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  • Marijuana Bankruptcy: The Answer is Still “No”
    by Jesse Mondry on September 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    The struggles of failing marijuana businesses to wind down and pay creditors in an orderly fashion serve no one. Among the problems marijuana businesses face such as lack of access to banking and […]

  • Cannabis Contract Dates and Why They Matter
    by Griffen Thorne on September 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Contract dates are among the most basic, fundamental aspects of any contract– cannabis or otherwise. Nevertheless, parties often mess them up or overlook them in potentially disastrous ways. Today, […]

  • Harris Bricken Litigators Notch $7.4 Million Jury...
    by Canna Law Blog on September 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    A very big congratulations to a longtime Oregon cannabis client, and to our trial team, which just won a decisive, hard-fought victory in a nine-day jury trial in Portland, Oregon. Harris Bricken […]

  • Government Owned Cannabis: Better or Bust?
    by Hilary Bricken on September 16, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Government owned cannabis is gaining speed. At least, it is in Canada. This week, I saw a tweet from MJ Biz Daily business journalist, Matt Lamers, that said: The most profitable cannabis businesses […]

  • Second Circuit Denies Challenge to Marijuana’s...
    by Jesse Mondry on September 15, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    People in the cannabis industry know that marijuana is federally classified as a schedule I controlled substance. Schedule I means the drug has no recognized medical value, has a high potential for […]

  • Washington’s Draft Cannabis Social Equity...
    by Jack Scrantom on September 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Proposed social equity rule Following Washington’s creation of the Social Equity in Cannabis Task Force during the 2020 legislative session, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board […]

  • New York Cannabis: Notable CAURD Application...
    by Matthew Schwartz on September 13, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    During the submission of the Conditional Adult Use Retail Dispensary (“CAURD”) application, applicants are required to submit and certify several attestations prior to final submission of an […]

  • Panama Issues Medical Cannabis Regs
    by Fred Rocafort on September 12, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Panama has adopted medical cannabis regulations, after becoming the first Central American country to legalize medical cannabis in October 2021, pursuant to Law 242. The regulations take the form of […]

  • Cannabis in Latin America: FREE Webinar October...
    by Canna Law Blog on September 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Register HERE! Many North American and European cannabis companies have set their sights on Latin American countries. The region features rich land, an abundance of natural resources, a ready […]

  • Oregon Marijuana: OLCC Proposes Rules...
    by Jesse Mondry on September 8, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    On Tuesday, September 6, 2022, a Rules Advisory Committee (RAC) of the Oregon Liquor & Cannabis Commission (OLCC) had its first meeting to discuss amendments to the administrative rules governing […]