Industry News
  • California Tries Again with CBD
    by Griffen Thorne on January 15, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    California has a rocky history when it comes to hemp-derived CBD. Despite the fact that the state adopted a robust medical and recreational cannabis program, for years it has taken the mystifying […]

  • Ecuador’s Hemp Regulations
    by Fred Rocafort on January 14, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    In October, Ecuador’s agriculture ministry (MAG) released hemp regulations, in the form of Acuerdo Ministerial No. 109 (English). This follows the National Assembly’s 2019 decriminalization of […]

  • Oregon Cannabis: What is My Partial Marijuana...
    by Jesse Mondry on January 13, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    A couple of months ago, my colleague Vince Sliwoski wrote Oregon Cannabis Dispensary Sales: What We Are Seeing on Valuation, which focused on the secondary market for cannabis licenses and […]

  • BREAKING NEWS: Cannabis for Medical Use Just...
    by Adrián Cisneros Aguilar on January 12, 2021 at 6:37 pm

    Mexico’s Regulations on Sanitary Control for the Production, Research and Medical Use of Cannabis and Its Pharmacological Derivatives (the “Regulations”) were published today in the Federal […]

  • Cannabis Patent Litigation Update: Canopy Growth...
    by Alison Malsbury on January 12, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    We’ve written previously about the basics of cannabis patents, which are a substantial area of growth within the cannabis industry, and we’ve written extensively about cannabis trademark […]

  • Biden’s Attorney General Pick on Cannabis:...
    by Hilary Bricken on January 11, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    We have a long history here on the Canna Law Blog of analyzing the moves of the federal goverment, and in particular the Department of Justice (DOJ), when it comes to federal enforcement of the […]

  • The Future for Smokable CBD Products is Not Great
    by Griffen Thorne on January 10, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    The last few years have been a wild ride for the United States’ hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) industry. Ever since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took the position that CBD is unlawful in […]

  • Oregon Cannabis: What to Watch for in 2021?
    by Jesse Mondry on January 9, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    As we recently wrote, 2020 was a remarkable year for the Oregon cannabis industry for several reasons including COVID-19 and raging wildfires. This post follows up on the “State of the State” and […]

  • FREE Webinar – Cannabis in Mexico
    by Canna Law Blog on January 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Register HERE! Mexico will soon be the largest country in the world to legalize cannabis and now is the time to start preparing for that. Join Harris Bricken, in partnership with Mexico-based law […]

  • California Cannabis Litigation in 2021 – Back...
    by Jihee Ahn on January 7, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Back in June, I wrote this post about the nearly stalled status of litigation since the pandemic began. While some courts are still incredibly backlogged (and, will give priority to criminal cases […]