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Opening A Cannabis Dispensary in Ohio

So you want to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Ohio, now that it’s legal? Here’s a rundown of what is involved. Licenses Available At this time, the Ohio medical marijuana program only allows the state pharmacy board to issue up to 60 provisional dispensary licenses. The board has issued 56 licenses so far. The […]

Cincinnati Bans Salary History Inquiries

On March 13, 2019, Cincinnati passed an ordinance that bars employers from asking applicants for their salary history. The law is intended to address wage disparity for women and minorities. So far, at least 14 states and a dozen cities have passed salary history bans. These include California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New […]

Why I Charge Consultation Fees

Visitors to the site may have noticed that I’ve recently started charging a modest consultation fee. There are two reasons for this policy. First, it deters people from booking a consultation and then not showing up. If someone has to pay a fee in advance to reserve time, and they aren’t serious about really showing […]

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 […]

Why Should I Use You Instead of Legalzoom or Clerky?

“Why should I use you to set up my business, instead of Legalzoom or Clerky? You cost more money.” I get that question occasionally from clients, and I usually answer by explaining that all those sites do is provide documents, which may or may not suit your needs. You may not know whether the documents […]