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In the Weeds: DEA Hemp Rule Dispute, Landowners Fined for Tenants’ Crop, Dispensary Workers Seek Union, Feds Address Marijuana Use

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Newsworthy Highlights - Drug Enforcement Administration Asks Court to Dismiss Hemp Industries Association DEA Rule Challenge. On Nov. 29, 2021, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) filed a pair of briefs for separate...more

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Cannabis Legislation Wrap Up for 2021

Over the past 12 months, dozens of cannabis and cannabis-related bills were introduced to Congress. Some measures were renewed, others were introduced for the first time; however, each legislation dealt with a niche aspect of...more

Clark Hill PLC

Cannabis Law Podcast: 2021 Cannabis Law Year in Review

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On the inaugural episode of Clark Hill's Cannabis Law Podcast, Bob Hoban and Sander Zagzebski reminisce on legal, regulatory, and policy trends in the global cannabis industry in 2021. They cover the rise and fall of Delta-8...more

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Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program, What To Know

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In 2016, Pennsylvania adopted Act 16, becoming one of 38 states that have medical marijuana programs in the United States. The Pennsylvania Department of Health regulates licensing and has issued 25 grower/processor licenses...more

McGuireWoods LLP

In the Weeds: New Laws for 2022, Kansas Weighs Delta-8, Maine Appeals Dispensary Ruling, Nevada Approves Lounges

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Newsworthy Highlights - Happy 2022! In The Weeds welcomes the new year, as well as a number of new cannabis laws and policies taking effect around the country in 2022. Below is a list of state law updates to look forward...more

Lippes Mathias LLP

Empire State Cannabis Update: Municipality Opt-Outs Are Final—What Now?

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There has been a lot of talk about “opting out” since New York’s Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) was passed on March 31, 2021. The MRTA set a deadline of December 31, 2021, for the state’s municipalities to...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Cannabis and the Law

Connecticut Adult-Use Applications Announced

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (“DCP”) has announced the timeline for adult-use applications, signaling that the Connecticut adult-use marketplace is ready to grow. DCP will begin accepting applications...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Cannabis and the Law

More Than 400 New York Municipalities Opt out of Adult Use Cannabis Sales as Deadline Looms

The deadline for municipalities in New York State to choose whether they will allow retail sales of adult use cannabis is rapidly approaching. To date, approximately 25% of the state’s towns, and 30% of villages, have enacted...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

Connecticut DCP Clarifies that Municipalities with Fewer than 25,000 residents Can Host One Licensed Retail Cannabis Facility and...

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The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) has just released important guidance regarding the Adult Use Cannabis Statute, clarifying that communities with under 25,000 residents may host one licensed retail...more

Dentons

Cannabis Client Alert - Week of December 13, 2021

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In this week’s edition: - SAFE Banking Act provisions removed from Defense Bill - New Jersey approves 30 delayed medical cannabis dispensary licenses - House Republicans introduce bill to legalize marketing...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

CBD and Hemp Legal and Regulatory Roundup – December 2021

Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news: CBD - CBD products company sued for failing to provide accessible website - Rasheta Bunting filed the lawsuit on behalf of all...more

Cultiva Law, PLLC

Did Washington County Ban Inhalable Cannabis Items at OLCC Dispensaries? A Comprehensive Review 

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The Oregon Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 587 (“SB 587” or the “State Bill”), which imposes a new tobacco and nicotine licensure program. The State Bill empowers the “governing body of a local public health...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Week in Weed: November 2021 # 3

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Welcome back to the Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana....more

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Cannabis Client Alert - Week of November 15, 2021

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In this week’s edition - - Rep. Mace introduces bill to legalize cannabis - New York approves regulations for CBD products - Springbig earns $500M valuation, prepares to list on Nasdaq - Verano enters...more

Troutman Pepper

Residency Rules in Cannabis Industry May Not Withstand Constitutional Scrutiny

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There are many unique challenges to consider when it comes to opening or investing in a cannabis business. Residency requirements, or prohibitions on licensure of nonresidents, are one that may soon see their end. In other...more

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In the Weeds: Billboard Battles, NY Bans but DEA Allows Some Delta-8, Montana Outlaws Dispensary CBD Sales

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Newsworthy Highlights - Oregon Landowners Cautioned About Leasing Property for Illegal Cannabis Cultivation. Landowners in Jackson County, Oregon, were advised to do their due diligence when leasing their property for...more

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Cannabis Client Alert - Week of November 1, 2021

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In this week’s edition - - Cannabis banking reform would aid federal tax collection, IRS says - Pharmacann merges with LivWell, and may soon IPO - DEA proposes significant increase in legal production of cannabis...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

Recent Litigation Trends Highlight the Importance of Wage & Hour Compliance for Tipped Employees in Cannabis Retail Setting

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As medicinal and recreational cannabis are legalized in many states across the United States, cannabis industry employers should be carefully attuned to wage and hour compliance for their employees. Indeed, as recent...more

Greenberg Glusker LLP

MJBizCon is Back: Takeaways from the 2021 Conference

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MJBizCon is the largest and most anticipated event of the cannabis business year, and was held in person for the first since the start of the pandemic. Greenberg Glusker’s Michelle Mabugat, Priya Sopori and Steven Stein...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

Law of the Land - Real Estate Litigation Newsletter - November 2021, Volume I, Issue X

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CASES OF NOTE - CONVEYANCE OF PROPERTY RESULT OF MUTUAL MISTAKE - Thomas v. Medeiros, 100 Mass. App. Ct. 1106 (2021) - The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently affirmed a determination by the Land Court that a...more

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

At Long Last, Rhode Island License Lottery to Proceed

The future of nearly two dozen pre-approved companies seeking medical cannabis dispensary licenses in five of Rhode Island’s six geographic zones will be decided on Friday, October 29. The license hopefuls submitted...more

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

The Current Landscape of Federal Law Governing Cannabis

For the past 50 years, federal law has prohibited the use, cultivation, and distribution of cannabis. These prohibitions have had long-term and far-reaching effects: taxpayers spend some $3,600,000,000 annually on enforcement...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

Cannabis Control Board Serious About Shutting Down Illegal Sales

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On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, the New York Cannabis Control Board held its first meeting.  During the meeting, the Board focused on key administrative tasks that it needed to address as it begins its work of overseeing the...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Scaling Cannabis Brands Nationally - the Highs (and Lows)

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Late last month, Dorsey led a panel at the inaugural Investing in Women Cannabis Pioneers - The Brand Builders investor conference put on by Roth. The panel was made up of female business leaders at Bhang, Leafly, Insa,...more

Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

Unionization Efforts Underway at Local Dispensary and Cultivation Workplaces

Workers at Solar Therapeutics, a cannabis dispensary in Somerset, Massachusetts, voted last week to join the United Food and Commercial Workers (“UFCW”) union, after Solar Therapeutics’ management declined to voluntarily...more

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