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Los Angeles, Ca (April 29, 2020) — George Boyadjian, founder of 420 College, a leader in cannabis business training for 11 years, has filed a $20,000,000 damage claim against the City of Los Angeles claiming that a member of Department of Cannabis Regulation (DCR) had a conflict of interest when awarding a contract to another organization with less experience in the industry and Boyadjian was a victim of racial discrimination.  After submitting all of the 
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Posting and Advertising – License Posting Requirement § 5039. License Posting Requirement. (a) Upon issuance of any license, the licensee shall prominently display the license on the licensed premises where it can be viewed by state and local agencies. If the licensed premises is open to the public, the license shall be displayed in an area that is within plain sight of the public. (b) Upon issuance of any license, a retailer, whose licensed premises 
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Starting today cannabis retailers may provide free cannabis or cannabis products to qualified medicinal patients or their primary caregivers. This change is due to the adoption of Senate Bill 34, which also exempts these donated items from excise, sales and use, and cultivation taxes. Licensed cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, retailers or microbusinesses may designate cannabis or cannabis products that they hold in their inventory for donation.  Items designated for donation may only be provided to a 
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Here it is the beginning of the new year and it is time to do taxes and try to figure out how you are going to expand your business, or at least keep your business alive, for the next twelve months. A good place to start is to sit down at a desk or table, turn off the television, pour yourself some of your favorite beverage, and light up a bowl of  your favorite weed. 
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The Los Angeles Times recently highlighted the disappointing experience of Costa Mesa, a town that had expected to benefit greatly from the legalization of marijuana in California. In the first year, 2018-2019, the city budgeted for a  $1.56 million tax windfall but instead collected $163,803. During the 2020 tax year, Costa Mesa’s budget projects cannabis tax revenues of $1.143 million but after the first six months of the year, tax revenues amounted to only $217,511. 
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Cannabis Business   A great way to enhance the likelihood of success in your cannabis business is to take care to choose a good cannabis business management team. Then, give the responsibility for each specific area of your cannabis business to appropriately knowledgeable members of that team. First of all, if you have a cannabis business it should be incorporated. Considering the changing laws, if you don’t have your cannabis business legally separated from your 
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The image that your dispensary business portrays to your customers is very important to its success. Part of that image is the way your business looks when a customer comes into your store. Another part of the image is the type of products you carry in your dispensary. And the third part of your image is your employees and how they serve your customers. This takes management know-how and employee training. Due to an injury, 
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Huge population centers on the East Coast are currently on the verge of legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use. Former New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, a stern anti-pot leader, has been replaced with Governor Phil Murphy, who has recently spearheaded a successful effort to institute cannabis legalization. Efforts to legalize weed in New York are meeting some resistance, but Governor Andrew Cuomo is committed to legalization for some very good reasons such as to 
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