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Cannabis has remained federally illegal at the same time states continue to legalize cannabis in…

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Testing the Limits of Federalism: Federal Appeals Court Says Using Medical Marijuana on Supervised Release is a Bridge Too Far.

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Cannabis has remained federally illegal at the same time states continue to legalize cannabis in…

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Testing the Limits of Federalism: Federal Appeals Court Says Using Medical Marijuana on Supervised Release is a Bridge Too Far [READY FOR EDIT]

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Cannabis licensing in the City of Los Angeles has been a slow go. Though the…

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Phase II Licensing and Social Equity in the City of Los Angeles

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Last week, the California Department of Public Health’s Food and Drug Branch (CDPH-FDB) issued a…

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Hemp-Derived CBD Not Allowed in Food (or Pretty Much Anything Else) in California

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The City of Novato in northern Marin County, California, will be conducting a cannabis stakeholder meeting…

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City of Novato Cannabis Program: Speak Up on July 20

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Last Friday, July 12, 2018, all three agencies overseeing California’s implementation of MAUCRSA dropped proposed…

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California Drops Proposed Permanent Cannabis Regulations

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We’ve gone over the obstacles to obtaining federal trademark protection at length, but given recent…

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Choosing Your Cannabis Trademark

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Home of legal CBD sales! Indiana has uniquely positioned itself with some of the most…

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Labeling CBD Products: The Unique Case of Indiana

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Definitely worth a shot. Every business thrives on brand differentiation. One of the most effective…

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Can’t Trademark that Cannabis Logo? Try Copyright

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Recently, there has been some talk here in Oregon that the state is not doing…

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Cannabis, Alcohol, States and Subsidies

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The WSLCB approach is not working so well. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board…

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Washington Cannabis Regulators See Problems, Propose Action That Won’t Solve Said Problems

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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: Contra Costa County (Hearing Today!)

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Last week, Lagunitas Brewing Company announced the launch of Hi-Fi Hops, an IPA-inspired sparkling water…

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Considerations for Cannabis Co-Branding Opportunities

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Don’t get left with a mess on your land! For California landlords leasing to cannabis…

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California Cannabis Leases: Remediation Indemnification is Key

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More states are recognizing rights to medical use. In 2016, I received a call from…

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Medical Cannabis, Schools and Civil Rights

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Definitely say “NO” to unregistered broker dealers. Startups in the cannabis space have few options…

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They’ll Get Your Cannabis Company Funded, for a Fee? Don’t Do It!

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This week, L.A.’s Department of Cannabis Regulation announced that Phase II of licensing will open…

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Don’t Miss July 10th Roundtable on Cannabis Social Equity in City of Los Angeles

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We like this one. For the past few months, the U.S. Senate has made significant…

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The End of Industrial Hemp Prohibition: Almost There!

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Happy Fourth of July! For those in California, the rollout of the state’s Medicinal and…

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ICYMI: Los Angeles County Releases Proposed Options for Cannabis Regulation

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More crucial than ever for Washington operators. We have represented clients in regulatory violation cases…

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Cannabis Companies Beware! Washington is Eager to Cancel Licenses