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  • The beat goes on: Vietnam’s new solar tariff documents add to the uncertainty
    A flurry of recent official communications on the new solar FiT regime have only added to uncertainty about the income stream for solar projects in Vietnam after June 2019. Following nearly two months of relative silence last draft proposed new FiTs were made public (read about them: here and here), ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris VietnamPublished on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019By Giles T. Cooper
  • Maine’s Top Court Rules Harvesting Seaweed Is Not “Fishing”
    by John M. Simpson. Animal rights enthusiasts have a knack for pushing the envelope in their various arguments that legal rights should be recognized for a wide variety of animal species.  For example, it was reported recently that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) tweeted in connection with World ... read more
    Posted to Animal Law DevelopmentsPublished on Friday, June 14th, 2019By John M. Simpson
  • How Will FDA Bring Order to the Wild West of Cannabis Regulations?
    By Frederick R. Ball and Carolyn A. Alenci, Duane Morris LLP The cannabis industry is the next frontier, growing rapidly and becoming one of the highest grossing industries in the country. The problem is, through no fault of its own, it is also the “wild west” of industries in many ways operating without ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Tuesday, June 11th, 2019By DuaneMorris3
  • Another State Passes Law to Protect Consumer Data
    States are taking online consumer protection into their own hands given a perceived lack of sufficient protection at the federal level. Maine now has jumped in. Indeed, Janet Mills, the Governor of Maine, just signed into law arguably one of the strongest privacy bills in the country. This law, called ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris TechLawPublished on Tuesday, June 11th, 2019By Eric J. Sinrod
  • NJ Assembly Delay Vote on Medical Cannabis Expansion – likely due to concern over potential Governor’s veto
    NJ Assembly leaders announced they would not be voting on the proposed expansion of medical cannabis licenses earlier today – 6-10-19. Instead, per NJ.com, legislators are going to attempt to work with Gov. Phil Murphy’s office on a plan that’s more amenable to him and the state Legislature, said Kevin ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Monday, June 10th, 2019By Brad A. Molotsky
  • Dog Bite Allegations Highlight Issues In DOT Rulemaking On Air Travel With Service Animals
    by John M. Simpson. An Alabama man recently filed a lawsuit in state court in Georgia against Delta Airlines, Inc., and another passenger, arising out of an alleged dog-biting incident that occurred on a Delta flight.  Jackson v. Delta Air Lines, Inc., et al., No. 19EV00278, Complaint (Fulton Cty., Ga. ... read more
    Posted to Animal Law DevelopmentsPublished on Friday, June 7th, 2019By John M. Simpson
  • HSUS Gets Mixed Result in D.C. FOIA Case
    by John M. Simpson. On June 3, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted in part and denied in part cross-motions for summary judgment in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) case that the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) had brought against the U.S ... read more
    Posted to Animal Law DevelopmentsPublished on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019By John M. Simpson
  • Samantha Haggerty Named to South Jersey Biz 20 Under 40 Young Professionals List
    Congratulations to Samantha Haggerty on being named to the South Jersey Biz 20 Under 40 Young Professionals List – 20 Young Minds that Are Changing the Way We Do Business. Samantha L. Haggerty practices in the areas of litigation and gaming law. Ms. Haggerty has represented gaming industry clients in ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019By DuaneMorris3
  • New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Program Set For Expansion
    Just days after the NJ Senate and Assembly close in on expansion of medical use Cannabis, the New Jersey Department of Health (“Department”) published notice of a Request of Applications (“RFA”) for an additional 108 alternative treatment center (“ATC”) permits which authorize holders to cultivate, manufacture, and/or dispense medicinal marijuana. ... read more
    Posted to Cannabis IndustryPublished on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019By Joseph M. Casole
  • New Hampshire Federal Judge Rules Wire Act Only Applies to Sports Betting – Now What?
    On June 3, 2019, Judge Paul Barbadoro for the District of New Hampshire concluded in a 63-page Memorandum Opinion that the purview of the Wire Act is limited to sports wagering.  The effect of the Court’s opinion, however, may be limited in states other than New Hampshire. After determining that ... read more
    Posted to Duane Morris Gaming LawPublished on Monday, June 3rd, 2019By Samantha L. Haggerty