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California has 58 counties and 482 incorporated cities across the state, each with the option…

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California Cannabis Countdown: City of San Jose (Hearing Monday!)

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More employees. More laws. Cannabis companies are subject to both state and federal employment laws…

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As Cannabis Businesses Grow, So Do Applicable Employment Laws: Part 1

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As of May 1, the City of San Luis Obispo is one step closer to…

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California Cannabis: San Luis Obispo Slowly Proceeds Toward Regulation

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Nice work by the Court. Back in December, we wrote about Murphy v. NCAA (“Murphy”),…

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U.S. Supreme Court Sets a Great Precedent for Cannabis

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We have been counting down the days until this Thursday at 12pm PST, when Harris Bricken…

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Free Webinar this Thursday, May 17! Intellectual Property in the Cannabis Industry

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In California, it just got easier for landlords. One of the most important elements of…

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California Approves First Commercial Cannabis Landlord Insurance Coverage

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An issue we’ve seen with increasing frequency among clients and prospective clients alike is a…

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Filing a Defensible Cannabis Trademark Application: The Bona Fide Intent Requirement

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On June 7, our own Vince Sliwoski will chair an all-day continuing legal education (CLE) event…

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The Business of Marijuana in Oregon: Join us June 7th!

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Ever since the passage of the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA”),…

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California Cannabis Legislative Update: So Many Bills

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Not always taxed like marijuana, in theory. Short answer: It depends. As we discussed last…

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Cannabis Taxation: Does IRC Section 280E Apply to Industrial Hemp?

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Passage of California’s Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA“) has opened the…

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On the Fringe of California Cannabis Investing: Avoiding “Ownership” and “Financial Interests”

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Our own Hilary Bricken will have the great pleasure of speaking at the Central Coast…

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California Cannabis: Hilary Bricken to Present at Wine and Weed Symposium Tomorrow

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Equal pay is not only the right thing to do, it’s required by the law….

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Court Expands Federal Equal Pay Act: Look Out Marijuana Businesses!

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If you’ve been following the state of affairs of commercial cannabis licensing in California, you…

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Is a Cannabis Cap Coming to Sacramento? Hearings Tomorrow and Thursday!

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Don’t misclassify your workers! Independent contractors can come in very handy for a cannabis business….

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Watch Out California Cannabis Businesses: New Worker Classification Test

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Everyone knows the Netherlands (especially the City of Amsterdam) as a pot capital of the…

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International Cannabis Spotlight: The Netherlands

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The law on CBD is still a maze. If you were hoping for some clarity…

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Federal Court Denies Review of DEA’s Marijuana Extract Rule

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(Boehner not pictured.) Last week it was announced that Former Speaker of the House John…

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The Right Blend: Selecting a Board of Directors for Your Cannabis Business

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Last week I wrote about how the United States is close to approaching the tipping…

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Is Cannabis Banking on the Horizon in California?

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Keep your head up for infringers. Given the dramatic increase in the number of cease…

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Are Others Trading on Your Goodwill? Monitor Your Marijuana Trademarks.