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As more and more politicians of all stripes move towards support of federal legalization of cannabis, two senior Republicans have joined the advisory board of a major cannabis company.  According to The Hill, the former Speaker of the House John Boe (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)
An Israeli peer-reviewed study, just published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine, reports that pain and nausea of cancer patients can be lessened through the use of medical cannabis. The study included thousands of cancer patients using me (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)
Several weeks ago, scientists at King's College London announced exciting preliminary study results involving mental illness and CBD derived from cannabis. The trial involved 88 patients diagnosed as psychotic, meaning they experience hallucinations, (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)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo yesterday signed a bill into law permitting those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to access legal medical cannabis. It was particularly symbolic that the bill was signed on Veterans’ Day, since many b (More)
David N. Feldman wrote: Cannabis Deal Sizes "Growing"
Two big announcements this week on the finance side of the emerging global cannabis industry. First, yesterday’s word that the giant alcohol company, Constellation Brands, the maker of Corona Beer among others, is acquiring a stake in Canada’s Ca (More)
Seth A. Goldberg wrote: Insuring Cannabis Businesses
As I note in the linked article, insurers only stand to gain, and in big ways, from underwriting cannabis businesses. Growers, processors, dispensaries and ancillary businesses need a full range of coverage, and are ready to obtain it! Just as in any (More)