On January 2, 2018, the State of California is scheduled to begin issuing business licenses for the sale of recreational marijuana. Cannabis business owners will face many logistical challenges and changes in order to be prepared for this transition. With skilled preparation and experienced strategic planning, entrepreneurs will be able to build profitable operations from the ground up. Learn more about the challenges cannabis business owners face, and how an experienced cannabis law attorney can help resolve these problems to facilitate a smooth transition.
The Napa Valley Register reports that one Napa architect has created a niche for himself in the design of grow houses. In addition to meeting ADA and other code requirements, these designs also integrate ventilation and air filtration systems which help growers maintain healthy crops and profits. Sufficient power – and the use of LED lights to reduce the grow houses’ power demands – are also critical components of the designs which help business owners maintain profitable operations. City and county officials are scrutinizing plans for grow houses more carefully than other buildings, and it is therefore especially important for growers to ensure their plans are made carefully, strategically, and professionally. Continue reading