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Attend any of the conferences or trade shows springing up in the emerging legalized recreational and medical marijuana space, and one thing you’ll notice is an absence of racial diversity.  Why? There are a number of possible explanations (More)
To assert a federal antitrust claim, a plaintiff must have standing under Article III of the U.S. Constitution and must also have suffered an injury of the type the antitrust laws were intended to prevent and that flows from that which makes defe (More)
A fascinating article in Wikipedia scours the globe to see which countries have taken action to legalize or decriminalize the use of cannabis. While we focus heavily on the dramatic trend here in the US, with 29 states and the District of Columbi (More)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation this past Friday to implement the legalization of medical marijuana there. Over 70% of Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment last fall setting up the new regime. Scott, a Republican, opposed the (More)
A bipartisan group in Congress last week reintroduced the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act to the legislature. The bill, originally introduced in 2015 in much broader form, would, among other things, amend th (More)
In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Sessions dated June 15, 2017, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf strenuously objected to the possibility of the federal government attempting to curtail Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program, which is scheduled (More)
In a major positive step for the cannabis industry, the New York Stock Exchange last month listed a new real estate investment trust called Innovative Industrial Properties (NYSE:IIPR), the first cannabis company to be listed on a US national excha (More)