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Weed the People Law consultants and attorneys are here to guide you through the regulatory terrain of the cannabis industry. Let's get started.
Located in the heart of the “Green Rush” Los Angeles, California we have a pulse on what is happening in the industry before it makes headlines. Our licensing application expertise is unmatched in the industry – having won over 71 licenses for clients, Weed the People Law specializes in application writing and implementing Standard Operating Procedures across all aspects of the industry. Our implementational oversight, coupled with our team's legal training, and personal drive, has positioned us to become a vital addition to both established brands and newbies wanting to enter the industry. Weed the People Law has worked with some of the leading cannabis brand cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, and retail dispensaries in the industry.
Our service includes a comprehensive consult to help identify gaps and opportunities, a comprehensive report that includes a project plan with timelines and milestones, a cost analysis, and a schedule. That’s how we ensure your success.
Due to the newness of this industry, the regulations and laws surrounding it are always changing. It is normal to underestimate how complex and detailed the cannabis licensing application process is for businesses. Applying for and obtaining a license in your state is the first hurdle, and the stakes are high. You might only have one chance at applying for a license, so success is your only option.
Weed the People Law is the first call any cannabis entrepreneur should make.
Weed the People Law has the industry experience, reputation, influence, expertise, and passion to put your cannabis business in the best position for sustained, long-term success. Whether you’re seeking a strategic alliance with the right partner or need licensing or compliance assistance, call us today. Together we’ll create and refine your plan for success. We didn’t get here alone. And neither will you.
Weed the People Law is committed to seeing you succeed. Helping new businesses launch and established businesses grow, we’re your investing, advocacy, and mentoring partner in the cannabis industry. We help cannabis entrepreneurs win business licenses, optimize facility design, standardize operations, and maximize business development. We invest our time, energy, and thought leadership into cannabis because we’ve seen what a difference we can make. We’re passionate about bringing operating and new businesses to market that share our vision of a more equitable industry.
Whether you're just starting out or looking to restructure, we've got you covered. Our mantra is: analyze, identify, advise, execute. Our mission is to create relationships, not transactions. Our promise is that we'll be there, as questions or issues arise, every step of the way.
We're a group of consultants, attorneys, realtors, advocates, and strategists that thrive on sharing our experience and knowledge to help you make a success in the cannabis industry. Our track record proves that clear communication, attention to detail, coupled with expert collaborations will ensure your success.
After graduating from law school and spending time working for the United States Attorney’s Office in Miami, Florida, upon her return to California Amber has been actively involved in the commercial cannabis industry. Ms. Norwood has over five years’ experience navigating medical and recreational marijuana regulations in California, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Oklahoma, District of Columbia, New Jersey, and Michigan.
Amber works with some of the leading cannabis brand cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, and retail dispensaries in the industry. Most recently she was brought onboard as the Chief Compliance Officer for Element 7, LLC as it continues to expand its cannabis footprint across the state of California with licenses that cover seed to sale: Cultivation, Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail and Delivery.
Amber is clearing the way for more women to enter the industry which is primarily male dominated. She is a member of Minorities in Cannabis Business Association, Women Grow, NORML, NDICA, Los Angeles Young Professionals Urban League and the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce.
Shannon Ligon is managing member of Ligon Law Group, LLC, earning her Juris Doctor Degree from Florida A&M University College of Law. Ms. Ligon has experience in the areas of Entertainment, Media & Business Law, where she has successfully worked within the entertainment and sports industry for the past eight years. Ms. Ligon is a member of the Florida Bar and active in a number of professional organizations including the American Bar Association: Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Division, the Recording Academy of the Grammy, the National Bar Association and the Black Entertainment & Sports Lawyers Association. Recently, Ms. Ligon established We the People of DC which is a social justice organization with a devoted mission to support people and organizations for causes to help the underserved.
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