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  • Hemp-CBD Laws: Alabama

    Sun 10:00am By Nathalie Bougenies
    The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of…
  • California Cannabis Beverages Have Even More Labeling Requirements

    Sat 10:00am By Griffen Thorne
    The California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) has, to say the least, some very strict cannabis labeling regulations.  Earlier this year, I wrote about how the CDPH’s new rules were likely to create a mess in California and then how the California…
  • Oregon Hemp Litigation: Bad Contract = Big Federal Court Claims

    Fri 10:00am By Jesse Mondry
    We frequently write on hemp litigation and the ways farmers and purchasers can mitigate the risks inherent in this new industry. Along with others, we have stressed the importance of strategic and careful thinking before entering into a hemp-related…
  • Six Ways California Can Combat the Cannabis Illict Market

    Thu 10:00am By Griffen Thorne
    California’s illicit market for cannabis is booming—not just out in remote grows deep in the wilderness, but also in delivery and even brick-and-mortal retail stores in big cities all over the state. Our California cannabis attorneys regularly receive…
  • Cannabis Securities Litigation: Don’t Expect to Put One Past the SEC

    Wed 10:00am By Jesse Mondry
    Since 2014 we’ve cautioned investors about publicly traded marijuana stocks. Back then we cautioned would-be investors about “pot companies that are trading at frothy levels that are not well-positioned to compete in the marijuana marketplace.” More…
  • Cannabis Law and Policy: What I’ve Learned From Teaching

    Tue 10:00am By Vince Sliwoski
    For the past three years, I have taught a class called “Cannabis Law & Policy” at Lewis & Clark Law School here in Portland, Oregon. It’s a seminar that meets for two hours a week for upper level students. Per the syllabus, learning objectives for that…
  • Red Tape Alert: Phase 3 Cannabis Delivery Licensing in L.A.

    Jun 10, 2019, 10:00 am By Hilary Bricken
    A lot of attention has been paid recently to brick and mortar retail licenses in the City of Los Angeles for Phase 3 licensing, which is set to commence in early September of this year. While L.A. is trying its best to champion social equity with its Phase 3…
  • It Could Happen to You: Cannabis Agency Litigation (Webinar Replay)

    Jun 9, 2019, 10:00 am By Canna Law Blog
    In case you missed our April webinar on cannabis agency litigation, please find it below. For a replay of the other webinars in our lunch-time cannabis series, please see: Rights, Opportunities and Responsibilities of Municipalities Regulating Cannabis What…
  • Anatomy of a Cannabis Insurance Policy, Part 1: The Basics

    Jun 8, 2019, 10:00 am By Jonathan Bench
    Insurance in the cannabis industry is big business, and business owners need to know what policies are available and what those policies cover. Why? Because in insurance policies, like all other business contracts (e.g. leases), the risk of a business venture…
  • Intellectual Property Law Panel Next Week at MJBizConNEXT

    Jun 7, 2019, 9:25 pm By Alison Malsbury
    Next week on June 11th, I will be speaking on a panel during the Cannabis Law Sessions, which are being hosted by the National Cannabis Bar Association in conjunction with MJBizConNEXT and the Hemp Industry Daily Conference. Together with my colleagues, we…

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