The Canna Law Blog

  • A Bipartisan Bill Would Regulate Hemp CBD as a...
    by Nathalie Bougenies on September 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Last week, Oregon Representative Kurt Schrader (D) and Virginia Representative Morgan Griffith (R) introduced The Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2020 […]

  • Cannabis Fundraising: Seven Key Takeaways from...
    by Jonathan Bench on September 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Recently the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted final amendments to expand the definition of an accredited investor, something that has not happened in nearly 40 years. […]

  • The 2018 Farm Bill Does Not Support the DEA...
    by Griffen Thorne on September 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Until a few weeks ago, everyone in the hemp world thought the next big development would come from the federal Food and Drug Administration (after all, the FDA recently submitted proposed guidance to […]

  • Martha Stewart Joins the Growing List of...
    by Alison Malsbury on September 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Perhaps the most exciting announcement in the world of celebrity cannabis companies came last week with the announcement of Martha Stewart’s new line of hemp-derived CBD products, which include […]

  • Consumer Privacy, California Cannabis and CCPA...
    by Griffen Thorne on September 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) took effect at the beginning of the year. CCPA is a massive privacy law similar in scope to the European Union’s infamous General Data Protection […]

  • Malbec and Medical Cannabis: Have Them Both in...
    by Fred Rocafort on September 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Recently, in Cannabis is Coming! The Latest on Colombia and Mexico, we wrote about legislative initiatives regarding cannabis in two of Latin America’s most important economies. Today we turn […]

  • The California Fires and Cannabis
    by Griffen Thorne on September 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Yesterday, my Harris Bricken colleague Vince Sliwoski wrote a post entitled, “The Oregon Fires and Cannabis“. Given how fires have been ravaging California for the past few weeks, I […]

  • The Oregon Fires and Cannabis
    by Vince Sliwoski on September 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Wildfires are ravaging Oregon, Washington and California. They are truly terrible. Here in Oregon, a full 500,000 residents have been evacuated as I write this blog post on the evening of September […]

  • ICYMI: Here Comes California-Certified...
    by Hilary Bricken on September 10, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Due to the federal illegality of cannabis, cannabis businesses don’t receive normal treatment from the federal government (with maybe one or two exceptions, like the NLRB and the 2014 FinCEN […]

  • Hemp-CBD: USDA Reopens Commenting for 30 Days on...
    by Jesse Mondry on September 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Everyone in the hemp industry knows that last fall the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) released its interim hemp rules governing the production of hemp. Our hemp-CBD attorneys […]

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