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The Cannabis Industry Now Supports Over 440,000 Full-Time Jobs

As the 2024 elections draw near, the economic impact of cannabis legalization is set to become a prominent topic in political discourse. With billions in total sales and millions in tax revenue, the economic benefits of legal cannabis are clear. However, beyond the monetary gains, there is a crucial aspect that must not be overlooked:

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BREAKING NEWS: DEA Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Move Marijuana to Schedule III

Today is another historic day in the history of cannabis control and regulation. In a much anticipated announcement, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to reschedule marijuana, from Controlled Substances Act (CSA) schedule I to schedule III (the “Proposed Rule”). We have covered the implications of a schedule III placement

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Germany Legalizes Recreational Cannabis

Germany has legalized recreational cannabis Germany’s new laws legalize possession by adults of up to 25 grams (around 1 ounce) of cannabis for recreational use. It also allows for adults to grow up to three plants. Use is prohibited within 100 meters of the entrance to a playground or school. This part of the legislation

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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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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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California Awards $12 Million In Local Cannabis Equity Grants To Repair Drug War Harms

California’s path to cannabis social equity: from arrests to advocacy Data from the California Department of Justice reveals that nearly half a million individuals were arrested on cannabis charges in the state between 2006 and 2015. Even after Governor Schwarzenegger authorized a statewide decriminalization program in 2010, thousands continued to face serious misdemeanor charges related

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Why Falling THC Test Results Matter

The fluctuating levels of reported THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in cannabis products have sparked discussions and concerns within the industry. Contrary to popular belief, the decline in tested THC levels does not necessarily indicate a decrease in potency. We examine the reasons behind this phenomenon, exploring how changes in testing protocols, sample selection, and laboratory practices contribute


Yesterday’s Marijuana Rescheduling News, Explained

Yesterday, some big news dropped that the cannabis industry has anticipated since last summer. I take issue with some of the headlines, so here’s mine: “DEA Reportedly Agrees to Initiate Proposed Rulemaking to Reschedule Marijuana…”. Clearly, I’m a lawyer and not a reporter, but the “Reportedly” and “Initiate Proposed Rulemaking” are key considerations here at

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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

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Arizona Cannabis Sales Go Beyond $1.4 Billion

Arizona’s record-breaking cannabis market In the landscape of booming and busting cannabis markets, Arizona emerges as a standout success story. A naturally beautiful state that attracts a sizeable group of tourists every year, Arizona skyrocketed past $1 billion in total cannabis sales for 2023. Unlike its northern neighbor of Nevada, Arizona has exceeded $1 billion