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3 Stocks Benefiting From The Cannabis Boom, Even Though They Never...

Cannabis Expanding Our certification plan holds farmers, processors, wholesalers, and retailers accountable to the highest organic standards in the industry. When expanding cannabis outdoors, you practically...

Determining and Disclosing your Cannabusiness’ “Managerial Employees”

After obtaining a cannabis business license, maintaining a stellar track record of compliance with the laws and rules is essential​ to your company’s continued success. To achieve this goal, your company must know all applicable regulatory requirements. This is to ensure that the business stays above board and does not incur fines, sanctions, or worse…

The Cannabis Regulatory Agency (MRA) retains its to start with community...

The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) held its first public meeting on Thursday, June 13, 2019.  The meeting took place at the Williams Building, 525 West Ottawa Street, Lansing, Michigan in the First Floor Auditorium at 9:30 A.M. The MRA is required to hold at least four public meetings each calendar year for the purpose of…

Nevada bans employers from refusing to seek the services of people...

(Posted on CNN) Starting in 2020, Nevada employers cannot refuse to hire a job applicant for failing a marijuana screening test, making it the first state to pass such a law. “It is unlawful for any employer in this State to fail or refuse to hire a prospective employee because the prospective employee submitted to…

Industrial Hemp Crisis Rules on Sampling, Tests & Destruction Accepted by...

On June 10, 2019 the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the emergency regulations pertaining to industrial hemp sampling, laboratory testing, and destruction that were submitted by the California Department of Food & Agriculture (CDFA). Specifically, these emergency regulations are now codified in Sections 4940, 4941, 4942, 4943, 4944, 4945, 4946, 4950 & 4950.1 of…

Federal Trademark Registrations for Hemp-derived CBD Models Subsequent The 2018 Farm...

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has long refused to register trademarks and service marks for goods and/or services that violated federal law, regardless of the legality of the activities under state law. (See generally Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP) §907.) As many cannabis and hemp brands know, this restriction made securing…

Looking Further than the Paperwork: Company Governance Practices

Operating agreements​, ​bylaws​, corporate books and meeting minutes. These are the basic documents when people think of “corporate governance.” After all, they define the structure of the company and how the business governs itself. However, in today’s economy, corporate governance needs to extend beyond just the documents. Corporate governance is not just ​how y​our board…