Category Archives: Cannabis Law

BCC Letter for COVID-19 Compliance

In 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom designated cannabis companies as “essential” businesses. This set an important precedent for other cannabis-legal states, as California’s retail licensees (and the supply chain that supports them) have been allowed to remain open during the statewide stay-at-home order. Although the number of reported COVID-19 cases statewide are in decline, it is […]

Example Notice of Non-Compliance after Cannabis Inspections

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has recently been conducting environmental compliance cannabis inspections on all licensed activities. If you are a licensed cultivator, processor, or nursery operator, NOW is a good time to revisit all of the SOPs, diagrams and documentation submitted to the CDFA. On-site compliance inspections review all facets of […]

Mexico – Cannabis Regulations, Applications and Legalization Info

Mexico has quickly become a big opportunity for cannabis entrepreneurs globally! The regulations and details for the Federal Law for the Regulation of Cannabis in Mexico a.k.a. cannabis legalization, are still being defined and we will keep this blog post updated as we learn more from Mexico’s lower house of Congress. Read on for our […]

DEA’s Latest Policy Change Another Burden on Cannabis Research

CANNABIS CULTURE –  Dr. John Streicher of the University of Arizona says the DEA’s new regulations offer no help to researchers — and he’s not the only one. “From my point of view it makes no difference at all,” Streicher says under the new rules he will still need to file for a Schedule I […]

Outsourced Cannabis Compliance Officer Services

Over the years, CREC Compliance and its principals have secured hundreds of operating cannabis licenses in all available verticals. As these companies become operational they frequently face regulatory audits by local and state administrators. No doubt these companies frequently provide valuable tax revenues and so at some level the regulators have no interest in shutting […]

Outsourced Cannabis Chief Compliance Officer Services

Over the years, CREC Compliance and its principals have secured hundreds of operating cannabis licenses in all available verticals. As these companies become operational they frequently face regulatory audits by local and state administrators. No doubt these companies frequently provide valuable tax revenues and so at some level the regulators have no interest in shutting […]

County of Riverside, CA – Cannabis Applications for Permits Now Accepted!

Applications for cannabis land-use and cannabis permitting are now being accepted in Riverside! The County of Riverside, CA has just finalized the process of developing an ordinance that allows for cannabis cultivation, manufacturing, testing, retail and distribution within specific zones of Riverside County unincorporated properties. Applications for cannabis land-use and cannabis permitting are now being […]

City of Los Angeles, CA – Cannabis Applications, Regulations, and Processing Period – Now Open!

Application Processing Period Open Now for Delivery, Distribution, Non-Volatile Manufacturing & Testing Lab Commercial Cannabis Activity! The City of Los Angeles, CA has just opened a cannabis application acceptance window. Applications for cannabis land-use and cannabis permitting are now being accepted. Let’s get you started on the right foot! Effective Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at […]

COVID-19 & Impact on The Cannabis Industry | Webinar Recap

Featuring Larry Horwitz, President of CREC Compliance, you will get a first hand discussion and Q/A for the issues presented by the current changes to business operations so you can navigate more successfully! Lawrence Horwitz, President of CREC Compliance This webinar discussed the issues related to the virus and how it affects the cannabis industry […]