this new year.Read More
When the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) published emergency regulations last month, there was a lot of information to take in. Distributors, of course, are one cannabusiness type affected. Here, we go over some of the specific regulations and how CCA can help you along the way.Read More
The new cannabis regulations state that while a business is in the process of applying for their annual license, they may be able to secure a temporary license. Here are a few pointers to keep in mind as you work towards compliance before January 1.Read More
The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) is one of three state agencies responsible for developing regulations for medical and adult-use cannabis within the state of California. Here's a quick rundown on some of these.Read More
Emergency regulations have been released for cannabis manufacturers from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), which is responsible for licensing and regulating cannabis manufacturing businesses. Here are some of the salient points included in these regulations.
CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing has released regulations ahead of the January 1, 2018 target date for adult-use cannabis legalization in California. Here, we go over some of the important points in these brand-new rules that are specifically meant for cultivators.Read More