The state of Maine is looking to crack down on its medical marijuana caregivers. On Nov. 8, 2017, the state Department of Health and Human Services issued new rules governing medical marijuana caregivers and their patients.
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Olympic snowboarder Ross Rebagliati wants to visit the United States to promote Ross’ Gold, his Canadian cannabis brand; however, with Rebagliati having admitted past marijuana use, U.S. Border Agents have used a border policy to prevent him from entering the country.
On Nov. 21, 2016, Kaya Holdings (OTCQB:KAYS), whose subsidiary Kaya Shack opened its first cannabis dispensary in Portland, Oregon, in 2014, announced that it had filed its third quarterly report of 2016, reporting a 700% year-over-year revenue increase.
The Internet is buzzing with claims that the DEA is planning to reschedule marijuana on August 1. But, unfortunately for the cannabis community, those claims are most likely not true.
On Nov. 24, 2015, Denver officials narrowly avoided renewing a blanket two-year moratorium on new recreational marijuana businesses in Denver and a full ban on new medical licenses.
Amanda Ostrowitz, attorney, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of CannaRegs Ltd, winner of last fall’s Marijuana Tech Startup Competition, has announced that it will launch its web-accessible database of medical, retail and hemp regulations in late May 2015.
The Illinois State Bar Association has issued a Professional Conduct Advisory Opinion concluding that Illinois lawyers who counsel medical cannabis industry businesses can do so without running afoul of ethics rules.
Although everyone has different tastes and preferences, almost no one in this world likes taxes. Even though taxes provide clean air, clear water and safe roads, no one wants to chip in when the bill comes due.
Budding entrepreneurs of all strains need two kinds of advisers: an accountant and an attorney. Leaving accounting aside for the moment, let us focus on what to look for in a marijuana business attorney, given the friction between federal and state law where marijuana businesses are legal and regulated.