San Jose Cannabis Business Law Firm

Cannabis Business Attorney in San Jose, California

Recognized as a leader among California cannabis lawyers, Shay Aaron Gilmore provides proven legal solutions for investors and operators to launch, fund and grow ventures in compliance with the cannabis industry’s ever-changing laws, regulations and policies for the expansion of environmentally-sustainable, reliably-tested, and socially equitable cannabis throughout California, with a focus on San Jose.

The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore has helped dozens of businesses procure or maintain state and local commercial cannabis licenses and permits, successfully closed millions of dollars in mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions for cannabis investor and operator clients, and devoted hundreds of hours of pro-bono legal services to the cannabis social equity movement.

The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore Practice Areas in San Jose, California

We provide each of our clients with customized knowledge that translates into cost-effective legal counsel designed to reach their unique goals. The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore supports the ongoing success of our San Jose cannabis industry clients in the following practice areas:

Named to the Los Angeles/San Francisco Daily Journal’s list of the Top 20 California Cannabis Lawyers, Shay Aaron Gilmore maintains active roles in the industry’s top trade and professional organizations like the National Cannabis Industry Association, the California Cannabis Industry Association, and the International Cannabis Bar Association. Shay has been recognized by Super Lawyers® Magazine as a Northern California Super Lawyer in Cannabis Law and in Business & Corporate Law, and as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Northern California across all practice areas.

San Jose Cannabis Business Resources

Whether you are new to the California cannabis industry or are an established California operator or investor expanding your business or investment into San Jose, understanding the legal requirements and regulations impacting the local cannabis industry is vital to your success. Here are just a few local resources for cannabis businesses to use in answering questions regarding cannabis enforcement, legislation and regulation in the City of San Jose and City of Mountain View.

If you have specific questions or concerns in the City of San Jose or City of Mountain View, then contact The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore for customized legal solutions for your cannabis business and investment needs.

Contact the Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore today!

Contact our Sacramento cannabis law specialists today by phone at (415) 846-6397 or online so you can fully and compliantly align your business and/or investment interests in the California cannabis industry with the rules and regulations specific to the City of San Jose or City of Mountain View.

Frequently Asked Questions

First, you must obtain approval from the local government (e.g., the City of San Jose or City of Mountain View) with jurisdiction over the physical location of the premises to be listed on the state cannabis license. Step 1 in how to get a cannabis license in California is to complete local permitting processes, which will vary depending on the physical location of your intended cannabis business premises. 

The process of getting a cannabis growers license varies by local jurisdiction, which will control the types of cultivation licenses that can be issued. For example, the City of San Jose permits commercial cannabis growing operations, while the City of Mountain View prohibits such activities.

Before growing hemp on land within unincorporated Sacramento County, the grower needs to register with the Santa Clara County Agricultural Commissioner, and then submit a registration application to the California Department of Food & Agriculture, which can take weeks to approve. 

Before cultivation, a fee of nine-hundred dollars ($900) per applicant shall be submitted with the application to the California Department of Food & Agriculture.