CIVIL CANNABIS LAW

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Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) approved by voters on November 8, 2016 allows adults 21 and over to possess, privately use, and give away up to one ounce of cannabis, and to cultivate no more than six plants for personal use at their residence. In addition, under terms spelled out in the Medical and Adult Use of Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act approved by the legislature in 2017, it also legalizes the commercial sale, distribution and production of cannabis for adult use at state-licensed facilities beginning January 1, 2018. Local city and county governments can restrict or ban cannabis businesses in their jurisdiction.

 

Jack can assist clients in the California Cannabis Business obtain licensing for distribution, retail sales, and cultivation, and to ensure they remain compliant. This new area of law requires a skilled law firm to understand the intricacies of the law and regulations and to navigate the various agencies charged with licensing, enforcement and compliance.