Sahan Journal reports, after discussion with the Minnesota Office of Cannabis Management, that the “preliminary rules are expected to be published at the end of 2024, followed by a 30-day public comment period. Then, the office expects to adopt the rules in spring 2025.” This is a much-extended timeline…Continue Reading Minnesota Regulatory Update
Minnesota has asked interested parties to give initial regulatory comments around cultivation, processing and manufacturing…Continue Reading Minnesota asks for Initial Comments
With more individuals and businesses entering the cannabis sector, there has been an increased interest…Continue Reading Primer on Cannabis Trademark Law and How Rescheduling Could Change the State of the Law
On Friday, May 19, 2023, Minnesota’s Senate approved the negotiated and final version of Minnesota’s new adult-use cannabis regime.
Here is the full bill: HF 100 12th Engrossment – 93rd…Continue Reading Minnesota Legislature Approves Adult-Use Cannabis Regime; Governor says he will sign
Late Tuesday night, on May 16, 2023, a House-Senate conference committee issued its approval and published an updated version of the Minnesota Adult-Use Recreational Cannabis Bill. A final vote on…Continue Reading Minnesota Recreational Cannabis Bill Passes Conference Committee; Final Approval Likely Imminent
Yesterday, April 28, the Minnesota Senate passed H.F. 100, the Minnesota House bill establishing an adult-use recreational cannabis regime, but with several amendments. The Minnesota Senate and House will…Continue Reading Minnesota Senate Passes Adult-Use Recreational Cannabis Bill
In re The Hacienda Company, LLC – a Flicker of Hope for Distressed Cannabis Companies: Can Non-Operating Cannabis Companies Liquidate in Bankruptcy?
Until recently, the bankruptcy courts have generally been unavailable for insolvent cannabis companies to liquidate or reorganize. The Office of the United States Trustee (the “UST”) has a mandate from…Continue Reading In re The Hacienda Company, LLC – a Flicker of Hope for Distressed Cannabis Companies: Can Non-Operating Cannabis Companies Liquidate in Bankruptcy?
A cannabis retailer, and those who collect debt on their behalf, may not be governed by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), but they probably should act like it. …Continue Reading Debt Collection Compliance Considerations for Cannabis Retailers
Barstow, California, is located in San Bernadino County in Southern California’s Mojave Desert. The city is known for being home to the Fort Irwin National Training Center and the Marine…Continue Reading Are Cannabis “Super Centers” a Cure for the Wheezing American Mall?
Minnesota’s recreational adult-use cannabis bill, HF100 in the House and its companion SF 73 in the Senate, have now been approved in nine house and six senate committees respectively. Among…Continue Reading Minnesota Adult-Use Cannabis Bill Moves Through Committees as New Local Government Powers Added
Today, January 5, 2023, the Minnesota House of Representatives introduced its newest bill proposing the legalization of adult use cannabis in the State of Minnesota. As discussed in my blog…Continue Reading Minnesota Legislature Introduces Bill Proposing Legalization of Adult-Use Cannabis
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