Cannabis Attorneys in Monterey County, CA
Representing Growers & Distributors in the Central Coast Cannabis Industry
Seated amongst the highly regarded and optimal growing regions of the Santa Cruz, Big Sur, and Santa Lucia Mountains, JRG Attorneys at Law has utilized its agriculture business expertise to advise the Cannabis Business industry as it moves from the mountains into the open valleys in California.
As a premier Monterey County area firm, with offices in Monterey, Salinas, King City, Paso Robles, and Hollister, JRG provides our clients with the expert legal assistance they need to manage risk while building for a successful future. Our CannaBusiness team is led by Aaron Johnson, a partner at JRG who has nearly two decades of legal experience to apply to this key practice area.
Our Monterey County cannabis attorneys work on an individual level to develop long-term strategies suited to each client’s unique needs. We advise and represent clients directly involved in:
- Cannabis cultivation and grows
- Regulatory compliance
- Ancillary cannabis businesses, which provide products and services to the industry
- Financing and founding documentation
To learn more about cannabis law and our services, call (831) 228-5619.
We Understand California’s Strict Cannabis Regulations & Policies
One of California’s fastest growing industries, cannabis is highly regulated and subject to ever-changing legislation. Our Monterey County cannabis lawyers understand the complex requirements concerning all aspects of the cannabis industry including, and we use this knowledge to protect our clients’ interests.
We can help with compliance and regulatory issues related to:
- Permit size
- Permit quantities
- Investment-related documentation
- Entity formation
- Farm size
- Number of licenses
Laws regulating medical and recreational cannabis in California are becoming consumer oriented and reinforce many laws already applicable to large agribusiness located in the Salinas Valley, which leads the world with fresh produce. Our Monterey County cannabis lawyers assist our marijuana business clients with proper corporate and business structures for their long-term success and interface with essential local and state officials.
Our firm founded the Coastal Growers Association, a trade association established on behalf of those in the cannabis business, and maintains active involvement in organizations such as the National Cannabis Industry Association, California Cannabis Industry Association, Marijuana Policy Project, Americans For Safe Access, and California NORML.
Remaining at the Forefront of Cannabis Legislation
The lawyers at JRG actively participate in emerging business and policy discussions affecting the cannabis industry. Clients confidently rely on JRG to help them identify and manage legal issues relevant to all cannabis businesses.
As this new, legitimate, and transparent industry has evolved after decades of medical legalization, more entrepreneurs are seeking to establish themselves as a cannabis business. As such, they desire more certainty, understanding, and influence on marijuana policy. Succeeding in the cannabis industry often requires a close involvement in the policy landscape. Our Monterey County cannabis lawyers have a proven track record of achieving policy objectives through political and government advocacy for their clients and the California’s agriculture industry at large.
JRG believes that a sensible cannabis policy can bring substantial revenue to California and much-needed reform to our criminal justice system. Thoughtful cannabis regulation will decrease crime while increasing tax revenue and job growth throughout the State. The attorneys at JRG provide a rare combination of business, legal, and policy advocacy experience, coupled with an exceptional understanding of the cannabis industry.
Call our offices at (831) 228-5619 to discuss your needs and concerns.