ShowGrow Dispensary Now Open in Santa Ana

Viridis Law Group is proud to announce the recent opening of one of its dispensary clients, ShowGrow, in Santa Ana, California. ShowGrow is fully licensed under Santa Ana’s Measure BB, making it one of the first legal dispensaries in Orange County. According to the dispensary, “ShowGrow strives to be the pillar of medical cannabis in our community and operates in …

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Viridis Client Receives Cultivation License in Adelanto

Viridis Law Group congratulates our client, Foremen Farms, for being granted a medical cannabis cultivation permit by the City of Adelanto. A Conditional Use Permit (CUP) and Business License must still be obtained prior to any operations, but we anticipate this process to go smoothly over the next few months. “We at Foreman Farms are committed to producing the highest …

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Federal Judge Rules in Favor of CA Dispensary

OCTOBER 26, 2015: Last week, U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer overturned a ban against Marin county dispensary Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana (MAMM), previously the oldest operating medical dispensary in the country before being shuttered by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2011. In focusing on an amendment to the federal spending bill this year, stating that the U.S. Department of …

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Canada Elects Cannabis-Friendly Prime Minister

OCTOBER 20, 2015: Yesterday, Canadians voted to elect a new Prime Minister, and in doing so may have also decided the fate of marijuana within the country. The winner was Justin Trudeau of Canada’s Liberal Party. Trudeau has vowed to legalize marijuana, arguing that the current system has led to increased crime, high costs within the judicial system, and countless Canadians …

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L.A. Delivery App Appeals Injunction

OCTOBER 13, 2015: A Los Angeles-based medical marijuana delivery app, Nestdrop, is appealing an injunction prohibiting it from operating in Los Angeles. The company was ordered to stop in December as the result of a city-initiated lawsuit against the business. The arguments on both sides center around the proper interpretation of Proposition D, Los Angeles’ medical marijuana dispensary rules that …

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Medical Cannabis in Berkeley – An Overview

OCTOBER 13, 2015: Pursuant to the Viridis Law Group’s commitment to providing the highest quality professional services, we strive to keep our clients informed on the patchwork of laws presently blanketing California, each with its own variations and nuances. The Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act, signed into law by Governor Brown on October 9, 2015, seeks to unify medical …

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Governor Jerry Brown Signs MMJ Regulations into Law

OCTOBER 9, 2015: California Governor Jerry Brown signed a trio of medical marijuana bills–AB 266, AB 243, and SB 643, collectively known as the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA)–into law this afternoon, ushering in a new regulatory structure for the state’s medical marijuana industry. The bills were passed on the final night of the legislative session, after several amendments …

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Pressure’s on for Jerry Brown to Sign State MMJ Bills

OCTOBER 8, 2015:  State-wide support has erupted; calling on Governor Jerry Brown to sign the three medical marijuana bills that sit on his desk and await his signature. Gov. Brown’s deadline to sign the bills is this Sunday, October 11, at midnight; otherwise the three bills (AB 266, SB 643, and AB 243) which passed the California Legislature on September 11, 2015, …

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Viridis’ Lance Rogers to Speak at TJSL Event

OCTOBER 5, 2015: Viridis Law Group Senior Counsel Lance Rogers will be speaking at an IP-focused event at Thomas Jefferson School of Law on Friday, October 16.  The student-run event is hosted by the TJSL Intellectual Property Law Association and the Center for Intellectual Property, and will feature attorneys and accountants who all specialize in marijuana law and business. The discussion will center around …

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Big Changes Ahead for California’s Medical Marijuana Laws

SEPTEMBER 30, 2015: On September 11, the California state legislature passed a trio of bills, collectively known as the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA), which together create an entirely new regulatory framework for medical cannabis. This is the first time in nearly two decades since Californians first voted to legalize marijuana for medical use that statewide regulations for …

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