Job Opening: Cresco Labs Seeks Regional Director of Government Affairs

Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States is seeking a Regional Director of Government Affairs. The ideal candidate will be located in the San Francisco, CA or New York, New Jersey or Washington D.C. area. The ideal candidate, according to the job posting is proactive innovative and passionate, … Continue reading Job Opening: Cresco Labs Seeks Regional Director of Government Affairs

Regulation Alert: California to Consider Adding Cannabis and THC to Proposition 65 Chemical List

On October 4, 2019, the California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced that it will consider adding cannabis and THC to the Proposition (Prop) 65 list. Prop 65 requires the publication of a list of chemicals "known to the state" to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. The OEHHA of the … Continue reading Regulation Alert: California to Consider Adding Cannabis and THC to Proposition 65 Chemical List

Job Opening: National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) Seeks Chief Operating Officer

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) is seeking a Chief Operating Officer. The position is located in the greater Denver area. The Chief Operating Officer will contribute to the vision of the NCIA by supporting the Executive Director, leading and collaborating with Directors and the team. It is a fast-paced small organization comprised of "working" … Continue reading Job Opening: National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) Seeks Chief Operating Officer

Week in Review: California Cannabis Tax Revenue Update | Weedmaps | And More…

Here’s a quick rundown of the top cannabis related news stories for this week. California has $317 million in cannabis revenue in 2018-19 This week, the non-partisan Legislative Analysts Office (LAO) reported that California collected an estimated $317 million in cannabis revenue in fiscal year 2018-19. The number exceeds the LAO's estimate in May that … Continue reading Week in Review: California Cannabis Tax Revenue Update | Weedmaps | And More…

Job Opening: Bureau of Cannabis Control Seeks Administrative Assistant and Program Analysts (Multiple)

California's Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) is hiring for multiple positions in their budget and licensing unit in Rancho Cordova, CA. The Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) is a common entry level position into state civil service and requires that applicants take a short online test to determine eligibility and ranking on the candidate list. … Continue reading Job Opening: Bureau of Cannabis Control Seeks Administrative Assistant and Program Analysts (Multiple)

California Report: Cannabis Related Bills to Watch as the Legislature Reconvenes

California lawmakers are headed back to Sacramento this week to work on bills that are still alive this session. The fate of some of the most-watched bills I covered in March have already been decided: AB 286, the measure to lower the cannabis tax rate, was held in the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Another bill, AB … Continue reading California Report: Cannabis Related Bills to Watch as the Legislature Reconvenes

Bureau of Cannabis Control: Accepting Local Equity Grant Funding Applications

Last week, California's Bureau of Cannabis Control announced that it is accepting applications for grant funding authorized by the California Cannabis Equity Act of 2018 (Equity Act), established by Senate Bill 1294. The Bureau was appropriated $10 million to award to cities and counties assisting equity applicants and licensees through their local equity programs focusing … Continue reading Bureau of Cannabis Control: Accepting Local Equity Grant Funding Applications

Introducing Voltous Media – Online Digital Content and Public Relations

Dear Readers - Meet Voltous Media, where they integrate expansive public relations strategies with cutting edge digital media solutions to inspire and mobilize people into action, both on and offline. Voltous Media offers a full range of communications and public relations services to drive positive outcomes for their clients and community. In addition to their … Continue reading Introducing Voltous Media – Online Digital Content and Public Relations

Job Opening: Bureau of Cannabis Control Seeks Special Investigators

California's Bureau of Cannabis Control is hiring for multiple positions in their enforcement unit in Rancho Cordova, CA. The Special Investigator position has a final filing date of May 16, 2019, and is a civil service position with the State of California. Civil service positions come with full health care benefits, vacation, paid sick time and a defined benefit retirement plan.

California’s May Budget Revision Includes Additional Funds for Education, Enforcement and Equity

On Thursday, California Governor Gavin Newsom released a revision of his 2019-20 budget proposal and it includes additional funds for education, enforcement and equity programs in the cannabis industry. While the Governor makes significant investments in these areas, the actual amounts will depend on the actual cannabis tax receipts for the final two quarters of 2018-19.  Here's a breakdown of the items in the Governor's May Revision.