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Cannabis in California: From Then to Now

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. Cannabis regulation has always been a complex topic for Californians.   Cannabis in California: An Overview In 2016, voters in California approved ballot measure Proposition 64 to legalize recreational cannabis use statewide for anyone over the age of 21. At approximately $3 billion, California’s legal cannabis industry currently sits as […]

California’s Protection from Wildfire Smoke Regulation

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. California’s Protection from Wildfire Smoke regulation aims to protect workers throughout the 2019 fire season.   Worker Protection from Wildfire Smoke Implemented Following a devastating fire season that impacted much of the state in November of 2018, California adopted an emergency Protection from Wildfire Smoke regulation in July 2019. The […]

California CUPA Overview: Enforcing the CalEPA Unified Program

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. California CUPAs protect the public and the environment by enforcing the six environmental programs that comprise the Unified Program.   History of California CUPAs The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) was established in 1991 to oversee environmental protection programs statewide. The agency’s general mission is, “to restore, protect and enhance […]