California Department of Cannabis Control Delivery Regulations

Personal Injury Attorneys Myrtle Beach

Our California cannabis attorneys at Manzuri Law understand that as our industry evolves, so does the list of exciting business opportunities. Whether you are already involved in the cannabis industry or are researching potential new prospects, it is important to mention a business trend that is growing substantially throughout the region: non-storefront retail delivery.  Under […]

How to Start a Cannabis Delivery or Retail Business in California

Cannabis Delivery or Retail Business

Our California cannabis attorneys at Manzuri Law help industry professionals apply for and maintain their storefront retail and delivery licenses, no matter where the applicant resides in the state of California. In just over a decade, we have assisted over 200 cannabis licensees in obtaining and maintaining their California cannabis licenses. We can do the […]

The Ban on Interstate Commerce and How It Impacts the Cannabis Industry

The Ban on Interstate Commerce

The United States Constitution’s Dormant Commerce Clause (DCC) essentially forbids states from enacting legislation that discriminates against goods or economic actors from another state. The DCC is supported by the economic theory, “free trade enlarges markets, allows more efficient production and specialization, and ensures consumers can access a wide array of products they value.” However, it is […]

Regulating Psychedelic Mushrooms in the United States

Regulating Psychedelic Mushrooms

At Manzuri Law, our attorneys are keeping a sharp eye on California Senate Bill 519, which is currently drafted to not just legalize mushrooms but also ecstasy and other hallucinogenic drugs for people aged twenty-one and older. But we are not the only ones.   What seems to be ahead of SB 519’s movement is on […]

Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill to Expunge Federal Marijuana Misdemeanors

Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Our dedicated California cannabis law firm knows firsthand how federal misdemeanor marijuana offenses can change a person’s life going forward. Unlike most of the 50 states, which have various legal mechanisms in place to expunge low-level cannabis possession offenses, the federal system currently has no such procedure. That means a federal misdemeanor for marijuana possession […]

Meital Manzuri Recognized as 2022 Top Cannabis Lawyer by Los Angeles Daily Journal

Top Cannabis Lawyers

Manzuri Law is pleased to announce that our law firm founder and Managing Partner, Meital Manzuri, was recognized as a 2022 Top Cannabis Lawyer by the Los Angeles Daily Journal. The honorable award recognizes California attorneys who represent cannabis industry parties before regulatory agencies, and in state and federal trial and appellate proceedings. Meital was one […]

Developing a Market For True Connoisseurs Using California Cannabis Appellations

California Cannabis Appella

Appellations of origin, or appellations, refer to the origin or designation of a product. Simply put, they identify where certain products originate  from, and the particular ways in which they are produced. French Champagne, Spanish Basque cheeses, and Parma Italian meats are examples of well known products  where the appellation is revered  for the unique […]

Voters to Decide on Imposing a General Tax on Commercial Cannabis Businesses in Unincorporated Los Angeles County

Voters to Decide on Imposing a General Tax

On February 15, 2022, the County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors passed a motion directing the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs’ Office of Cannabis Management to start the development and implementation of an equitable commercial cannabis licensing program in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. L.A. County plans to allow 25 retail, 25 delivery, ten cultivation […]

The Great Hemp Conundrum

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The Great Hemp Conundrum By Meital Manzuri, Alexis Lazzeri and Josephine Klein The legal status of hemp has evolved significantly at the federal level and at the various states’ level since the federal Agricultural Act of 2014 first allowed for the cultivation and research of industrial hemp. Thereafter, the 2018 Farm Bill amended the CSA […]

California is Now Open for Hemp Registrations

California Department of Public Health Food and Drug Branch

On July 5, 2022, the California Department of Public Health Food and Drug Branch (FDB) published the applications necessary for the administration of the Industrial Hemp Enrollment and Oversight (IHEO) authorization, initiated by the signing of Assembly Bill 45. Simply put, if you intend to manufacture, pack, hold, or distribute applicable industrial hemp products, you must apply for an IHEO Authorization issued by the […]