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Interstate Cannabis Agreements in California

USA - August 9 2022 I get asked a lot of questions about what California cannabis licensees can and cannot do under the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and…

Deceptive Matter and Canna Brands

USA - August 8 2022 Deceptive matter is yet another pitfall faced by canna brands as they take steps to protect their intellectual property. According to the U.S…

New York CAURD Locations: The Update

USA - August 7 2022 We recently got on our soap box about the importance of hiring a New York cannabis attorney. The catalyst for that post was the question of whether…

New York CAURD: License Application Scoring - Part 1

USA - August 6 2022 We’ve been writing about eligibility criteria for licensure for the New York Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (“CAURD”) (here and here). In…

President Biden on Brittney Griner’s Sentence

Russia, USA - August 5 2022 On August 4, 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden published a formal statement concerning the sentencing of U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner. Griner…

Five Cannabis Corporate Governance Mistakes

USA - August 4 2022 Many folks in the cannabis industry - especially legacy operators - have little to no experience with corporate governance. I don’t mean to say that…

Cannabis Trademark Litigation: Wrigley Wins

USA - August 3 2022 A final judgment recently rendered in WM. Wrigley Jr. Company v. Roberto Conde, et al., is nothing short of a cautionary tale and a powerful reminder…

Oregon Cannabis: OLCC is Talking Tough

USA - August 2 2022 Listen up friends. The Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) plans to drop the hammer on bad actors in the regulated Oregon market. Or so the…

Cannabis Litigation: What is “Alter Ego” liability?

USA - July 30 2022 When going into business—whether cannabis or otherwise— the first step is to create a business entity. (This seems obvious but still eludes many in…

Hire A New York Cannabis Attorney

USA - July 29 2022 If you are applying for an adult-use cannabis license in New York, please please please hire a New York cannabis attorney. It doesn't have to be be…