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Blunt Legal Talk: Is Jeff Sessions Going to Kill Cannabis?
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2018

Short answer: no. Before the longer answer, let me welcome you to the first installment of “Blunt Legal Talk,” my to-be-regular column for Honeysuckle

LGBTQ Rights Making News and Making Law In Recent Weeks
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2018

In the past two weeks, we saw two major decisions in the area of LGBTQ rights in the workplace. First, the Second Circuit in New York held that Title

Opioid Crisis
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2018

In February of 2018, the House Energy and Commerce Committee announced that it was initiating a legislative push intended to combat the opioid crisis

What Is the Significance of the DOJ's Change in Marijuana Enforcement Policies?
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently announced a shift in its policies for enforcing federal marijuana laws in states where marijuana has

Bank On It: States Taking a Proactive Approach to Cannabis Banking
  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2018

When it comes to the cannabis industry, banks and other financial institutions can find themselves in a particularly murky legal waters (see Banking

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic: New DOJ Prescription Interdiction & Litigation Task Force To Target Drug Manufacturers & Distributors
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2018

On February 27, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the launch of the Prescription Interdiction & Litigation Task Force (PIL Task Force

Circuit Split on Sexual Orientation Discrimination Continues With New Second Circuit Opinion
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2018

On February 26, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit joined the Seventh Circuit in holding that sexual orientation discrimination is

Federal Victory For LGBT Rights
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2018

This week the LGBT community and its supporters won an important case in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. In Zarda v. Altitude Express, the Court

New DOJ Policy Restricts FDA Authority to Take Enforcement Action Based on Guidance Documents
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2018

On January 25, 2018, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced a new policy that bars DOJ from using its enforcement authority to

New DOJ policy on guidance documents may affect environment enforcement cases
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2018

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently issued a new policy in order to prohibit the department from using its civil enforcement authority to compel compliance with agency guidance documents