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  • New York City Cannabis and Community Boards
    by Simon Malinowski on May 25, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    New York City community boards will soon become a hot topic as New York begins accepting adult-use retail dispensary and on-site consumption license applications. If you have done any reading on New […]

  • Legal Issues in Cannabis (2022 Update):...
    by Canna Law Blog on May 25, 2022 at 7:00 am

    Join Harris Bricken attorneys Jonathan Bench, Frederic Rocafort and Arlo Kipfer for a live video broadcast on legal issues in cannabis. Session I – Cannabis Contracts – Rachael Z. Ardanuy, Esq. […]

  • Delta-8 Is Legal, But …
    by Fred Rocafort on May 24, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Just last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s holding that the 2018 Farm Bill legalized delta-8 THC products derived from hemp. In the Ninth Circuit’s […]

  • California Cannabis Workers: Independent...
    by Griffen Thorne on May 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    California deems nearly all kinds of workers employees. There are, however, some important circumstances where workers may be classified as contractors. In my first post of this series, […]

  • Federal Cannabis Legislation Roundup: Part 2
    by Andrew Smith on May 22, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    There are tons of new proposals for federal cannabis legislation in Congress. We wanted to make things easy and clarify what they would do. This post covers the SAFE Banking Act, the Medical […]

  • Choosing the Right Entity for a Cannabis...
    by Griffen Thorne on May 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    One of the most important decisions a new cannabis business can make is the form of entity it will use. In fact, one of the first questions businesses ask is whether the right entity for a cannabis […]

  • Fire Season is Coming, Again
    by Griffen Thorne on May 20, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Last summer, I wrote a post called “Fire Season is Coming.” Given the massive expected California droughts, it’s pretty safe to assume that fire season is coming, again. Today, I want to recap […]

  • How Cannabis Businesses Succeed
    by Vince Sliwoski on May 19, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    We work with many large cannabis businesses and many small ones too. It’s fun to talk up the bigger fish, but I have a soft spot for the little guys. I really enjoy small business at the end of the […]

  • Cannabis Litigation: Perpetuating Testimony
    by Jesse Mondry on May 18, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Civil litigation in cannabis, like any other industry, usually proceeds in a predicable order. First, a complaint is filed and served. This kicks off the lawsuit and compels a defendant to file an […]

  • Classifying California Cannabis Workers
    by Griffen Thorne on May 17, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    California is one of the trickiest states in the U.S. for employers, and especially for cannabis employers. The numerous, byzantine requirements here simply don’t exist in many other states. […]