In a word, yes. A lawsuit recently filed in Jackson County, Oregon by a tenant alleges that his landlord has wrongfully evicted him from a warehouse containing 36,000 pounds of hemp, which the plaintiff alleges will be worth $1.5 million when processed, and 500 pounds of trimmed flower with a market value of $175,000. (Marks […]
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Resolutions on cannabis, election financing, transit, mental health and addiction were endorsed at the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention. Municipal governments are once again appealing to the B.C. government for a share of the cannabis excise tax…
Cannabis plants aren’t people, so why use an HVAC system designed for human comfort for your grow?
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The U.S. cannabis industry attracts all kinds of entrepreneurs and investors. That has been true since Colorado and Washington legalized cannabis for adults 21 and up back in 2012, and since other states began creating comprehensive licensing regimes. The ever-emerging nature of the industry and its state-by-state quilt of regulations creates all kinds of business […]
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It’s good news for consumers. Stores are expected to open in May 2022.
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Towards the end of 2019, it seemed that cannabis investments had all but dried up. Today, our cannabis lawyers are seeing a huge uptick in investment transactions of all kinds in cannabis and hemp businesses. With investments on the rise again, we plan to do more posts on various legal aspects of cannabis investments. At […]
Dosing the perfect amount of THC can be a trying process. How do you get the perfect buzz to manage your knee pain? How do you find the best high for a post-work unwind? Like with any medicine, there are variables that affect the treatment’s results &#…
New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says an update on the future of Cannabis NB will be coming soon. “An update on the Cannabis NB RFP process will be available after the new government is sworn in,” Higgs said in a statement on Tuesday. Higgs likely me…
A few weeks back, the Cannabis Law Institute invited me to discuss contract drafting for cannabis deals. A focal point for the panel was whether courts are willing to enforce cannabis contracts. The last time I had really looked at that issue was early 2019, when I wrote: Cannabis Dispute? Courts are Open. As the […]
Two years since recreational use of marijuana was legalized across the country, Manitoba’s cannabis authority is exploring the possibility of providing licensing to allow businesses like restaurants and spas to offer cannabis products. The Liquor, Gami…
High-end cannabis has made its way to Jamaica’s west coast, although that’s not new news to anyone familiar with the destination. Hedonism II, the iconic adults-only playground — a clothing-optional, lifestyle-friendly, party-hardy resort in Negril –…
The 2018 Farm Bill opened up hemp farming in the US, but when an entire crop tests over 0.3% THC it’s considered illegal.
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During one of my recent sessions perusing current news related to cannabis legal issues, I came across a press release that I think warrants a bit of discussion. I’m always wary of self-promoting press releases, but they can provide some good entertainment and, in this case, blog fodder. The particular press release that will provide […]
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Cannabis may be illegal in Hong Kong, but a new cafe is offering a range of food and drinks that contain parts of the cannabis plant without breaking any local laws. The cafe, named Found, is the city’s first to offer a range of coffees, biscuits, beer…
Cannabis Securities Litigation: Alleged Failure to Disclose Material Information Leads to Federal Lawsuit
Keeping up with the multitude of (shifting) state and municipal cannabis regulations is a daunting task for any multi-state cannabis operator. One well-known tool for doing so has been CannaRegs, which offers a web-based subscription service to aggregate and organize cannabis rules, regulations, and legislation. In January 2020, CannaRegs was acquired by Fyllo, “a digital […]
For some reason, many cannabis businesses believe that because they’re already violating the federal Controlled Substances Act, they’re free to violate other existing federal laws. This of course is not the case, and never has been. Even though cannabis businesses can’t get legitimate recognition or fair treatment from the Department of Justice or the Drug […]
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a nearly double-digit increase in cannabis consumption among users as well as a “massive, lasting uptick” in those turning to cannabis delivery services to deal with sleep issues and rising anxie…