Cannabis Clearinghouse Coalition for Model Industry Standards™ is the first clearinghouse for the Cannabis industry standards, best practices, safe harbors, and solutions. There are numerous conflicting federal and state issues to reconcile including real estate, banking, investing and lending. The Coalition seeks to convert all related industry and consumer diverse and conflicting self-interests into comprehensive workable solutions, standards, and safe harbors.

CMIS History of Success: Richard Rydstrom, Esq., Chairman, is a practicing California Attorney in good standing with over 27 years experience for plaintiffs and defendants in California litigation, business owner protections, mediation, arbitration, settlements and transactions; and was the Chairman for CMIS DC for the HAMP, foreclosure and related banking standards, best practices, and safe harbor solutions. Rydstrom’s 110th Congressional Statement was termed the Bible for solutions to the Great Recession.  CMIS DC General Counsel was DICKSTEINShapiro; K Street




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CDFA Cultivation Regs Fact Sheet Nov 17 2017 Click

BCC Licenses Fact Sheet; Retail; Distributor; Test Lab; Microbusiness  Click

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CMIS Mission: CMIS History; Some Interviews & Articles:
PERSON OF THE WEEK: Richard Rydstrom And A New Coalition Of The Willing; CMIS Executive Leadership Summit June 17, 2008 Click ; CMIS Endorsement TARP SecPaulson Click
CMIS; Creation of HAMP & Standards ClickRydstrom CMIS Launches Four Task Forces;  CMIS; HAMP Coalition Work for the Great Recession Click
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CMIS Awards Click ; CMISfocus Magazine Rydstrom & Wilbur Ross Summit Solutions; CMIS Community Banks Magazine Alert
NBI/CMIS Rydstrom Live Webcast 2Vol DVD Set CLE NAtional Event with Book; Rydstrom Congressional Statement 110th Congress House Ways & Means re Economic  Crash & Solutions; ***HARP Program Rydstrom PhilHAll Interview ; Interview Rydstrom Hall Gov Raskin Fines Servicers; Jumbo Loans Interview RydstromNational Experts Rydstrom Interview John Clapp ; AG HArris Interview Rich Rydstrom CMIS ; Mod Safe Harbors by Rydstrom Cmis; FHA GNMA Ballon Rydstrom Cmis; Restructure GSEs Freddie Fannie Rydstrom; Experts Annual Review Rydstrom Secon Financing; Recovery Interview Rydstrom; All Presidents HAMPmen Rydstrom; * * * Commercial; Mods Vegas Rydstrom; Commercial Mods Ready for Prime Time? Rydstrom; FINAL REGULATIONS OPEN ISSUES Rydstrom Cmis; Constructor Magazine Rich Rydstrom; FHFA Principal Reductions Interview Rich Rydstrom Phil Hall;  News Release Secret Seconds Piggyback Mortgages

Rich Ivar Rydstrom Congressional Statement US Govt GPO 110th House Ways Means Committee

Rydstrom Esq Landmark Ca Case HAMP & Unfair Trade Practices West v. JP Morgan Chase;

Rydstrom, Chairman of CMIS on Shadow Banking ;  Rydstrom creates Shadow Banking and Covered Bond Guidance  http://shadowbanking.com

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CCCMIS provides a unique forum in which leaders from across the legal cannabis and finance industries can work together and take a leading role in defining meaningful and viable solutions for the welfare and benefit of their industries, the economy, and the consumer.  The Coalition seeks to convert all related industry and consumer diverse and conflicting self-interests into comprehensive workable solutions. 

2022 Summit/Speech:

July 28, 2022: Santa Ana First Cannabis Summit

Congrats to the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce for its First Annual Cannabis Summit! Click here for Article: The Cannabis Industry Must Act to: Avoid the Race to the Bottom! Click for The Handout Article
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July 2021 Update California Governor
Millions in Cannabis Funding
Unification of Cannabis Authority Departments
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New HEMP Regulations Interim Final Rule USDA
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From HAMP to HEMP! CCCMIS Chairman Rydstrom is calling on Congress to hold cannabis deconfliction hearings to enhance economic and public policy uniformity.

New 2019 California Cannabis Regulations

Cannabis Regulations (Currently in Effect) January 2019

On January 16, 2019, California three state cannabis licensing authorities announced that the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) officially approved state regulations for cannabis businesses across the supply chain. Please note,these new cannabis regulations listed below take effect immediately, meaning the previous emergency regulations are no longer in effect.

