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Preparing for IRS Cash Transaction Reporting in the Cannabis Industry

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The various forms of information reporting required by the Internal Revenue Code form the backbone of both voluntary compliance with tax laws and the starting point for audits by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). One form...more

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Preliminary Approval of Settlement in Cannabis Dispensary Employee Class Action Lawsuit

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The New Mexico federal court preliminarily approved a class action settlement for $525,000 in a wage claim asserted by a group of hourly employees from two cannabis dispensary chains, Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. (which...more

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Judge Strikes Down New York’s Cannabis Marketing Rules

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In a sharp rebuke to New York’s Cannabis Control Board, state Supreme Court judge Kevin R. Bryant dealt a blow to the adult-use cannabis industry when he issued a decision in Leafly Holdings, Inc. et al. v. NYS Office of...more

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New York Cannabis Regulations Are (Initially Ruled) Unconstitutional, Says New York Judge

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New York Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bryant recently ruled that all New York State cannabis regulations are unconstitutional and therefore, null and void. In an opinion issued on April 3, Justice Bryant explained that the...more

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Cannabis Law Now Podcast: THC Infused Beverages: Cantrip's Journey Through the Hemp-Derived Looking Glass

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In 2023, Total Wine & More jumped into the cannabis drinks arena in Minnesota. Since then, there’s been an influx of “THC Beverages” hitting the marketplace, including in interstate commerce. How is this legally possible, and...more

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Proposal to Revamp Alabama Medical Cannabis Program Met with Near-Unanimous Opposition

During a hearing today on SB276, a proposal released only yesterday that would fundamentally change the landscape of Alabama’s nascent medical cannabis program, would have probably been less one-sided if the proposal called...more

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Governor Youngkin’s Veto of Adult-Use Cannabis in Virginia

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At the end of March, Governor Glenn Youngkin (R-VA) vetoed a bill passed by the Virginia legislature designed to create a recreational cannabis market in the Commonwealth, citing “adverse effects on children’s and...more

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FDA's View on Cannabis

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is continuing to support clinical research for cannabis and psychedelic drug development. On the heels of publishing its first draft guidance on clinical trials involving...more

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New Jersey Appellate Panel Confirms Towns Right to Regulate Cannabis Licenses

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The New Jersey Appellate Division recently affirmed a trial court’s decision to allow a New Jersey town to deny a prospective retail cannabis business to operate, determining that the municipality has the discretion to decide...more

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IRS Issues New Guidance for Cannabis Companies That Receive Over $10K Cash

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The IRS’s Office of Chief Counsel recently published a memorandum providing information for cannabis companies struggling to comply with the completion of Form 8300, which must be filed every time a company receives a cash...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

CDTFA Cannabis Creditor: Myths and Truths

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Dealing with creditors is never a fun experience. However, some creditors are more severe than others, especially in the cannabis industry. One of those is the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA),...more

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Recent Bankruptcy Court Decision Leaves the Door Open to Bankruptcy Relief for Those in the Cannabis Industry

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A Massachusetts Bankruptcy Court’s recent appellate decision in Blumsack v. Harrington (In re Blumsack) leaves the door open for those employed in the cannabis industry to seek bankruptcy relief where certain conditions are...more

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Cannabis Industry Quarterly Update: Q1 2024

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If the Federal Government reschedules marijuana, experts believe it could lead to a cascade of state-level changes. There is growing evidence that Joe Biden’s administration is working on moving marijuana to Schedule III...more

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Can Cannabis Companies Deduct Business Expenses? Two Operators Say Yes

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Federal tax relief could be on the horizon for New York cannabis companies with two multistate cannabis operators claiming to have found the secret to escaping the tax obligations imposed by Section 280E of the Internal...more

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Cannabis Law Now Podcast: Cannabis Investing in the U.S. - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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Cannabis investing is risky business. The current federal conflict, a punitive federal income tax situation, and an inability to access financial institutions put off many institutional investors. Not so though for Emily...more

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NYS Lawmakers Unveil Cannabis Industry Reform Proposals in State Budget Negotiations

Earlier this week, the NYS Senate and Assembly unveiled their “one-house budget proposals” in response to Gov. Kathy Hochul’s executive budget proposal in January. The one-house budget includes several proposals related to...more

Benesch

Cannabis Predictions for 2024

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It’s 2024, and while nothing ever stays the same in the world of cannabis, in a lot of ways, 2024 feels just like 2023, and 2022....more

Burns & Levinson LLP

Spotlight Series: Jenna Meyer of Shield Compliance

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The CannaBusiness Advisory Spotlight Series features expert perspectives from Burns & Levinson clients and contacts who are blazing new trails in the cannabis market....more

Carr Maloney P.C.

U.S. District Court Rules Dormant Commerce Clause Does Not Apply to Maryland’s Social Equity Cannabis License Program

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Under the Maryland Cannabis Reform Act, resident social equity licensees may receive financial assistance with startup capital and operational costs for growers, processors, and retailers. Maryland began accepting social...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Cannabis and the Law

Newest Lawsuit Against the Maryland Cannabis Administration Seeks Injunction for Talbot County Dispensary Lottery Because of...

Another aspiring cannabis license applicant has filed a lawsuit against the Maryland Cannabis Administration (MCA) and is seeking an injunction that could further delay the issuance of new adult-use cannabis licenses in...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Delta-Nope: Florida Poised to Ban Delta-8 and Delta-10 Products

Earlier this week, the Florida legislature passed a bill (SB 1698) that will limit the amount of THC in hemp-derived products and threatens to upend the novel cannabinoid industry in the state. For the past few years,...more

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Upcoming Application Periods for Cannabis Licenses in DC

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The application process can be tricky and requires a multitude of documents. Current and Upcoming - Monday, May 1, 2023 -Wednesday, May 1, 2024...more

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The Week in Weed: March 2024 # 2

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Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana. This week, we check in on Virginia, to see if there’s any progress on the retail market bill. We re-visit the Eastern...more

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Cannabis Law Now Podcast: Catalyst Cannabis Takes on the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Over Cannabis Excise...

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Since legalizing in 2016, California has experienced rampant rate failure across its licensed cannabis companies. The State of California also has some of the highest and most aggressive cannabis taxes in the nation. In an...more

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Authorizing the Sale of Cannabis Waste: State of Washington Legislation

The Washington State Legislature has passed legislation which would allow in certain circumstances the sale of cannabis waste. The legislation is denominated Senate Bill 5376....more

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