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Cannabis Takes the Capitol by Storm (Special Feature)

When cannabis was de facto outlawed in the United States in 1937 with the Marihuana Tax Act, reefer madness and racism were the primary...
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The Messy State of Cannabis Financial Regulation

Because state-legal cannabis businesses operate in violation of the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA), they face several significant challenges other legal businesses do not....
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THC, CBD, and the FDA: What to Expect at Federal and State Levels

With CBD (cannabidiol) becoming mainstream and federal cannabis legalization on the horizon, many are asking how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will regulate...

FDA, FTC Take Action on CBD-Infused Products Prior to Public Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Action by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the regulation of CBD-infused products seems imminent, after recent events may signal new developments...

SAFE Banking Act Advances to House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Financial Services Committee on March 28 passed H.R. 1595, the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019, or...
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Finding the Right Counsel: One Size Rarely Fits All

If you’re reading this, you most likely already have a lawyer, should be looking for one, or are experiencing a combination of the two....

2019: A Year of Trolling, Tipping Points, and Trump

The initial dust-up over author Alex Berenson’s Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence has subsided, but no one should...

Challenging and Enforcing Canna-Patents

With the continued growth and normalization of the cannabis industry, patent protection of cannabis innovations remains a key consideration for those working in the...
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LaCroix, Lawsuits, and Linalool: the Natural-Vs-Synthetic Terpene Debate

I’ve always been a vocal fan of LaCroix sparkling water. I drink so much of it my friends say I should own stock in...
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New Market Coming Online? Minn. Legislatures Introduce Cannabis Bills

MINNEAPOLIS- A new market for cannabis dispensaries, cultivators, and ancillary businesses could be opening up. Yesterday, bills were introduced in both chambers of the Minnesota legislature...