Following the passage of A. B. 141 and S. B. 160 — collectively, the Cannabis Trailer Bill — a year prior, June 30 will be a day of reckoning for many in the cannabis industry. In an attempt to transition to an annual licensure program, June 30 marks the end of provisional cannabis licenses in California.
With this change, applicants must now comply with the California Environmental Quality Act, or CEQA, before an operator is eligible to be awarded a cannabis state license. CEQA is a complex statewide policy of environmental protection fraught with potential traps for those unversed in the law. This requirement alone…
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Published: May 26, 2022
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