Update on Volkswagen Diesel Fraud Case

We filed an action in Butte County on May 17, 2018 with the intent of having a jury decide punitive damages. We would be the first party to bring the defeat device case to jury trial.  Peer reviewed studies proved thousands of people with lung diseases died from the fraud.  

 

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Medicinal & Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation & Safety Act Regulations Overview

Posted by Lacy Fletcher on Saturday, November 18, 2017, In : Cannabis Regulation 
All Bureau licenses

Temporary license – Allows for Operations while Annual license Application is Pending

A temporary license allows a business to engage in commercial cannabis activity for a period of 120 days.

The Bureau can only issue a temporary license if the applicant has a valid license, permit, or other authorization issued by the local jurisdiction in which the applicant is operating. Humboldt County will be offering temporary permits for farms who registered activity prior to...

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Licensing Authorities Announce Withdrawal of Proposed Medical Cannabis Regulations

Posted by Lacy Fletcher on Friday, September 29, 2017, In : Cannabis Regulation 

Agencies Also Post Summary of Public Comments to Cannabis Web Portal

SACRAMENTO – California’s three cannabis licensing authorities announced today the official withdrawal of the medical cannabis regulations that were proposed in late spring by the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Cannabis Control, Department of Public Health’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch and Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing. The official withdrawal will occur Oc...


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San Diego DA’s Prosecution of Cannabis Attorney Has Sent Chills Through the Legal Community

Posted by Lacy Fletcher on Thursday, August 10, 2017, In : Cannabis Regulation 

Jessica McElfresh, a San Diego lawyer experienced in cannabis law, is facing multiple felony charges.

Republished from Voice of San Diego.
By Jonah Valdez

On July 7, dozens of attorneys filled the seats of a small San Diego courtroom. The attorneys were attending a hearing for one of their own, Jessica McElfresh, a San Diego lawyer experienced in cannabis law.

McElfresh is facing multiple felony charges.

What drew most attorneys to court that day was something they consider sacred: the attorney-cl...


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California is working to avoid a shortage of legalized marijuana, state pot czar says

Posted by Fred Fletcher on Saturday, July 29, 2017, In : Cannabis Regulation 
Los Angeles Times reports with Nevada suffering a shortage of legalized marijuana, California’s state pot czar said Wednesday that efforts are being made in her state to make sure sufficient licenses go to farmers, testers and distributors to supply retailers.

Providing temporary, four-month licenses to support some businesses including growers is planned “so we don’t have a break in the supply chain,” Lori Ajax, chief of the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation, said in testimony at ...

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BUREAU OF MARIJUANA CONTROL PROPOSED TEXT OF REGULATIONS

Posted by Lacy Fletcher on Saturday, April 29, 2017, In : Cannabis Regulation 
BUREAU OF MARIJUANA CONTROL
PROPOSED TEXT OF REGULATIONS
CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 16
DIVISION 42. BUREAU OF MARIJUANA CONTROL
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO
ALL BUREAU OF MARIJUANA CONTROL
APPLICANTS AND LICENSEES
Article 1. General Provisions
§ 5000. Definitions
For the purposes of this division, the definitions in this section shall govern the construction of this division unless otherwise indicated.
(a)
“Act” means the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act.
(b)
“Addr...

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PROPOSED REGULATIONS FOR MEDICAL CANNABIS CULTIVATION PROGRAM

Posted by Lacy Fletcher on Saturday, April 29, 2017, In : Cannabis Regulation 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PROPOSED REGULATIONS FOR MEDICAL CANNABIS CULTIVATION PROGRAM
Article 1. Definitions ..................................................................................................................................................................... 1
§ 8000. Definitions. ................................................................................................................................................................... 1
Article 2. Applications .....................

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Will Prohibition End By Independence Day?

Posted by Fred Fletcher on Thursday, April 7, 2016, In : Cannabis Regulation 
By July 2016, the DEA will announce an end to cannabis prohibition as we know it, or no change at all. The FDA last year reviewed if cannabis should be treated like heroin, coffee, or somewhere in between. The FDA then sent their topic secret recommendation to the DEA who can follow the recommendation, or reject it. That's correct, the DEA can override the FDA's decision on what to classify cannabis. Since the DEA is an enforcement agency and not a regulatory agency this appears to be a const...
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FDA warns cannabis companies selling CBD supplements

Posted by Fred Fletcher on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, In : Cannabis Regulation 

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued another round of legal warnings to companies marketing products that contain cannabidiol (CBD), a compound found in marijuana.

The FDA issued similar warning letters to six companies last year.

The warning letters criticize the products for not containing the amount of CBD they claim to. They also take aim at health claims the companies have made about those products.

As Alan Brochstein explains in New Cannabis Ventures, companies a...


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Home Marijuana Humboldt marijuana growers lead in water program participation

Posted by Lacy Fletcher on Monday, February 15, 2016, In : Cannabis Regulation 

Will Houston reports: 

Humboldt County accounted for the majority of 51 medical marijuana growers who have chosen to enroll in the North Coast’s mandatory water quality protection program that hopes to serve as a model for California.

As to whether this enrollment number met his expectations, water resource control engineer Kason Grady of the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board said there are still several applications to be processed and assured they will have more growers signe...


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