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“Employer Beware”: The Danger Lurking in California’s State Retail Cannabis Regulations

Ryan Kocot, Law Office of Ryan T. Kocot

The Emergency Regulations released on December 7, 2017, allow a dispensary to sell cannabis directly to consumers in-store, as well as via delivery. But what can happen to the dispensary when one of its delivery employees is pulled over for a traffic violation, and he or she smells like marijuana by virtue of driving a van full of product?

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Welcome to CEB's marijuana law hub, specially designed to inform attorneys about crucial legal issues arising from state marijuana legalization and its conflicts with federal law.

  • We track developments in over 15 topics nationwide, so you can minimize the risks arising from various ethics rules, inconsistent federal enforcement policies, and non-uniform civil and criminal statutes and court actions that collide with each other.
  • We bring you analysis and practice tips as the issues evolve in this practice area, drawn from activity in five states as well as California's medical marijuana statute
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This program features the renowned cannabis attorney and blogger Hilary Bricken for a discussion of the most pressing issues currently in the industry, including recreational sales, how to prepare for full licensing compliance, the shifting DOJ policies, and more! 1 hour MCLE credit available.

This program will afterward be available as an On Demand MCLE program from CEB; call 1-800-232-3444 or go to CEB.com.

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released 200 pages of draft regulations for the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA), only to have MCRSA repealed and replaced with yet another set of cannabis laws called the MAUCRSA.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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“Employer Beware”: The Danger Lurking in California’s State Retail Cannabis Regulations

By Ryan Kocot, Law Office of Ryan T. Kocot

The Emergency Regulations released on December 7, 2017, allow a dispensary to sell cannabis directly to consumers in-store, as well as via delivery. But what can happen to the dispensary when one of its delivery employees is pulled over for a traffic violation, and he or she smells like marijuana by virtue of driving a van full of product?

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California Trademarks Division Now Accepting Applications for Cannabis Goods & Services

by Evoke Law

Shifting its position significantly, the California Secretary of State’s office in mid-January began to accept trademark applications for cannabis products in addition to service mark applications. A state trademark registration grants the business rights to a mark within an entire state regardless of where the business is conducted in that state.

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CEB provides you with 2 interactive maps of the U.S., which show states that have legalized marijuana for either recreational use or medical use. Additionally, you can find comprehensive information for marijuana bills and ballot initiatives in CEB's legislative tracking database.

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