John Shaeffer writes:

Light bulb symbol composed of cannabis, illustrating concept of cannabis-related patentsOn July 30, 2018, United Cannabis Corporation (“UCNN”) filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court in Colorado against Pure Hemp Collective Inc. (“Pure Hemp”) alleging that
Continue Reading Is the First Cannabis Patent Lawsuit at Risk of Failing Because It Covers a Product of Nature Only?

Jack Praetzellis writes:

Green California Vector IllustrationOn July 1, 2018, California’s Cannabis “transition period” ended for manufactured cannabis products (i.e., edibles).  All manufactured cannabis products must now meet California’s (very) specific labeling and
Continue Reading Time To Start Labeling Manufactured Cannabis Products (Edibles) In Compliance With California Regulations

Green California Vector IllustrationIn an Alert published Thursday, Fox partner Tracy Gallegos and associate Lynnel Reyes examined new emergency regulations recently proposed by the California Department of Public Health to allow Type 6,
Continue Reading In Boost for Cannabis Infusion Market, California Adds New Type-S License

Richard L. Holzworth writes:

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Despite Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana industry being in its infancy, more than 17,000 patients have registered
Continue Reading Healthcare Facility Policies in the Age of Medical Marijuana

On Fox’s Physician Law blog, associate Richard Holzworth recently outlined the requirements for physicians in Pennsylvania who wish to issue medical marijuana “certifications” to their patients under Act 16, the
Continue Reading A Pennsylvania Physician’s Guide to Navigating Medical Marijuana Registration

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order directing the New Jersey Department of Health and the Board of Medical Examiners to review the state’s existing medical marijuana program with a focus on ways to expand access to marijuana for medical purposes.
Continue Reading New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Signs Executive Order Expanding Access to Medical Marijuana

Jack Praetzellis writes:

Green California Vector IllustrationCalifornia law requires all contracts to have a “lawful object”.  Previously, this posed a problem for contracts involving cannabis since cannabis-related contracts are largely unlawful
Continue Reading California Revised its Contract Law to Protect Cannabis Contracts (Effective January 1, 2018)