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California Cannabis Czar Lays Out Initial Application Guidelines

Lori Ajax, head of the California Bureau of Cannabis Control – also known as “The Marijuana Czar” of California – spoke about expectations to new licensing rules for the Golden State to a group of industry professionals at the California Cannabis Business Summit hosted by the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and the California Cannabis…

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Will California Cannabis Regulations Be Too Burdensome?

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The world is watching as California comes into the main fold this next year with a full adult legalization policy. The enormity of the market, matched with global regional brand recognition, and California’s propensity for bureaucracy make an interesting confluence for cannabis. Farmers have been operating, some for decades, in remote corners of northern California….

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California Legislators Defeat Ban on Cannabis Advertising

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Last week I reported the California legislature was meeting in special session, and that one of the measures moving forward included a somewhat strict prohibition on cannabis branding and labeling. As legalization moves forward and states invent new regulatory frameworks, we seem to be doing a bit of a balancing act regarding health and safety,…

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Early Bird Ending! Ticket Prices Go Up Wednesday at Midnight!

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The time has come again for the event of the season – The International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC) is San Francisco is just around the corner on February 17th! SO PURCHASE TICKETS NOW BECAUSE PRICES WILL INCREASE TOMORROW! This year, activist, musician, actor, and humanitarian Henry Rollins joins the line-up as ICBC’s Keynote Speaker, along…

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California Marijuana Czar Lori Ajax to Speak at the ICBC in San Francisco

The California cannabis industry will be undergoing a huge overhaul as the state develops and implements new regulations for the state’s medical and recreational systems. The cannabis community will hear a lot about proposed rules over the next year and, unfortunately, a ton of misinformation will filter through the grapevine since the “telephone game” can distort…

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California Bill Would Protect Cannabis Businesses’ Trademarks

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One of the most onerous tasks associated with immersing into the new cannabis market is the frustrating inability to trademark and brand one’s product. With a new industry, particularly one as unique and interesting as cannabis, ideas are brimming for the next (and first) big recognized insignia.   Unfortunately, federal prohibition remains in place, creating…

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