Category: Medical Marijuana

HEMP AND CBDs SOON TO BE LEGAL

Industrial hemp – and the CBDs derived from it – will soon become legal. Congress has just passed the 2018 Farm Bill, which contains important provisions that legalize hemp. The Farm Bill now awaits the President’s signature. However, there will be a one-year period during which the hemp treatment from the 2014 Farm Bill will […]

CBDs May Not Be As Legal As You Think

Recent developments regarding CBDs emphasize just how confusing this area of cannabis law and regulation is. In some states it is legal to manufacture and sell products containing CBDs, while in other states, not so much. The first thing to understand is that hemp is a variety of the cannabis sativa plant, just like what […]

Legal Cannabis and Immigration

This is my very first repost of another lawyer’s material. I’m sharing a blog posting by Christopher Pogue, an immigration attorney, on the intersection of legal cannabis and immigration law, particular with respect to immigration from Canada: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) enforces the laws of the United States and U.S. laws will not […]

Trump Makes Commitment to Protect State-Legal Cannabis Programs

Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) released a statement on April 13 that he has obtained a commitment from President Trump that Department of Justice will not target Colorado’s (and presumably other states’) legal recreational marijuana industry. As you may recall, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum in January that effectively rescinded the Cole Memorandum, and […]

New Cannabis Business Law Practice

We are pleased to announce that we have added a new Cannabis Business Law Practice to our firm. Now that Ohio has legalized the sale of medical cannabis, and California has legalized adult-use and medical cannabis, we have extended our service offerings to this fast-growing segment. Companies and entrepreneurs operating in the cannabis market need […]