California tribes worry they’re being shut out of state’s regulated marijuana industry

Submitted by Norm on Sat, 10/14/2017 - 19:48

Essentially, the tribes are being asked to submit to the authority of California cannabis officials to enter the regulated MJ industry set to launch in January.

The situation has some in the tribal community crying foul.

“Under the state regulatory system, it seems that those licensees of the state will not be permitted to obtain (MJ) product from anyone who isn’t licensed by the state,” said Mark Levitan, a California attorney who represents three tribes already operating in the state’s medical cannabis industry.

Update about California State Licenses

Submitted by Norm on Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:46

The CA state Bureau of Cannabis Control will hold a Public Licensing Meeting in Los Angeles this Thursday.

The Bureau of Cannabis Control will host a public licensing workshop in Los Angeles on October 12. The workshop will focus on what licensing information is needed and what resources are available for people planning to apply for state commercial cannabis licenses.