Experienced Cannabis Attorneys.
At Baghoomian Law, our experienced cannabis attorneys provide transactional, general counsel, and regulatory compliance services to cannabis retailers, distributors, cultivators, manufacturers, delivery services, and testing laboratories. We take pride in achieving quick, high-quality results for every client we represent.
A member of the California State Bar for over a decade and a former special investigator for the California Department of Public Health, our founding attorney, Steve Baghoomian, Esq., has a deep understanding of what regulators are looking for, where problems arise in a cannabis business, and how to manage business crises when they erupt effectively. Over the past decade, our experienced cannabis attorneys have represented hundreds of clients against governmental inquiries initiated by the California Department of Cannabis Control and the Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulations. To date, no Baghoomian Law client has had its license revoked or suspended.
What services does your California cannabis law firm provide?
Our California cannabis law firm specializes in providing legal services for cannabis compliance, business acquisitions, general counsel services, and defending businesses in administrative hearings against the California Department of Cannabis Control (CDCC) and Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulations (LADCR).
Why do I need a cannabis compliance attorney in California?
Cannabis compliance is essential to the success of your business, as it ensures that you are adhering to the complex regulations governing the industry. A California cannabis compliance attorney can help you navigate these regulations, mitigate risks, and protect your business from potential legal issues, fines, and penalties.
What is involved in cannabis business acquisitions in California?
Our experienced team of attorneys can guide you through the process of acquiring or selling a cannabis business in California. This includes performing due diligence, negotiating contracts, obtaining necessary licenses and permits, and ensuring regulatory compliance throughout the transaction.
What can a general counsel do for my cannabis business?
General counsel services provide ongoing legal support for your cannabis business. Our attorneys can assist with contract drafting and review, employee relations, regulatory compliance, intellectual property protection, and dispute resolution, among other legal matters that may arise in the course of your business operations.
How can your firm help me with administrative hearings against the California Department of Cannabis Control (CDCC) or Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulations (LADCR)?
Our attorneys are well-versed in representing and defending cannabis businesses facing administrative hearings with the CDCC and LADCR. We can help you prepare for the hearing, gather evidence, present your case, and negotiate settlements or appeals, if necessary, to protect your business and its interests.
What are the key regulations governing the cannabis industry in California?
California’s cannabis industry is regulated by the CDCC and LADCR, among other agencies. Key regulations include those related to licensing, cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, testing, retail sales, advertising, and packaging. It is crucial for cannabis businesses to remain compliant with these regulations to avoid fines, penalties, or potential license revocation.
How do I obtain a cannabis business license in California?
To obtain a cannabis business license in California, you must submit an application to the appropriate state and local agencies, including the CDCC and/or LADCR. The application process typically involves providing detailed information about your business, submitting various documents, and paying the necessary fees. Our attorneys can help you prepare and submit your application to increase your chances of success.
Can your law firm help with cannabis business formation in California?
Yes, our California cannabis law firm can assist you with the formation of your cannabis business, ensuring that you choose the right legal structure, such as a corporation or limited liability company (LLC), and complete all required filings and registrations with the state and local authorities.
What are the most common cannabis compliance issues businesses face in California?
Common cannabis compliance issues in California include licensing, record-keeping, packaging and labeling, taxation, advertising restrictions, and employee regulations. Our attorneys can help you identify and address potential compliance issues, minimizing the risk of fines, penalties, and legal disputes.