Joanna Hossack
Cannabis Law Specialist
Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD) Berkeley College of Environmental Design
Joanna has worked as an attorney in the cannabis space since 2015 focusing on local land use, state licensing, and corporate matters for clients across the supply chain throughout California.



Biber, E., Moira O’Neill, M., de Genova, H., Froehlich, D., Hossack, J., Park, T.

Social Science Research Network

Legal researchers analyzed local and state cannabis laws regulating outdoor and mixed-light licensed commercial cannabis cultivation.


Polson, M., Butsic, V., Dillis, C., de Genova, H., Grantham, T., Herrera, L.R., Hossack, J., Laudati, A., Martin, J.V., Parker-Shames, P., Petersen-Rockney, M., Sorgen, J., Starrs, G.

This report presents multiple pathways for consideration by state and local governments in their efforts to improve cannabis cultivation policy.