Cannabis: In Focus

  • New York State Regulators Approve Final Adult-Use Regulations as Judge Bars New York State From Issuing New Cannabis Licenses
  • California Attorney General Partners With Cities To Address Illicit Cannabis Businesses
  • USDA Hemp Industry Updates

Continue Reading Cannabis Legal Report – Week of September 11, 2023

Cannabis: In Focus

  • DEA Announces New Guidance for Synthetic Cannabinoids
  • Oregon To Hold Landowners Responsible for Illegal Cannabis Grow Operations
  • States Provide State-Level Tax Relief to Cannabis Businesses
  • D.C. Superior Court Rules Cannabis Odor Constituted a Nuisance
  • New Suit Alleges Illicit Cannabis Operations Harm State-Legal Retailers

Continue Reading Cannabis Legal Report—Week of June 19, 2023

Cannabis: In Focus

  • SAFE Banking Gets a Senate Hearing
  • Representative Nancy Mace Is Promised a Hearing on her Descheduling Bill
  • CLAIM Act Reintroduced in Congress
  • Hawaii Federal Judge Says 11th Amendment Protects State’s Choice to Define Hemp
  • Maryland Governor Signs Cannabis Regulation Bill

Continue Reading Cannabis Legal Report—Week of May 8, 2023

Cannabis: In Focus

  • Attorney General Garland Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Ninth Circuit Affirms Ruling that California County May Deny Licenses to Cultivate Cannabis
  • Oklahoma Recreational Cannabis Measure Fails
  • Medical Cannabis Patient Sues Arkansas Company for Inflating THC Levels

Continue Reading Cannabis Legal Report—Week of March 20, 2023

Cannabis: In Focus

  • FDA Rejects Citizen Petitions, Declines To Regulate CBD as a Dietary Supplement
  • Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Cannabis Company’s RICO Claims
  • Tenth Circuit Holds that 2018 Farm Bill Doesn’t Create Private Cause of Action for Hemp Farmers
  • US Virgin Islands Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

Continue Reading Cannabis Legal Report—Week of January 30, 2023