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VICE LEGAL IN THE NEWS – VOYAGE LA ARTICLE

By Vice Legal Staff / November 6, 2017

Here’s a recent Voyage LA article published on Vice Legal – MEET DANIEL WEIS & DAVID NOLA WITH VICE LEGAL Today we’d like to introduce you to Daniel Weis and David Nola. David and Daniel have been friends since attending law school in Orange County, California. Both partners have long track records of individual success…

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CALIFORNIA STATE LICENSING PREVIEW FROM CALIFORNIA CANNABIS BUSINESS CONFERENCE 2017

By Vice Legal Staff / October 18, 2017

Lori Ajax, Head of The Bureau of Cannabis Control was the Keynote Speaker at the California Cannabis Industry Association’s Cal Cannabis Biz Con 2017 held last month at the Anaheim Marriott and Convention Center. This was the best cannabis industry Keynote I’ve attended in the past few years. Here is the link: http://www.californiacannabisbusinessconference.com/anaheim-2017/media/news-and-press/download-a-free-video-of-lori-ajaxs-keynote-speech The highlights…

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LOS ANGELES CANNABIS BUSINESS ZONING MAPS RELEASED

By Vice Legal Staff / September 21, 2017

Los Angeles’s Department of City Planning just updated its Commercial Cannabis information page. To find the information: Go to: http://planning.lacity.org/ Click on “Commercial Cannabis Location Restriction Ordinance” link under the “What’s New” section along the right side of the webpage Scroll down to the “Maps” section and the allowable uses are listed (see below) Distribution…

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NCIA REVIEW – 2017

By Vice Legal Staff / June 21, 2017

The National Cannabis Industry Association held its Business Summit last week at the Oakland Marriott City Center and it had a similar buzz as last year’s Marijuana Business Convention in Las Vegas. There were almost 5000 attendees and about 250 exhibitors with keynote speaker, Mexico’s former Presidente Vicente Fox and high profile industry celebrities around…

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MARIJUANA COOPERATIVE, COLLECTIVE, CALIFORNIA NON-PROFIT…WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

By Vice Legal Staff / June 12, 2017

A client newer to the marijuana industry recently asked me about the differences between a collective, cooperative, and California non-profit. I researched the full answer, and this is what I found. Previously among California dispensaries and cultivators, the most widely found entity was the California Mutual Benefit Corporation (“CMBC”), a non-profit type of entity found…

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AT GROWX IN SAN JOSE – JUNE 3 – 4, 2017

By Vice Legal Staff / June 5, 2017

This weekend, we attended the GrowX Conference in the heart of Silicon Valley. This conference was for the growers and showcased many new advances in modern grow technology. The individual seminars were very “Medicine Man” heavy. Medicine Man is an advisory group with a number of operations and dispensaries in Colorado. The speakers spent a…

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