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New Jersey’s top lawmakers have decided to let voters decide on legalization of cannabis during the 2020 presidential elections. The constitutional amendment introduced today, November 18, 2019, by Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Senator Ni (More)
[caption id="attachment_683" align="alignleft" width="125"] Michael S. Zullo[/caption] "Credit unions may provide the customary range of financial services for business accounts, including loans, to lawfully operating hemp related businesses withi (More)
At the end of last month, on July 23, 2019, the New York City Council passed two cannabis reform resolutions focused on issues facing parents. These were two resolutions out of ten that were first introduced on February 13, 2019. The first resolut (More)
By Jerome T. Levy and Lauren G. Perry [caption id="attachment_637" align="alignright" width="125"] Lauren G. Perry[/caption] [caption id="attachment_636" align="alignleft" width="125"] Jerome T. Levy[/caption] On June 17, 2019, the New York (More)
Some bad news for those waiting for New York to legalize adult-use cannabis. Legislation aimed at legalizing adult-use cannabis failed on Wednesday (June 19), as state leaders in New York could not agree on certain key components of the  proposed Ma (More)
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 (More)
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’ (More)
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 cen (More)
The New Jersey Senate voted 33-4 yesterday (Thursday) to advance a bill that is intended to increase medical marijuana sales and likely create new business opportunities in the state. Per Marijuana Business Daily, before the vote, the Senate amend (More)
Getting a patent for a cannabis product is no more difficult than getting a patent for any other kind of product. However, with a high number of cannabis patent applications being approved, it is likely that many will be challenged for invalidation i (More)