The Canna Law Blog is a forum for discussing the practical aspects of cannabis law and its impacts on the cannabis industry. We provide insight into how cannabis businesspeople can use the law to their advantage and in plain language we tell you what works and what does not. We aim to help you strategize how to wield the law as both a shield and a sword.

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Harris Sliwoski LLP Welcomes Esteemed Litigation Team

We are pleased to announce the addition of an esteemed litigation team to the Oregon office. Matt Goldberg, Nicole Gossett-Roxbury, and Deb Fernando have joined our law firm from Lotus Law Group. They will continue to focus on high-stakes business and real estate litigation. Their clients include business owners and operators, investors, financial institutions, and

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FREE Webinar, June 26th: Can the California Cannabis Industry be Saved?

Register Here California’s cannabis market is broken. Taxes are too high, local control has proved disastrous, the illegal market is growing and regulations are too burdensome. There are not enough retain licenses and too many cultivation licensees. Over the past few years, the situation has become so dire that many licensees have exited the industry,

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Memorial Day — Honoring Those Who Served

Please join us in taking the day off to honor all who have served, so we can do things like have a Canna Law Blog and say whatever we want. We will be back tomorrow with our regular programs.

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How to Buy or Sell a Cannabis Business: The Webinar Replay

For anyone who wasn’t able to join us on April 17th, the video replay of our webinar titled “How to Buy or Sell a Cannabis Business” is now available on our website. You can view it here. The description of this webinar is also included directly below. Enjoy! ____ On Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at

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FREE Webinar: How to Buy or Sell a Cannabis Business | April 17th

Register Here On Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at 12:00 pacific time, Harris Sliwoski managing partner Vince Sliwoski (Portland), Harris Sliwoski partner Griffen Thorne (Los Angeles), and Andy Shelley of CannXperts will present a free webinar entitled “How to Buy or Sell a Cannabis Business.” Drawing on their extensive experience from representing businesses and entrepreneurs through

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Cannabis Loans and Investments | The Webinar Replay 

If you missed our February 2024 “Cannabis Loans and Investments” Webinar, we have published a full recording and transcript here. Harris Sliwoski partners Vince Sliwoski, Griffen Thorne, and Aaron Pelley focused on a constellation of important factors for both cannabis industry investors and businesses in 2024: What the increase in open state markets means for

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FREE Webinar Tomorrow: Cannabis Loans and Investments

Register Here Reminder! We are all set for our latest cannabis business webinar, tomorrow, February 28th, focused on “Cannabis Loans and Investments”. In 2024, a constellation of factors makes things very interesting for both cannabis industry investors and businesses: More states are open for business and investment than ever before In the macroeconomic environment, interest

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International Cannabis: Adams Lee, Vince Sliwoski on the Simply Trade Podcast

Two of our international cannabis lawyers, Vince Sliwoski (business) and Adams Lee (international trade), recently joined the Simply Trade podcast for a lively discussion on the international cannabis trade. You can hear that free-ranging, informative conversation at either of the following links: Apple Podcasts Spotify As explained in the Simply Trade show notes: This episode

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FREE Cannabis Loans and Investments Webinar: February 28th

Register Here Please join us for our latest cannabis business webinar, focused on “Cannabis Loans and Investments”. In 2024, a constellation of factors makes things very interesting for both cannabis industry investors and businesses: More states are open for business and investment than ever before In the macroeconomic environment, interest rates are high (especially compared