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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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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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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Viridis Attorney Jesse Bablove Speaks at Medical Marijuana Panel in Costa Mesa

JANUARY 30, 2015: Viridis Law Group Attorney, Jesse Bablove, attended the Costa Mesa Democratic Club Tuesday night to speak on the current situation of the proposed medical marijuana ordinances in Costa Mesa. Mr. Bablove spoke to a dozen attendees about the current situation in Santa Ana.  Mr. Bablove and Viridis Law Group, recently represented dispensary applicants in the City of Santa …

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SD Medical Marijuana Dispensary Faces Last Hurdle Tomorrow

JANUARY 28, 2015: A Green Alternative, faces the San Diego Planning Commission, for final approval to be San Diego’s first licensed medical marijuana dispensary. Dr. David Blair, a business ethics professor at San Diego State University is Chief Executive Officer of A Green Alternative, which is ready to open in Otay Mesa, pending approval at tomorrow’s hearing. Dr. Blair told KPBS that he …

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Initial Application Phase to Operate 4th Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opens in Berkeley

On Monday, January 12, 2015, the City of Berkeley opened the selection process to submit applications to operate the fourth (and final) Medical Cannabis Dispensary in Berkeley. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 20, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. In 2010, Berkeley voters passed Measure T, which amended the Municipal Code to allow one additional dispensary to open in …

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CA Court of Appeals Upholds State’s Cooperative/Collective Law . . . Again!

JANUARY 12, 2015: California’s Fifth District Court of Appeals published an opinion Friday, that further establishes a patient’s right to cultivate medical marijuana in a Cooperative or Collective. In People v. Anderson (2015), the Fifth District Court of Appeals held: “Specifically, the instructions did not make it clear that a lawful cooperative or collective can consist of some patient members who grow marijuana and other …

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CA Cannabis Activists Begin 2016 Legalization Discussion

JANUARY 7, 2015: California cannabis activists are gearing up to introduce a Marijuana Legalization Initiative in 2016, with their first public seminar to be held this Friday, January 9. The Coalition for Cannabis Reform will hold the seminar in Oakland, with leaders from the cannabis industry discussing what California can learn from the successful legalization efforts in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, …

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Medical Marijuana Corp Granted SEC Approval

DECEMBER 16, 2014: The Securities and Exchange Commission granted approval last week for Terra Tech Corp., an Irvine, California-based company, to raise $6.8 million to operate medical marijuana businesses in Nevada. MediFarm, a subsidiary of Terra Tech Corp., plans to grow and sell medical marijuana in Nevada. Terra-Tech’s  shares are not sold on the American Stock Exchange or on NASDAQ, but …

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