Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Coronavirus and Cannabis Dealmaking – Harris Bricken

Nobody could have predicted the situation that the cannabis industry now finds itself in. Just a few months ago, it looked like there were...

Poll: Americans Want Medical Cannabis Dispensaries to stay open as ‘Essential...

A majority of Americans believe that medical cannabis dispensaries should be kept open as “essential services” amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new...

Marijuana Legalization Could Get A Boost Post Coronavirus – The Fresh...

American citizens are living in the darkest days of our lifetime. Not only is there a real threat of being swallowed up by some...

European CBD Sales: Securing a Novel Food Authorization – Harris Bricken

Last year, the European Union reclassified extracts of Cannabis sativa L. and derived products containing cannabinoids, including CBD, as a “Novel Food” under the...

New Data: Feds Prosecuted Fewer Cannabis Cases in 2019 as more...

Federal prosecutions for marijuana trafficking declined again in 2019, and drug possession cases overall saw an even more dramatic decline, according to a new...

How The Coronaviurs Has Negatively Impacted Marijuana Legalization – The Fresh...

If you want to fully understand how the coronavirus has impacted marijuana legalization, look at New York. Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed adult-use marijuana would...

Cannabis and Coronavirus: When is Contract Performance “Impossible” and Excused? –...

Last week, Vince Sliwoski wrote a post titled “Cannabis and Coronavirus: What Your Business Should Do Right Now” offering some high-level thoughts on how...

Marijuana Businesses Are Ineligible For Coronavirus Disaster Relief, Federal Agency Confirms

The federal Small Business Administration (SBA) reiterated on Monday that marijuana companies are not eligible for disaster relief loans to lessen the blow of...

California Cannabis Businesses Are “Essential” and Can Operate During the Coronavirus...

We were pushing hard for this. On March 21, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control sent the following email notifying cannabis licensees that they...

New York Governor Says State Will Still Pursue Marijuana Legalization Despite...

The governor of New York said on Monday that he expects lawmakers to push ahead with plans to legalize marijuana even as the state...

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