Marijuana Contracts: The Trouble with Forms

By | Canna Law Blog™ | August 23, 2017
These days, you can find online a free legal form or template for just about any type of contract. It takes discernment, of course, to choose the best template for your purposes: the form should cover the substantive areas, to start, but it should also square with your jurisdiction, track any recent statutory amendments and apply the correct legal concepts to your situation. View Full Post
Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus

Oregon Medical Cannabusinesses: Choose Your Path.

By | Canna Law Blog™ | August 22, 2017
At the end of this month, the Oregon Health Authority (“OHA”) will issue a notice to all Oregon medical cannabusinesses about the new medical seed-to-sale tracking requirements that will come online no later than July 1, 2018. As we previously mentioned, in passing SB 1057 earlier this year, Oregon decided that expanding the current recreational seed-to-sale tracking program (METRC) to the medical program will help cut down on cannabis being diverted to illegal markets. View Full Post
Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus

Fox Rothschild’s Cannabis Law Practice Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

By | In The Weeds | August 22, 2017
Today, the Philadelphia Inquirer published an excellent piece about local law firms that have embraced the legal cannabis industry, despite some of the risks and uncertainty inherent in the business for both lawyers and entrepreneurs. The article explains how important lawyers are for emerging cannabis businesses, and showcases some of the firms on the forefront of Pennsylvania’s budding industry. View Full Post
Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus

Beware: Marijuana Businesses Targeted with Product Labeling Violation Letters

By | The Blunt Truth | August 22, 2017
Seyfarth Synopsis: Marijuana businesses must properly label their products if they contain chemicals that can cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive health problems.  Failure to do so will result in a civil penalty or civil lawsuit. Entrepreneurial Plaintiff’s attorneys have now set their sites on marijuana businesses.  View Full Post
Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus

CanEx Jamaica and International Cannabis

By | Canna Law Blog™ | August 20, 2017
On September 1st, I’ll be joining Hilary Bricken in Montego Bay for the CanEx Jamaica Business Conference and Expo. This two-day event features a conference on day one and a job expo on day two. Hilary will speak at the conference alongside cannabis entrepreneurs, doctors, and fellow cannabis industry leaders, including Montel Williams, an outspoken advocate for medical cannabis. View Full Post
Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus

Hey, DOJ: Look at Opioids, Not Cannabis

By | Canna Law Blog™ | August 18, 2017
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is worried about this country’s “historic drug epidemic and potentially long-term uptick in violent crime.” Because he is so worried, Sessions has spent the past month doing things like: (1) asking his old colleagues for funds to prosecute the War on Drugs, including medical marijuana; (2) writing state Governors with “serious questions” about their local cannabis programs (which letters the states have politely observed are misleading and inaccurate); and (3) disseminating bogus weed statistics far and wide. View Full Post
Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus

The 5 Worst Pieces of Cannabis Legal Advice We’ve Seen in California (from a Much Longer List)

By | Canna Law Blog™ | August 17, 2017
Since moving to Los Angeles, I have non-stop been reviewing the work of other “cannabis attorneys” from all over California that were working for their clients under Proposition 215, and I have to say that far too much of what I’ve seen has disturbed me when it comes to corporate formation, financing, and entity structures. View Full Post
Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus