Want to learn more about Pennsylvania medical marijuana laws? Join us on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 9AM -12PM (with lunch at Noon) as we take part in an informative CLE event hosted by the Dauphin County Bar Association Medical Marijuana Committee. For more information on topics and speakers, see below and don’t forget to register here by October 23,2018…
The number of Connecticut dispensary licenses soon will increase from nine to as many 19 following an expansion of the state’s medical cannabis regulations. The Department of Consumer Protection recently received applications from 73 marijuana businesses who are competing for the opportunity to win one of the new dispensary licenses. The Department of Consumer Protection has…
Growing Your Own CannabisEnergy Trust of Oregon provides licensed growers free of charge technical solutions and cash incentives for the installation of power-effective equipment at new and current develop facilities. Container gardens are usually a good choice for folks...
Harford County dispensary RISE Joppa is open for business in Maryland beginning April 27, 2018. The dispensary sells cannabidiol oil and other medical cannabis products to patients registered under Maryland medical marijuana law. RISE dispensaries are managed by Green Thumb Industries, a company licensed to cultivate, process, and dispense high quality products in multiple states.…
This blog post will discuss the “microbusiness” license available under California’s Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (the “Cannabis Act”). A microbusiness license is for operations that want to handle small batches of cannabis products from cultivation to retail. A detailed description of the information necessary to apply for a microbusiness license  can be found in…
Here it comes – the cryptocurrency exchanges are now under scrutiny.  Last year, regulators in the United States were firmly focused on the mechanics and fairness of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). By now it seems settled that ICOs need to comply with the federal securities laws. So now it is time for cryptocurrency exchanges to…
So it looks like the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is taking a hard look at cryptocurrency pump and dump schemes. And its offering awards to whistleblowers of 10 to 30 percent. That’s good, because manipulation has always been one of my chief concerns about crypto markets. Consider that market manipulation is generally illegal in…
Some of the cannabis industry’s biggest employers posted exciting job openings this week, including Pharmacannis and Cresco Labs in Illinois, Green Thumb Industries (GTI) in Pennsylvania, Trulieve in Florida, and Curalief in New Jersey. Pharmacannis hiring General Manager for dispensary in North Aurora, IL Pharmacannis is a prominent cannabis company that operates licensed facilities in…
It has been all the rage lately for blockchain startups to do a token airdrop instead of an initial coin offering (ICO). Now that the SEC has made clear that ICOs are securities offerings, everyone is trying to find a workaround. Why? Because crypto has democratized investment opportunity. The notion that ground floor investment opportunities should…
Now that marijuana is legal for recreational use in California, individuals and businesses can forget that marijuana is still illegal under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). And federal law trumps state law. Not only that, the Department of Justice may be enforcing federal law in California. Now, I’m not a criminal attorney, and you aren’t my…