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The Sky is Falling, or is it?

The Sky is Falling, or is it?

By Charles T. Houghton, Esq. Unless you have been missing from planet Earth since early in the morning on January 4, 2018, you are aware Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued the now infamous Memorandum For All United States Attorneys that rescinds Obama-era policies concerning federal enforcement of marijuana laws. That Memo sent ripples through the…

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2018 Here We Come!

2018 Here We Come!

If you have been following the new California Cannabis laws like we have, congratulations on the start of 2018. We’ve been preparing for, and stressing over, January 1, 2018 for two years. As the year comes to an end, the champagne will be poured, the ball will drop, and other than a bit more smoke…

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$500k Fine for Unsafe Edibles

$500k Fine for Unsafe Edibles

As we creep closer and closer to real regulation and enforcement in CA, we are getting a sneak peek of what CA operators may be facing next year as the Alaska Marijuana Control Board revoked a licence and levied a fine of $500,000 against licence holders Destiny and Nick Neade. License #10012 for a marijuana…

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BREAKING NEWS CA State Cannabis License Applications

BREAKING NEWS CA State Cannabis License Applications

By Charles T. Houghton, Esq. This morning, after many months of uncertainty, we have an answer to the question of when license applications will be available.  Today, December 8th, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control, (BCC),  released it application instructions and Applications for Retailers, Distributors, Micro Businesses, Testing Labs and Cannabis Event Organizers. The BCC also…

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Welcome to Vertical

Welcome to Vertical

After years of quietly working in the industry, we’re proud to publicly show our efforts with our newly launched website: VerticalCompanies.com. The site is a great place to see statistics and other information about our operation, and we’ll be regularly updating it with pictures and videos as well. We also invite you to subscribe to…

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CANNABIS AND THE OPIOID CRISES

CANNABIS AND THE OPIOID CRISES

By Charles T. Houghton, Esq. On October 26, 2017 President Trump declared the opioid crises in the United States a public health emergency.  He claims that, last year alone, 64,000 Americans were killed as a result of opioid use or abuse.  Crisis is any understatement.  The number of deaths is shocking.  What’s more, it a travesty…

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New Website Under Construction

New Website Under Construction

Please be patient as the finishing touches are put on the website (it may act strangely at times), but if you see anything that you’d like more information on, please do not hesitate to contact us any time. Thanks, Matt Kaplan Creative Director Vertical Companies

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