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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)
In response to Executive Order No. 6, issued by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, the New Jersey Department of Health (the “Department”) reviewed certain elements of New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act and the implementation of (More)
In response to Executive Order No. 6, issued by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, the New Jersey Department of Health (the “Department”) reviewed certain elements of New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act and the implementation of (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)
Duane Morris partner Seth Goldberg will be one of the presenters at a National Association of Surety Bond Producers Virtual Seminar, "Seeing Green? A look at Marijuana Law and Surety Bonds," to be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 2:00 p. (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignleft" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] As the values of transactions in the cannabis industry grow, commercial litigation is certain to follow.  One reason for this is that lawyers may be more incline (More)
[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignleft" width="125"] Seth A. Goldberg[/caption] With the election of Phil Murphy as New Jersey Governor in 2017, the possibility of New Jersey becoming one of the next states to pass recreational marijuana leg (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)