Aaron John

Aaron’s practice centers on zealously representing clients through civil and administrative litigation, from the onset of disputes through judgment enforcement. Mr. John has represented individual and corporate clients in both state and federal courts after having been admitted to practice law in Washington, Missouri, Minnesota and Alabama

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Minnesota Social Equity Verification: Key Dates Start June 21

The Minnesota cannabis social equity initiative As Minnesota continues to develop its legal cannabis industry, the Minnesota Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) has taken significant steps to ensure that the process is inclusive and equitable. One of the most notable advancements in this area is the recent update to the social equity application and verification

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Minnesota Cannabis Producers Given the Greenlight After Being Momentarily in Limbo

Minnesota cannabis producers have raised concerns over the availability of products when the legal market finally opens. In response, the Minnesota legislature has acted quickly to allow an avenue for early cultivation providing key guidance for the forthcoming Minnesota legal cannabis market. Noting these concerns, industry participants have asked the Minnesota Office of Cannabis Management

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Navigating Cannabis Commercial Lease Agreements in Washington

Cannabis commercial lease agreements Signing a commercial lease can be an exciting step toward realizing operational goals in your Washington cannabis business. However, if a lease is not analyzed and completed correctly, the agreement can leave either the landlord or the tenant, or both, with additional headaches and liability. Understanding the nuances of the cannabis


Cannabis Just Got A Little Greener in Washington

Washington state took a big step in making the cannabis industry a little greener when the legislature passed SB 5376 which will allow the sale of cannabis waste and cut down on landfill waste. The bill was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee, with the help of sisters McKenzie and Avery, on Monday, March

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Washington State Eliminates Medical Cannabis Taxation

In November 2012, Washington voters approved the production, processing, and retail sales of recreational cannabis within Washington state under what is known as Initiative 502 (“I-502”). Washington state then provided a regulatory framework for how the legalization of recreational cannabis production, processing, and retail sales would be regulated under what would become the Washington State