Veterinary Medicine Law

VETERINARY TELEMEDICINE IN CALIFORNIA – CAN YOU ESTABLISH THE VETERINARIAN-CLIENT-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP?

As with every new technology, there comes with it a legal minefield which must be understood to avoid offending the regulatory authorities. With the advent and adoption of telehealth and telemedicine, veterinarians from across the state may now see patients, with less overhead, saving the customer money. But is this Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago
Cannabis Law

State Cannabis Regulations Now in Effect

On the state cannabis front, all three agencies licensing cannabis (Public Health, Consumer Affairs-Bureau of Cannabis Control, and Department of Food & Agriculture) have had their emergency regulations (first adopted in December 2017 and re-adopted in June 2018) finalized into permanent regulations. Each licensing authority’s final regulations and rulemaking documents Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago
Accountants

2018 CPA Exam Will Have Changes

The 2018 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam will feature a number of content changes and a new and improved user interface effective April 1, 2018. This PDF document from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA ) details all of the AICPA blueprint changes, that went into effect earlier this year. The Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago
Administrative Law

Happy Legalization Day! 400+ Legal Cannabis Operators in California

Temporary licenses issued by the Bureau of Cannabis Control for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories, and event organizers are now in effect and businesses can begin operating in California’s newly-legal commercial cannabis market. More than 400 Cannabis operators, from Shasta Lake to the City of San Diego, now hold state Read more…

By Steven L. Simas, ago