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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

The Role of Medicaid in Addressing Social Drivers of Health: MCO Community Investment Requirements

Increasingly, states are using their Medicaid managed care (MMC) contracts to define the role Medicaid and Medicaid managed care plans can play in addressing unmet social needs and promote a “whole person” approach to care. A...more

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During a Global Health Crisis, IP Rights Are Getting a Bad Rap

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Four months ago, the U.S. became one of 100 countries supporting the proposal presented a year ago to the World Trade Organization (WTO) by India and South Africa that intellectual property protection for COVID-19 vaccines be...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Supporting Health Equity and Affordable Health Coverage for Immigrant Populations: State-Funded Affordable Coverage Programs for...

The crisis in immigrant health coverage has been both highlighted and exacerbated by the recent pandemic. COVID-19 has taken a heavy toll on immigrants, who are disproportionately frontline/service workers, making them...more

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Cannabis Client Alert - Week of September 27, 2021

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Federal - House Committee to Vote on Federal Cannabis Legalization - The House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act which, among other things, seeks...more

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Clarity for a Budding Industry: Cannabis Social Equity Council Identifies Disproportionately Impacted Areas

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Earlier this summer, Connecticut became the nineteenth state to legalize the possession and use of cannabis for recreational purposes. As we noted in a prior alert, Recreational Cannabis in Connecticut: What to Know about...more

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New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission Approves Specially Adopted Personal Use Cannabis Rules

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On August 19, 2021, the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) approved the Specially Adopted Personal Use Cannabis Rules (the “Rules”). The Rules will be effective until at least August 19, 2022. The Rules...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

On the Path to Health Justice: Opportunities for Academic Medicine to Accelerate the Equitable Health System of the Future

Introduction and Intent - As the country re-emerges from a pandemic that has had a disproportionate impact on communities of color, academic medical centers (AMCs) are shifting out of crisis-response mode and reflecting on...more

Pullman & Comley, LLC

Recreational Cannabis is Legal in Connecticut: What to Know About Getting into the Business

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On July 1, 2021 Connecticut became the nineteenth state to legalize the possession and use of cannabis for recreational purposes.  Upon conversion of the existing licenses held by medical marijuana growers within the next few...more

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Racial Equity Reports Required for Land Use Actions

On June 17, 2021, the New York City Council approved a local law (Intro No. 1572-B) that requires applicants (both City agencies and private applicants) for significant land use actions submitted on or after June 1, 2022 to...more

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Connecticut to Become 18th State to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

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On June 17, 2021, the Connecticut General Assembly voted to approve the Responsible & Equitable Regulation of Adult-Use Cannabis Act (the “Act”). With Governor Ned Lamont’s signature expected today, Connecticut will become...more

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New York Legalizes Adult-Use Cannabis and Makes Significant Changes to Medical Cannabis Regulation

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On March 31, 2021, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) into law, legalizing adult-use cannabis in the state and establishing a regulatory framework to govern what likely will...more

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The City of Denver a Trendsetter in Cannabis Reform?

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On April 20, 2021, Denver Mayor, Michael Hancock, signed the Marijuana Omnibus Bill and Marijuana Hospitality Bill into law, which make significant changes to Denver’s current cannabis laws. These changes directly address...more

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Official Bill Released: Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announce Long-Awaited Agreement to Legalize Recreational Cannabis...

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On Saturday March 27, after weeks of negotiations, Governor Cuomo and lawmakers finally reached a deal to legalize cannabis in New York.  The highly anticipated legislation would legalize adult-use cannabis after years of...more

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Governor Cuomo Updates Proposal for Adult-Use Cannabis in New York State

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This week, Governor Cuomo took another step towards legalizing adult use marijuana in New York state by releasing an amended version of his recreational marijuana proposal. The amended proposal comes one week before...more

Morgan Lewis

Equity-Focused Executive Orders Telling for Businesses Interacting with US Government

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President Joe Biden’s first days in office have focused heavily on issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and human rights as applied across federal agencies and programs. We anticipate that this pattern will continue and...more

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City Of Denver Releases Proposed Legislation To Extend The Current Licensing Mortarium, Creation Of Social Equity Opportunities,...

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Earlier this year the City of Denver Department of Excise and Licenses created the Marijuana Licensing Work Group (the “MLWG”). This week the MLWG released draft legislation regarding a continued license cap, licensing...more

Furia Rubel Communications, Inc.

Creating Sustainable Models for Social Change with Ashleigh Huffman, Ph.D., U.S. State Department

In this episode of On Record PR, we go on record with Dr. Ashleigh Huffman, experienced educator, public speaker, entrepreneur, and author in the Sport for Social Change and Women’s Empowerment movements. Ashleigh is...more

Burns & Levinson LLP

Leveling the Playing Field: Various Approaches to Social Equity

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Since the era of cannabis legalization commenced, stakeholders, regulators, and ordinary citizens alike have been concerned about the lack of social equity and diversity in the cannabis industry.  Even prior to the modern era...more

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Similar To The IDFPR, The Illinois DOA Offers Relief To Social Equity Craft Grow, Infuser And Transporter Applicants That Hired 10...

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In Illinois, many new craft grower, infuser and transporter licenses were supposed to be issued by the Department of Agriculture on July 1, 2020. But, because of COVID-19, the issuance of those licenses has been delayed until...more

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Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Plans to Revise Regulations by the End of the Summer

During a Cannabis Control Commission (“Commission”) regulatory policy discussion on June 19th, Chairman Steven Hoffman confirmed the Commission’s plans to publish draft revised regulations within the next few weeks and to...more

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[Virtual Conference] The Cannabis Law Sessions - June 2nd

Join INCBA for our third annual presentation of The Cannabis Law Sessions. We will present six hours of CLE focused on emerging issues in the US and Global Cannabis Markets - Online Streaming. Curriculum - Cannabis...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Week in Weed: April 2020 #4

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Yet again,COVID-19 dominated the news, in the marijuana industry and in every other aspect of life. The lack of funding for marijuana businesses in the stimulus packages, the halt to state legalization efforts, the issues...more

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Social Equity Under Discussion in Marijuana Legislation

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The Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act proposed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act under consideration by the State Legislature, would mandate social and economic equity programs as...more

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