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July 11 2018

BREAKING: Los Angeles One Step Closer to Licensing for Cannabis Manufacturers and Cultivators!

Last week, Los Angeles announced the city will begin the process for licensing cannabis manufacturers and cultivators starting August 1. Though it will take months before a manufacturer or cultivator will be fully up and running in the city, this step signifies a green light for anyone...

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Filed Under: California, Licenses

July 11 2018

A Quick Guide to California's Cannabis Packaging and Labeling Requirements

The California Department of Public Health recently released new guidelines explaining cannabis packaging and labeling requirements all companies need to meet starting July 1, 2018. Here’s everything you need to know to be compliant with state-wide cannabis packaging and labeling...

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Filed Under: California, Compliance

July 09 2018

Essential Cannabis Headlines from Mendocino, Whittier, Culver City and More

Welcome to another week of California cannabis headlines. This week we have updates from Mendocino County, Whittier, Contra Costa County and Culver City.

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Filed Under: Licenses, Weekly Update

July 04 2018

How Does California’s Cultivation Tax Apply to Cannabis Pre-Rolls?

The tax code for cannabis in California is detailed and can be slightly confusing. One of the areas where this tax gets particularly complicated is in deciphering who pays the cultivation tax. Today, we will discuss how the cultivation tax specifically applies to cannabis pre-rolls.

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Filed Under: California, Taxes

July 02 2018

Cannabis News from Los Angeles, Culver City, and the California Bureau of Cannabis Control

Welcome to the first week of July! Today we have some news from Los Angeles and Culver City, as well as a quick update from the California Bureau of Cannabis Control.

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Filed Under: Weekly Update

June 29 2018

Sacramento is Accepting Cannabis Applications With No Deadline

.Although many of the cities Green Growth CPA has written about have hard deadlines for cannabis applications, there are also cities that choose to keep application deadlines open ended.  Sacramento is one of these cities.

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Filed Under: Licenses

June 27 2018

How Do Cannabis Taxes Apply to Immature Plants, Seeds and Clones?

The world of cannabis and cannabis taxes is ever changing.  Today, we will highlight three cannabis taxes (cultivation, excise, and sales) and how they apply to immature plants, seeds, and clones.

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Filed Under: Taxes

June 27 2018

How to Collect and Disburse the Cannabis Excise Tax

As a cannabis retailer, you probably are aware that you are responsible for collecting the excise tax and paying that money to your distributor. This post goes a little more in-depth into how the process of collecting and disbursing the cannabis excise tax works on discount retail sales in...

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Filed Under: Taxes

June 25 2018

July 1 Is The Deadline For New Cannabis Testing & Packaging Regulations

In January 2018, California enacted Prop 64, and officially legalized recreational cannabis. As a courtesy, a six-month transition window was put into place for cannabis businesses to make the necessary adjustment to comply with new California cannabis testing and packaging regulations....

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Filed Under: California, Compliance

May 24 2018

Part 3: Los Angeles Cannabis License Requirements

Catch Part 1 and Part 2 of our Los Angeles series before reading the third and final article below.

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Filed Under: Licenses