Cannabis Dispensaries Among Grocery Stores and Doctors’ Offices as “Essential” Businesses

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many states in the U.S. have deemed medical marijuana organizations “essential” businesses. The state of California took the lead by being the first to declare cannabis an “essential” business. California Governor Gavin Newsom categorized cannabis dispensaries in like manner of pharmacies, keeping medicinal – as well as recreational – dispensary salesContinue reading “Cannabis Dispensaries Among Grocery Stores and Doctors’ Offices as “Essential” Businesses”

Will Arizona be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana?

This November 3rd, voters will not only determine the next U.S. president, but they will also determine the fate of state-wide initiatives that have gathered enough support to make it to their ballot. In Arizona, voters are likely to see an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana for adults over 21 and to provide pardons forContinue reading “Will Arizona be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana?”

Senator Sinema discusses her push for next round Stimulus Bill.

Senator Sinema has been fiercely advocating on the behalf of Arizonians to push for another Bi Partisan discussion into creating another round of Stimulus for the country relief effort during this pandemic. She made it clear in the on call discussion forum, in which CIMA Law management assistants attended, that the CARES Act was aContinue reading “Senator Sinema discusses her push for next round Stimulus Bill.”

Protesting and DACA: What You Need to Know Before You Protest

As protests in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breanna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery continue across the country, there are many unknowns concerning the rights of those protesting. As Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have been actively supporting law enforcement at many protests, undocumented immigrants and DACAContinue reading “Protesting and DACA: What You Need to Know Before You Protest”

Potential “Just Cause” Evictions Ordinance in Los Angeles

In January of this year, the Los Angeles City Council passed a motion requesting that the City Attorney’s office investigate statewide eviction protection laws that could potentially be adopted in Los Angeles. The motion cited a 2019 study conducted by Public Council and the UCLA School of Law that estimated over 500,000 eviction proceedings hadContinue reading “Potential “Just Cause” Evictions Ordinance in Los Angeles”

CA Senate proposes alternative Budget

CIMA Law Group has been monitoring California’s new budget from Governor Newsom on how to best handles its new deficit caused by COVID-19. The Governor of California, addressed California’s $54 billion dollar deficit and made it clear that large cuts will happen if California does not receive aid from the federal government. However many lawmakersContinue reading “CA Senate proposes alternative Budget”

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