Industry News
  • The Perils of Bad Cannabis Leases
    by Griffen Thorne on April 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    The landlord-tenant relationship is probably the most challenging relationship in the cannabis industry. We’ve seen a lot of deals go south over the years, and while partnership disputes are very […]

  • Oregon Cannabis: Why Won’t OLCC Treat...
    by Jesse Mondry on April 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    We regularly represent Oregon marijuana licensees in administrative proceedings commenced by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC).  As anyone with a license knows, the OLCC regulates medical […]

  • New York Cannabis Licensing, Part 1: MRTA Adult...
    by Simon Malinowski on April 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Next up in our series of posts on New York’s Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA) is a deep dive into the adult-use licensing provisions.  There is a lot to unpack here and a wealth of […]

  • Cannabis Lending Issues in Arizona
    by Ethan Minkin on April 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    It is not very common for banks and financial institutions to provide commercial loans to cannabis companies in Arizona. So why is that? The answer is not always as simple as it may seem. The first […]

  • Cannabis Lawyers and Law Firms: The Good the Bad...
    by Hilary Bricken on April 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    The state-legal cannabis industry is often a cutthroat place. State cannabis regulations are difficult to navigate and it usually takes significant capital to get a cannabis business up and running. […]

  • The First Cannabis Patent Infringement Lawsuit...
    by Jihee Ahn on April 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    We’ve reported pretty extensively on the progress of United Cannabis Corporation’s (UCANN) patent infringement lawsuit against Pure Hemp Collective, Inc. since it was filed back in July 2018. […]

  • Cannabis and Ballots, Part 2: Peru
    by Fred Rocafort on April 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Five* Latin American nations are holding presidential elections in 2021, with some important legislative elections taking place as well. Some of these contests have implications for cannabis policy, […]

  • FREE Webinar – Cannabis in New York: Intro to...
    by Canna Law Blog on April 8, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Register HERE! New York just became the latest state to legalize recreational cannabis. It will likely be several months before industry regulations are released and license applications are […]

  • How New York Cannabis Legalization Prioritizes...
    by Simon Malinowski on April 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    After years of fits and starts, New York finally legalized adult-use cannabis and expanded its previously restrictive medical cannabis program. As the nation’s third largest economy and fourth most […]

  • Washington State Considers the Future of Its...
    by Hilary Bricken on April 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    I absolutely loved Washington State when I lived there. I lived in Seattle for seven years and was one of the first attorneys in the state to take on medical cannabis business clients in 2010 and […]