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Don’t Declare Victory Yet Over RICO Suits Against Cannabis Companies And Co-Conspirators Says Lawyer In MRR Published Article

Don’t Declare Victory Yet Over RICO Suits Against Cannabis Companies And Co-Conspirators Says Lawyer In MRR Published Article

Reported in Marijuana Retail Report and authored by Kara Thorvaldsen a partner in the Boston office of national law firm Wilson Elser. Thorvaldsen writes, "the media narrative seems to have missed the point of this case. Even though a Colorado jury sided with the marijuana business, the court’s instruction that the business constituted a criminal enterprise for purposes of the RICO statute, as a matter of law, shows that RICO liability remains a very real concern, even for state-legal businesses."

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The High Lights of California Cannabis Regulation July 2018

The Medical and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA” ), which became effective January 1, 2018, is the governing law for both medical and adult use of cannabis in California. The rules are complex. Cannabis businesses seeking to do business in California should consult with an attorney prior to engaging in any project to ensure full understanding of the most up-to-date rules.

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Medical Marijuana Labeling Requirements

Medical Marijuana Labeling Requirements

Medical marijuana has been legalized in more than half of the states in the U.S. It is used for easing the symptoms of pain, nausea and vomiting, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and epilepsy. Although the number of people that advocate legalization of marijuana for medical purposes is on the rise, not all states in the U.S. have said “yes” to the legalization.

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Cannabis Cooperative Associations Intro

Cannabis Cooperative Associations Intro

Cannabis Cooperative Associations Intro marks our effort to introduce our clients and friends in the cannabis industry in California to a newly created form of business entity. CCA's are an excellent vehicle for small, craft-oriented California cannabis cultivators [CalCannabis Cultivation Type 1A, 1B, 2A or 2B] to increase their operating efficiency and lower the cost of doing business.

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Bye Bye Jeff, Sadder Goodbye To Dana Rohrabacher, CA & Tax & CA Midterms Outcomes

Bye Bye Jeff, Sadder Goodbye To Dana Rohrabacher, CA & Tax & CA Midterms Outcomes

Ding dong, the witch is dead, the mean old Jeff Sessions is gone!!! Xmas came early.  Do you think it's the name, as Republican Pete Sessions of Texas, the chairman of the House Rules Committee, declared cannabis enemy, just lost to Democratic challenger Colin Allred. Allred was no friend to either of the Sessions!  Election time in America, more of a frightening affair of how this country thinks and where those particular thoughts are domiciled.

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Newsweek Article Highlights Asia’s Rising Interest In Regulated Medical Cannabis

Newsweek Article Highlights Asia’s Rising Interest In Regulated Medical Cannabis

“You see countries like India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan also becoming interested in looking at medical cannabis in part because they see how much money the rest of the world’s companies and countries are getting out of it,” Martin Jelsma, director of the drug policy program at Transnational Institute, an Amsterdam-based think tank, told South China Morning Post. “Of course it’s more difficult to monitor China – [but there may be] interest in medical cannabis as they already have a huge hemp industry.”

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Facebook & Cannabis

Facebook & Cannabis

We'll admit we're clueless as to what they mean by anything, never mind cannabis. Cannabis Business Times bravely takes on the mish mash muddle of information that is Facebook and cannabis and tries to make sense of it. At least they've tried to work their way through the obfuscation!

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Pennsylvania and New Jersey Cannabis: Hemp Gummies

Pennsylvania and New Jersey Cannabis: Hemp Gummies

But of course, the “hemp oil” or cannabidiol (CBD) remains illegal under state law. Even if the CBD is locally sourced and sold through a licensed dispensary, edibles are not legal in Pennsylvania. Edibles are presently restricted to underage patients New Jersey. Moreover, Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act (MMA) strictly prohibits advertising or packaging that appeal to children. Candy-shaped CBD probably runs afoul of the spirit of the MMA. 

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New Jersey and New York Continue March towards Legalization

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says the legalization of recreational cannabis is coming “sooner rather than later.” His remarks came during a Facebook Live town hall meeting on October 1st. Murphy went on to say the legislature could vote on recreational cannabis within the next few weeks.

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Conversations In Cannabis 2 : Kenny Feigeles, founder SoulStringReport.com

Conversations In Cannabis 2 : Kenny Feigeles, founder SoulStringReport.com

Today’s Cannabis market has attracted entrepreneurs from all walks of life which is a benefit to the astounding growth we see at every level, but many may lack the expertise to properly convey their vision, or the know-how to market their idea. For many, this may begin with an investment deck. Kenny Feigeles, himself an investor, created a consultancy and a website soulstringreport.com where he and his team cover the markets. Most recently, Cannabis has been of keen interest to his work.

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