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State governments and the federal Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) take wildly different approaches when…

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Four Important Considerations for Any Hemp CBD Company

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    In following the progress of the first-ever cannabis patent litigation case, United Cannabis…

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Cannabis Patent Litigation: The Claim Construction Process

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Today let’s talk about Curaleaf and the trifecta of very bad things that befell the…

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Cannabis Company Disasters: Learning from the Brutal Curaleaf Sequence

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Today let’s talk about Curaleaf and the trifecta of very bad things that befell the…

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Cannabis Disasters: Learning from the Brutal Curaleaf Sequence

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We’ve written many times about how commercial leases to cannabis tenants are their own beasts….

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The Biggest Pitfalls of California Cannabis Leases in 2019

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On July 28, 2019, Senate Bill 5318 (“SB 5318“) went into effect. I wrote about…

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Compliance over Enforcement: The New Normal For Washington Marijuana Businesses

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The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop…

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Florida

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Each Saturday, we have been running a series of blog posts that take a close…

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Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Beto O’Rourke

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Many people think owning and operating a cannabis business is a dream job. The reality…

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Winning Before Fighting: Top 12 Alternative Dispute Resolution Strategies for Cannabis Companies (Webinar)

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Just a few weeks ago, Curaleaf Holdings (“Curaleaf”) announced that it would pay $875 million,…

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Hemp/CBD Litigation: Curaleaf Hit With Federal Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Securities Violations

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We’ve followed and written extensively about trademark litigation in the cannabis space for the last…

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New Trademark Litigation Against “Stoney Patch” Cannabis Products Calls Out an Industry Trend of Copycats

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Utah is a unique state for a variety of reasons, but recently it gained additional…

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Young Living vs. doTERRA: Utah MLM Companies and the CBD Race

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Last month, South Carolina’s Attorney General Alan Wilson’s office issued a letter to the Chief…

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No Smoking: Some States Try to Snuff Out Smokable Hemp Products

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As we predicted, litigation concerning hemp production continues to rise. At this point, it is…

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Oregon Hemp Litigation: Failure to Pay for 10,000 Pounds of Seeds Alleged

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The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop…

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Delaware

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Each Saturday, we have been running a series of blog posts that take a close…

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Grading the Democratic Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Cory Booker

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A few weeks ago, we explained what Oregon’s “total THC” testing requirement is and why…

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Oregon Limits the Import and Export of Hemp and Hemp Products

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Our cannabis business attorneys see more and more deals where foreign individuals or companies want…

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Seven Things Foreign Companies Should Consider When Investing in US Cannabis

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Most of us do not intend to break the law, but occasionally we may be…

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Washington Cannabis: Crimes That Affect Your License Application, Maintenance, and Renewal

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Commercial cannabis licensing in California kicked off on January 1, 2018. A few days later,…

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The Worst Cannabis Hazards (Still) around in California