When it comes to regulating marijuana, can we ever count on Los Angeles to do the right thing?

By Robin Abcarian // LA Times I felt kind of sorry for the guy sitting next to me Monday at the “Future of Cannabis” event at the Los Angeles Athletic Club. He’s a commercial real estate broker who knows nothing

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EVENT: Recreational Marijuana Business Law in California

Michael will be speaking at this event, so register now. His presentation will cover California Marijuana Taxation Laws.   http://www.nbi-sems.com/Details.aspx/R-76228ER%7C?ctname=SPKEM

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Task Force Member Letter From Executive Director Ruben Honig

Dear Task Force Members – Earlier this week we sent a press release (see below) announcing that we will be working alongside the UCBA and UFCW moving forward, to ensure that we have the most strength in getting these regulations

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Police Raids of Marijuana Businesses Continue to Worry the Pot Industry

By Alex Halperin // LA Weekly One morning this spring about two dozen L.A. cops arrived at a large marijuana grow facility with a battering ram. Without knocking, and armed with what the business owner called “full on assault rifles, like

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Marijuana and California Real Estate Presentation – Los Angeles County Bar Association

Michael Chernis of Chernis Law Group spoke at the Los Angeles County Bar Association Real Property Section on May 10, 2017 concerning marijuana law and federal policy. Laurence Hummer, of Laurence Hummer Law Corporation, said of the event: “The Land Use

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Former Yuba narcotics officer convicted in interstate pot trafficking scheme

by Peter Hecht // Sacramento Bee A former Yuba County narcotics officer was convicted Wednesday on federal charges involving trafficking nearly 250 pounds of marijuana to Pennsylvania. Yuba County Deputy Christopher Heath, 37, was a lead investigator who filed numerous

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