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Could a court refuse to enforce cannabis patents? Recently, William J. McNichol, Jr., Adjunct Professor…

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Cannabis Patents: Will the Illegality Doctrine Ruin Everything?

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An issue our clients have encountered in a variety of transactions, including basic product purchase…

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California Cannabis Legislation: SB 475 Would (Finally) Allow Licensees to Exchange Trade Samples

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If you think your Chinese investor will be able to get your cannabis venture the…

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from China in U.S. Cannabis 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: Alaska

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Good news! On Thursday, the United States House of Representatives voted 267-165 to prohibit the…

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Protection of Adult-Use Cannabis from Federal Enforcement Passes House in Resounding Bipartisan Vote

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Get it right with Total THC testing requirements. In the past few months, many of…

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Oregon Hemp: ODA’s New “Total THC” Standard is a KEY Operations and Contract Issue

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More hemp research makes for better hemp contracts. Last Thursday, Oregon State University (“OSU”) officials…

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Hemp Contracts: What Business Can Learn from Oregon State’s New Research Facility

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California cannabis cooperatives are still going strong. Our firm’s cannabis practice group represents licensed cannabis…

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Brothers (and Sisters) in Farms: The Pros and Cons of Joining a California Cannabis Cultivation Cooperative

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The House Appropriations Committee (the “Committee”) publishes reports to accompany annual spending bills. One such…

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Congress Lays Out Expectations for FDA on Hemp-CBD in Budget Report

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Last week, the Food and Drug Administration issued final guidance for vape manufacturers to submit…

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FDA Provides Much-Needed Marketing Guidance to Vape Manufacturers

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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 Laws: Alabama

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CA keeps adding to the file… The California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) has, to…

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California Cannabis Beverages Have Even More Labeling Requirements

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One-page MOU for $7.5 million deal?!? We frequently write on hemp litigation and the ways…

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Oregon Hemp Litigation: Bad Contract = Big Federal Court Claims

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California’s illicit market for cannabis is booming—not just out in remote grows deep in the…

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Six Ways California Can Combat the Cannabis Illict Market

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California’s black market for cannabis is booming—not just out in remote grows deep in the…

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Six Ways California Can Combat the Cannabis Black Market

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Since 2014 we’ve cautioned investors about publicly traded marijuana stocks. Back then we cautioned would-be…

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Cannabis Securities Litigation: Don’t Expect to Put One Past the SEC

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For the past three years, I have taught a class called “Cannabis Law & Policy”…

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Cannabis Law and Policy: What I’ve Learned From Teaching

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L.A. is not making things easy. A lot of attention has been paid recently to…

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Red Tape Alert: Phase 3 Cannabis Delivery Licensing in L.A.

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In case you missed our April webinar on cannabis agency litigation, please find it below….

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It Could Happen to You: Cannabis Agency Litigation (Webinar Replay)

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Insurance in the cannabis industry is big business, and business owners need to know what…

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Anatomy of a Cannabis Insurance Policy, Part 1: The Basics