This Week in Cannabis: The Future of Dispensaries Post COVID-19, Cannabis Tax Break, and Organic Cannabis Standards

Posted on May 21, 2020

As state restrictions begin to lessen, the California Cannabis industry is seeing changes in the new future. These changes include modifications to dispensaries, Cannabis tax, and organic products. Here’s more on what’s happening in the industry. A Look at Dispensaries Post COVID-19 As a result of COVID-19s impact on California Cannabis businesses, the industry is expecting a change in the future of commercial Cannabis. All businesses have begun practicing social distancing and implementing new safety restrictions for customers and employees. These practices are likely to stay in place as Stay-At-Home initiatives are lifted. Businesses with delivery licenses have already seen

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Help! My California Teacher’s License is Suspended.

Posted on May 19, 2020

As a teacher, you help mold and shape the future leaders of our world. Whether your specialty is in K- 12 or higher education, your competency as a teacher is constantly scrutinized. Mistakes made socially or on the job can have a lasting effect on your professional license; mishaps can cause your license to be suspended or even completely revoked. If your California teaching license has been suspended, you’re not alone. With the help of the right professional license defense attorney, you can get your career back. Reasons for Suspension Teachers in California can lose their teaching licenses for a

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This Week in California Cannabis: California Expunges Cannabis Convictions, Columbia Care Opens Virtual Shop & Pasadena Struggles to Legalize Cannabis

Posted on May 14, 2020

The California Cannabis industry is yet again seeing some changes - convictions are being expunged, virtual shops are being introduced, and cities continue to experience licensing issues. Here are the full stories. California is Expunging Cannabis Convictions In an effort to eliminate criminal records for those individuals that are no longer violating state law, Santa Clara County is expunging more than 11,500 convictions for Cannabis offenses. These Cannabis convictions have caused major damage to the reputations of thousands of professionals in California. This new order will clear the record for those convicted, providing a sense of closure for their case

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My CPA License is Under Investigation. What Do I Do Now?

Posted on May 11, 2020

Working as a licensed accountant requires you to uphold the utmost integrity and adhere to all of the state and federal laws. However, small mistakes from your past or present can have a large impact on the future of your career. If your CPA license is under investigation, you need to get assistance from a professional license defense attorney right away. With their assistance, you can better understand why your license is being questioned and fight against your allegations.  Causes for Investigation As a licensed professional, there are many industry guidelines to follow in addition to upholding the law. Breaking

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California Cannabis Industry Introduces A Fast Food Drive-Thru, Provides Tax Support for Businesses Owners, And Works To Resolve LA Licensing Lawsuit

Posted on May 7, 2020

This week in the California Cannabis industry there have been new retail business openings, tax-related changes for business owners, and updates on a court case regarding the selection process of LA Cannabis licenses. Southern California Introduces First Cannabis and Food Drive-Thru After weeks of temporarily closing their doors, Original Cannabis Cafe has finally reopened its doors. They first opened as a cafe in October 2019 but had to shut down due to COVID-19. Their previous Cannabis license didn’t allow for takeout or delivery, but they have recently been approved by the BCC to reopen their doors and are now known

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The California Contractors Licensing Board Denied My License.

Posted on May 5, 2020

You spent hours studying for the application exam to prepare yourself for your future career as a California contractor. Instead of receiving an approval letter, you are served a statement of issues from the Contractors State License Board. Although your professional license could have been denied for a variety of reasons, you still have the chance to appeal this decision. A professional license defense attorney can help open the door to your dream career. Why Was My License Denied? Past convictions can affect the approval of your professional contractor’s license. If you committed any of the following in the last

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California Cannabis Businesses Are Celebrating With Virtual Parties and Adding New Retail Licenses

Posted on April 30, 2020

California Cannabis is experiencing many changes as it tries to adjust to the current climate. Whether it is creating virtual celebrations and private events, adapting business plans to adhere to COVID-19 restrictions, or kickstarting license approvals in new cities, the Cannabis industry is doing its best to thrive. Here is the most recent California Cannabis news. California Cannabis Companies Host Virtual 4/20 Events Cannabis businesses have quickly adapted to the new reality of their industry. In an effort to reach customers on Cannabis’s most celebrated day of the year, owners took 4/20 celebrations virtual. Typical festival style celebrations have been

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Will I Lose My Professional License for a Domestic Abuse Charge?

Posted on April 28, 2020

With domestic abuse cases on the rise due to more people sheltering at home, professional license holders are the most vulnerable to life-long consequences of these convictions. Penalties for a domestic violence charge include suspension and complete revocation of your license. In some circumstances, the lasting effects of this conviction could affect your future career path and livelihood. Not only will you be subject to judgment by your professional licensing board, but you may also have to deal with hefty fines and penalties. Whether your charge was classified as an accident, self-defense, or even a false accusation, there could be

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Which Child-Resistant Packaging Should Your California Cannabis Company Be Using?

Posted on April 23, 2020

California Cannabis companies have many laws and regulations they must abide by to protect their licenses and consumers. Child-proofing your products is imperative especially if you are in the manufacturing industry. If you hold a Cannabis manufacturing license, you are required by law to use child-resistant packaging on all your products. These standards are set by California Cannabis entities as well as the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). According to these requirements, your packaging must be tested and certified by the PPA standards. This means plastic packaging must be 4 mils thick, heat-sealed, and be free of an easy-open tap,

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Do Criminal Offenses Affect My General Contractor License in California?

Posted on April 21, 2020

As a contractor, it is your responsibility to manage building projects. You may provide the labor, materials, or any other services needed to complete the job. You may also be tasked with leading a team of professionals that depend on your decision-making skills. This amount of responsibility can increase your risk of liability, where a mistake from your past or present can threaten to end your entire career. Building contractors and general contractors risk their professional licenses when they are involved in unethical or criminal offenses. As a result, the California Contractor’s License Board may deny, suspend, or even revoke

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