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Sahar Ayinehsazian

Sahar Ayinehsazian
Sahar Ayinehsazian is a regular contributor to mg Magazine and associate at Vicente Sederberg’s California Practice Group, where she specializes in cannabis banking, licensing, and regulatory compliance. Vicente Sederberg is one of the leading cannabis law firms in the US, with offices in Denver, Boston, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Washington DC

Curbing Cannabis Cash in a Post-Cole-Memo Climate

On January 1, 2018, California’s cannabis industry celebrated the start of adult-use cannabis sales under rigorous regulations modeled largely after Deputy Attorney General James...

California’s Continuing Mission to Curb Cannabis Cash

As California’s Medicinal and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act’s January 1 deadline for cannabis licensing draws closer, the cannabis industry’s lack of...
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Could A Public Bank Solve California’s Cannabis Cash Conundrum?

Ever since California Governor Jerry Brown signed the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA) into law in 2015, the state’s cannabis industry has...
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Marijuana’s March on Capitol Hill

Newly introduced legislation underscores the belief among some lawmakers that the time to advance the national cannabis agenda is now. A few years ago, marijuana...

How to Navigate Payments in an Industry That Lacks Banking

2016 was a monumental year for marijuana, as voters and regulators throughout the U.S., including those in Arkansas, North Dakota, Florida, California, Nevada, Maine,...