What Lies Ahead for Legal and Legislative Developments in 2019

Cannabis laws moved forward in a herky-jerky fashion during 2018. The year started with California’s recreational market kicking off just as now-former U.S. Attorney...

9 Cannabis Industry Predictions for 2019

As we enter 2019, it’s time to share my annual predictions for what the coming year has in store for the cannabis industry and...

Cannabis Brands Go Hollywood for Celebrity Events

HOLLYWOOD, Calif–With the 2019 awards season underway, cannabis branding is coming down the red carpet alongside mainstream luxury and entertainment brands, basking in the...

California, Michigan, Crack Down on Unlicensed Cannabis Retailers

SACRAMENTO–The deadline for unlicensed cannabis dispensaries, collectives, and co-ops to come into licensing compliance in California was January 9, and leaves hundreds of the...



AG Nominee Barr Will Not ‘Go After’ Legal Cannabis States

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In testimony today before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his nomination hearing to become Attorney General of the United States, William...
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‘Tell Your Children’ Author Makes Anti-Cannabis Case on ‘Smerconish’

LOS ANGELES – Alex Berenson, a former New York Times reporter, fiction writer, and author of the just-released nonfiction book, Tell Your Children: The...
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Oregon Could Make History With Cannabis Export Regulations

SALEM, Ore.- Oregon officials are considering a bill that would drastically change how cannabis businesses operate and could establish a historic new direction for the...
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CBD Producer Who Received Letter From Federal Officials Gets More Bad News

Last week we reported on Chris Martin, co-owner of Hempful Farms. His situation has caught some off guard, including Martin himself, as many thought...
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2019: The Year of the Corporate Cannabis Lawsuit?

LOS ANGELES – Cannabis 2019 appears to be picking up where 2018 left off, with lawsuits filed by investors or former employees against firms...