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  • Advocating for Better Cannabis Business Regulations

    3h By Janve Sobers
    Complying with cannabis business regulations presents a challenge for start-ups and smaller firms. Corporate and regulatory attorneys often help clients understand and comply with complex regulations. This is especially true in the cannabis industry. In the…
  • Harris Bricken and Its Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2022 Guide

    Tue 2:00pm By Canna Law Blog
    Chambers and Partners, a London-headquartered research company that publishes detailed rankings of the world’s leading law firms and lawyers, recently named Harris Bricken one of the top cannabis law firms in the United States, in Band 2, and singled out two…
  • First Amendment May Help Cannabis Companies Beat Trademark Infringement Claims

    Mon 2:00pm By Fred Rocafort
    Editor’s Note: A version of this article by Fred Rocafort was first published on Law360. The U.S. Constitution’s free speech protections, found in the First Amendment, may present a legal recourse for cannabis brands in trouble for using marks that are…
  • New York’s Conditional Adult Use Processor License

    Sat 2:00pm By Simon Malinowski
    On the morning of the Cannabis Control Board’s (CCB) June 23, 2022 meeting, the Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) uploaded the meeting agenda, which included this important tidbit: a resolution approving a conditional adult-use processor license and…
  • California Will Allow Large Cultivation Licenses

    Fri 2:00pm By Griffen Thorne
    On January 1, 2023, California’s Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) will begin accepting applications for large cultivation licenses for the first time ever. California law authorized large cultivation licenses years ago. But, the law caveat was that…
  • WSBA Webinar: Counseling Your First Cannabis Client

    Thu 2:00pm By Canna Law Blog
    Register HERE Hosted by the Washington State Bar Association, this presentation will provide attorneys with an overview of some key, current topics related to cannabis law. The presentation is designed to help lawyers identify issues during the course of…
  • Petro: Colombia’s Next President and Cannabis

    Jun 22, 2022, 2:00 pm By Fred Rocafort
    Gustavo Petro is Colombia’s next president, following his electoral win on June 19. The election of its first leftist president, together with its first Afro-Colombian vice-president, is no doubt a momentous event for Latin America’s third-most populous…
  • Trademark Infringement Litigation Case Study: Uncle Bud’s

    Jun 21, 2022, 2:00 pm By Jihee Ahn
    On the heels of our recent intellectual property webinar (a replay is available here!), we received some requests for real world examples of how trademark infringement litigation plays out in the courts. Luckily (or unluckily, depending on how you see things),…
  • Medical Cultivation OK’d in Brazil

    Jun 20, 2022, 2:00 pm By Fred Rocafort
    On June 14, the Sixth Panel (Sexta Turma) of Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice (Superior Tribunal de Justiça, or STJ) issued a decision allowing cultivation of cannabis for medical purposes. The STJ is responsible for uniformizing the interpretation of…
  • Celebrating Juneteenth!

    Jun 19, 2022, 2:00 pm By Canna Law Blog
    Juneteenth falls on a Sunday this year, though our offices will be closed once again this year on Monday, in celebration of the holiday. Juneteenth and cannabis prohibition have a powerful connection. We explored that intersection each of the past two years:…

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