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With the rapid spread of marijuana legalization in the US, lawyers are discovering that the tangled web of regulations guiding the rapidly growing industry is a boon for business. … There are several key reasons lawyers are attract (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] Update: The Senate passed this bill on December 11, 2018; the House of Representatives passed it on December 12, 2018. It was signed into law on December 20, 201 (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] Altria announced today its $1.8 billion investment in Cronos Group, a Canadian cannabis grower, processor and dispensary, and the first pure cannabis p (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] The Controlled Substances Act defines “marijuana” as:  all parts of the plant Cannabis sativa L., whether growing or not; the seeds thereof; the resin extra (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] Just weeks after Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo) introduced bi-partisan legislation to make marijuana lawful under a state's mariju (More)
On the White House lawn this morning, getting ready to leave for the G-7 summit in Canada, Pres. Trump made positive comments about the cannabis bill introduced yesterday by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). The STATES Act would a (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] On Wednesday, an article I wrote describing the public safety concerns that result from the lack of banking in the cannabis industry due to the federal prohibit (More)
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)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] I have previously written about the public safety concerns resulting from the lack of banking in the cannabis industry.  As I noted in that article, the elimina (More)
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has officially joined a rapidly growing number of US legislators calling for the federal decriminalization of cannabis. Last Friday, he tweeted: "THREAD: It's official. Today, I am formally announcing my plan to (More)