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Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) today introduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States (STATES) Act. While we have not seen the text yet, Sen. Warren has published a summary. The bill would amend th (More)
Authored by Robert Prince, Ph.D, https://www.duanemorris.com/attorneys/robertwprince.html On Thursday April 18, 2018, at 8:00AM-12:30PM EST, an FDA advisory panel will consider whether to recommend or not recommend approval of GW Pharmaceutical’ (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] In speaking at the Georgetown Law Center on March 10, 2018, AG Sessions said the following:  "We're not going to be able, even if we desire, to take over state (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] Another breakthrough for the cannabis space occurred on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, when Toronto-based Cronos Group Inc. began trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market (More)
A potentially groundbreaking federal lawsuit brought last summer was dismissed by New York judge Alvin Hellerstein today. The case, brought by five plaintiffs including two children, two veterans and former NFL player Marvin Washington, all of whom (More)
Patricia H. Heer wrote: SCOTUS Could Take Up 280E
There may be no greater thorn in the side of a cannabis producer, processor or retailer than section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code.  Section 280E prohibits businesses engaged in trafficking substances prohibited under the Controlled Substances (More)
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is accepting comments to help formulate the United States' position on the World Health Organization's recommendations on certain drug substances, including cannabis extracts and cannabidiol (CBD), in preparat (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignleft" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] Articles appearing this week in the LA Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer, among other recent articles, highlight the horrors of the opioid crisis and the need (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] On December 7, 2017, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolfe expanded the Commonwealth's Hemp Research Pilot Program to allow up to 100 licensed growers and more than 5, (More)
Former NFL star Marvin Washington and others yesterday filed a lawsuit in New York against the US Government and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The suit is seeking to declare the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), which makes cannabis illegal under fe (More)