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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)
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 development for New York, its Department of Health officially approved a regulation, first proposed in December, to allow people with “any severe debilitating pain that the practitioner determines degrades health and functional capabilit (More)
Just one week after the DEA and FDA reiterated the federal government's willingness to allow broader research into the health benefits of cannabis, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision barring the DOJ from using federal funds to pros (More)