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  • CBD Food Product Approval in the EU

    3h By Nadja Vietz
    The legal landscape in the Cannabidiol (CBD) sector is changing quickly, especially for CBD-infused food products. Companies looking for business opportunities involving CBD-infused food products are well advised to keep an eye out to new developments. In the…
  • MLK Day: Cannabis and Civil Rights

    Mon 10:00am By Vince Sliwoski
    Happy MLK Day! If Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today, he would almost certainly advocate to end the War on Drugs. Dr. King never spoke publicly about drugs or cannabis in particular: he was assassinated in 1968, two years before President Nixon signed the…
  • The Role of a Lawyer in Cannabis Deals

    Sun 10:00am By Griffen Thorne
    From startups to multi-state operators, most cannabis businesses will engage legal counsel at some point. All of these companies – but especially smaller ones or less experienced ones – need to grapple with the question of what the role of a lawyer in…
  • Spotify Smokes Potify

    Sat 10:00am By Fred Rocafort
    Spotify AB (“Spotify”) has prevailed in two opposition proceedings it brought against the registrations of two POTIFY marks, which were applied for by U.S. Software Inc. (“U.S. Software”), in connection to its Potify platform. According to U.S.…
  • New York Cannabis: $200 Million for Social Equity

    Fri 10:00am By Simon Malinowski
    New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that New York will establish a $200 million fund to support social and economic equity applicants seeking adult-use cannabis licenses. Governor Hochul made the announcement during her State of the State address last…
  • Oregon Hemp: New Rules (Part 3)

    Thu 10:00am By Nathalie Bougenies
    The end of 2021 was marked by significant regulatory changes adopted by the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (the OLCC), including new rules for hemp and cannabinoids. Today I will cover a few of the big changes affecting artificially derived…
  • FREE Webinar Tomorrow: Buying and Selling a Cannabis Business

    Wed 10:00am By Canna Law Blog
    REGISTER HERE Since 2010, Harris Bricken has advised cannabis businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs on all aspects of cannabis business mergers and acquisitions (M & A) in many states and even internationally. These transactions range from relatively simple…
  • Enforcement or Compliance

    Jan 11, 2022, 10:00 am By Griffen Thorne
    The War on Drugs was a failure. It did not stop the drug trade. It just grew the prison system. The War on Cannabis continues through aggressive state and local enforcement and prohibition measures with no end in sight. And we have a massive illicit market.…
  • Cannabis Trademarks: Don’t Forget the Basics!

    Jan 10, 2022, 10:00 am By Fred Rocafort
    The registration of cannabis trademarks in the United States raises novel issues. This is an unsurprising result of the uneasy coexistence between expanding legality at the state level, and ongoing prohibition at the federal level. Cannabis businesses need to…
  • How to Terminate a Cannabis Contract

    Jan 9, 2022, 10:00 am By Griffen Thorne
    In the cannabis industry, many relationships don’t last. One of the top questions our cannabis lawyers get is “how do I terminate my cannabis contract”? Despite clear contract termination provisions, terminating a cannabis contract can be a very…

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