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It’s no secret that multiple state-by-state operators are building their cannabis empires through aggressive mergers…

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Top Five Things to Know if You’re Building Your Cannabis Empire Through M&A

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“Our synergies will create an important financial institution to serve a category that is in…

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Cannabis Securities Litigation: Hawaii Federal Court Denies Motion to Stay Civil “Pump and Dump” Case Pending Resolution of Parallel Criminal Proceedings

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Like this, but with cannabis. California legislators have so far proposed more than 40 new…

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California Proposed Williamson Act Changes Could Expand Availability of Cannabis and Hemp Farmland

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In exactly two weeks, on May 17, 2019, our own Vince Sliwoski will co-chair an all-day continuing legal…

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The Business of Marijuana in Oregon: Join Us May 17!

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The deals in Oregon cannabis are getting very big and much of what we do…

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Oregon Cannabis Securities: Raising Money Right

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We have been closely following California’s commercial hemp cultivation licensing law since it was proposed…

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BREAKING NEWS: California Opens Up for Commercial Hemp Cultivation

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On April 19, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it would formally…

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Cannabis and Immigration: Marijuana Activity a Conditional Bar to Obtaining U.S. Citizenship

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Lock ’em down with the PVPO. On April 24, 2019, the United States Department of…

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USDA Now Offers Plant Variety Protection for Seed-Propagated Hemp

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In the past year or so, we’ve seen an influx of cannabis delivery businesses enter…

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Oregon Cannabis Delivery: How to Enter the Market

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I’ve written quite a bit on the legality of hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CDB”) products in…

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Are CBD Topicals Allowed in California?

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Vireo is crossing the finish line with this patent. Some pretty cool news: on Thursday,…

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Vireo Health Gets a Patent Win on its Tobacco Mitigation Cannabis Product

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I cringe every time a form lease comes across my desk for a California cannabis…

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Top Five Suggested Revisions to California Form Leases for Cannabis Tenants

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Here come the hemp seeds! Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) released a…

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USDA Expressly Legalizes the Importation of Hemp Seed

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Last week, Canadian corporation Yield Growth Corp. announced that its subsidiary, Urban Juve Provisions, filed…

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Cannabis Patents: The Potential Power of the PCT Application

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This past weekend was the hallowed 4/20 holiday for those who celebrate and participate. Prior…

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California Cannabis: Los Angeles Moves to Reform Phase 3 Cannabis Licensing

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Over the last few years, California has gained a reputation of being a state where…

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The Battle for California Cannabis Access is a Roadmap for States Considering Legalization

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Everyone seems to agree that few of us are safe from the impending roboacolypse. Not…

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Cannabots: Are the Robots Coming For Your Weed?

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We are committed to keeping our knowledge of international cannabis news current, and as legalized…

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Mexican Cannabis: The New Legal Landscape

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  Senate Bill 5318 is making its way through the Washington legislature and seems destined…

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Washington Lawmakers Poised to Redefine the WSLCB’s Role in Washington Marijuana

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Why is the OLCC throwing the book at me? This is a question we hear…

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Oregon Cannabis and Liquor: Why is OLCC Harder on Marijuana Licensees?