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Our thoughts on the new Senate cannabis bill. Yesterday, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced…

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BREAKING NEWS: Senate Bill Introduced to End Cannabis Prohibition

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Official USPTO position on industrial hemp CBD marks. With the cannabidiol (CBD) industry continuing to…

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Federal Trademarks for Cannabis CBD? The USPTO Says No.

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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 Antioch (Hearing Today!)

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Big win today for GW Pharma. In a previous post, we discussed GW Pharmaceuticals, the…

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BREAKING NEWS: Epidiolex, First Non-Synthetic Cannabis Drug, Approved

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On June 13, the U.S. Tax Court issued an opinion regarding the application of IRC…

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Cannabis Taxation: Another Day, Another 280E Case (or Two)

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In Part 1 of this series we discussed how mediation works in most cannabis disputes. Today,…

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Mediation of Cannabis Disputes: Part 2

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…with your California cannabis lease. The current state of enforcement in California tends to be…

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California Cannabis Leasing: Federal Enforcement Is Not The Only Concern

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Is your “intern” really an intern? A simple google search for “Cannabis Intern” turns up…

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Cannabis Intern: Is That Even a Thing?

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Copyright is an aspect of intellectual property (IP) law less frequently considered by cannabis businesses…

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Protecting Your Cannabis Copyrights (Yes, You Have Them)

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No shortage of cannabis news in Oregon. Here we are a few years into legalization…

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Oregon Cannabis: The Week that Was

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When California was getting ready to legalize adult-use and medically commercial cannabis sales on January…

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Will California Cannabis Businesses Be Ready for July 1?

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The OSHA model. And a good look for cannabis business. So, what is Oregon OSHA…

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Oregon OSHA and Your Cannabis Business

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It’s no secret that the City of Los Angeles has struggled with implementing its commercial…

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ICYMI: Los Angeles Amends Local Commercial Cannabis Regulations

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We’ve written (and talked) extensively about the dos and don’ts of filing cannabis-related state and…

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The Anatomy of a Cannabis Trademark TTAB Decision

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…all the way through the patent application process. The cannabis industry relies on trade secrets…

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Cannabis Patent Applications: Prolonging the Lifespan of Trade Secrets

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Banking is within reach for many cannabis businesses. In my previous post, I wrote about…

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Breaking Cannabis Banking: Tips on Getting an Account

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It is no secret that cannabidiol (CBD) is having a moment right now. Unlike its…

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Top Five Things Your CBD Business Needs to Consider

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In the world of intellectual property (“IP”), there are four categories under which your IP…

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Now is the Time to Identify and Protect Your Cannabis Trade Secrets

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“What do you do?” When meeting someone for the first time this is a pretty…

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President Trump, Cannabis and the STATES Act

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As CBD and hemp continue to grow in popularity we are receiving an increasing number…

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Industrial Hemp: Don’t Forget About State Law!