Does California State Law Authorize Local Jurisdictions to Ban Retail Delivery of Legal Cannabis to Private Residences?

Khurshid Khoja, Greenbridge Corporate Counsel

The California Bureau of Cannabis Control recently issued proposed regulations that would clarify the intent of MAUCRSA by allowing delivery employees of licensed cannabis retailers to make deliveries of cannabis products “to any jurisdiction within the State of California.”

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2018 Update: Land Use & Zoning Regulation of Cannabis Businesses

Now Available “On Demand” (Recorded June 20, 2018)

This program features the renowned West Coast cannabis attorneys and bloggers Hilary Bricken and Julie Hamill explaining the latest in regulatory trends, compliance issues, and the most recent developments in this rapidly evolving area. 1.5 hours MCLE credit available.

This program is now available as an On Demand MCLE program from CEB; call 1-800-232-3444 or go to CEB.com. The CEB program “Marijuana Law Update,” a Webinar from March 20, 2018, is now available On Demand att: https://ceb.com/marijuana-law-update.

Much has happened in the cannabis world in the last 18 months. State agencies released 200 pages of draft regulations for the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA), only to have MCRSA repealed and replaced with yet another set of cannabis laws called the MAUCRSA. Despite these changes, Julie Hamill describes how leasing to cannabis operators is still tremendously risky for landowners in CEB Real Property Law Reporter.

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Attorney Nathalie Bougenies tracks the approval process between federal agencies on the rescheduling of CBD and its use for epilepsy. She recently discovered that when the FDA shared its conclusions with the DEA that CBD and its salts could be removed from legal control, the DEA responded that removing CBD from the CSA would violate international drug treaties to which the United States is a signatory!

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