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California Department of Food and Agriculture “ Cannabis Regulations

California Department of Public Health “ Cannabis Regulations 

Dec. 2018 Farm Bill
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Nov. 2018 New Proposed Ca Cannabis Regs
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New Oct 2018 Proposed Regs Food Agriculture
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New Oct 2018 Proposed Regs DPH Manufacturing
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2018 CHART of Testing Requirements
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August 2018 Dept of Justice Federal Register Update
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Presentation Seminar by Rich Rydstrom, Esq.
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Congressman Dana Rohrabacher’s Cannabis Memo Shows Great Leadership.
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Cannabis Clearinghouse Coalition for Model Industry Standards™ is the first clearinghouse for California Cannabis industry standards, best practices, safe harbors, and solutions. There are numerous conflicting federal and state issues to reconcile including real estate, banking, investing and lending. The Coalition seeks to convert all related industry and consumer diverse and conflicting self-interests into comprehensive workable solutions, standards, and safe harbors.

New industries require new laws and new relationships which often conflict. When the Federal government and the state governments (“California”) are in a state of confliction, and during the years to follow, the industry and consumer require reconciliation of diverse conflicting interests. CMIS has served that role successfully during the Great Recession, and now CCCMIS is now available as a clearinghouse for new standards, best practices, safe harbors and solutions.  All related interests and associations should participate to achieve success for the industry and its consumers.

    “We are in historic times. This year has proven that change is the only certainty. Changes ... are numerous, systemic and of philosophical and structural significance. The many changes to date are simply a prelude to the number and scope of changes that are coming. We will continue to see changes in government and propreietary ...programs...”  “Ultimately our children and grandchildren will sit back and ask, why did they punish the weak, and reward the strong – when they could have
    strengthened the weak and strengthened the strong at the same time?”
    No this is not Mr. Rydstrom speaking to the Cannabis industry, this is Mr. Rydstrom speaking to the new mortgage modification industry while in a state of crisis back in 2006, 2009. The same is here for the Cannabis industry. Reconciliation is a mandate to succeed. CCCMIS will step up and fulfill that function.

    All Cannabis associations and networks and their lobbyists are called to cooperate and join in our efforts to jointly reconcile diverse self-conflicting interests. 


SOLUTIONS:  Rydstrom has developed several lawful solutions as starting points:

costsegimage  SmartCannabisLease™ ( http://smartcannabislease.com ) which deconflicts   federal and state law presumptive facts. Another is the TaxSmartBuildout™  (http://smartbuildout.com ) which integrates lines of business with IRC 1245/1250  tax smart construction property flowing into beneficial entity structures. Rydstrom says, after 28 years of litigation, tax, FASB and business experience, safe and lawful best practices and safe harbors are available to the multidisplinarian mindset, to the limit of law.

California - SmartCannabisLease™

Smart Cannabis Addendum™  But what can an attorney do to protect interests which conflict with the federal government? An attorney along with the help of a commercial real estate broker can fashion an Addendum which establishes the lawful and factual foundation upon which a client may legally enter the lease safely, and in cases of the tenant who is a prospective Cannabis licensee, ensure that the terms and conditions do not violate the vast new Cannabis licensing regulations proposed November 17, 2017 and Cannabis tax regulations proposed November 19, 2017.


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By Richard Ivar Rydstrom, California Attorney at Law, J.D. Law, Bachelor of Science in Public Accounting;
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Short Bio Chairman, Rich Rydstrom, Esq.:

Richard Rydstrom, Esq. was Chairman of CMIS Mortgage Coalition reconciling diverse disparate interests of the banks and the consumer borrowers in developing neutral solutions to the Great Recession of 2007, including the HAMP mortgage modification program with the U.S. Treasury and the foreclosure and consumer interest groups.  When the 110th Congress wanted a neutral analysis and congressional statement regarding the problems and solutions of the pre Great Recession, they chose Mr. Rydstrom. When the banks and consumer groups wanted a formal explanation and speech regarding the first HAMP Mortgage Modification Program outline from President Obama and the U.S. Treasury, they chose Mr. Rydstrom. Mr. Rydstrom also served as a settlement officer for all California Superior Courts in Los Angeles. Richard is also a member of the Mediator Registry created when Los Angeles lost its funding to settle lawsuits in its VSO Progam. “I was very impressed with your preparation, tenacity, and skill ... I learned how to fine tune my ADR skills by virtue of watching you in action...” Peer Endorsement as ADR Officer

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