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[caption id="attachment_37" align="alignnone" 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)
[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)
New Jersey is almost certain to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use within a year, and that’s sure to have major repercussions on Pennsylvania’s nascent medical cannabis industry. The Inquirer spoke with two Duane Morris LLP lawyers (More)
Exciting times in Pennsylvania!! After (i) medical marijuana was legalized in PA in April 2016, (ii) the PA government received more than 900 applications for permits to grow, process and/or dispense in March 2017, and (iii) 12 permits were award (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)
Seth A. Goldberg wrote: Valuing a Medical Marijuana Grow
The medical marijuana market in Pennsylvania does not go live until, at the earliest, January 2018. However, the applicants for permits were required to develop business plans based on pro forma projections without having any "actual" information abo (More)
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)
While the Trump Administration's antitrust policy is still developing, and most believe it will provide for less enforcement than antitrust policy under the Obama Administration, the Federal Trade Commission announced on Friday, March 31, that it ha (More)