Last week, I posted an update regarding the Department of Health’s release of Draft Temporary Regulations for Physicians. Over at Fox’s Physician Law Blog, my colleague Ed Cyran took a more in-depth look at what the Regulations may mean for physicians who register under Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program. See Ed’s analysis here.

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Amendment 2 passed back in November 2016, but the Florida Legislature is moving slowly to implement the necessary regulations for medical marijuana to get to the marketplace.   See my posts here and here regarding Florida’s two leading proposals.

In the meantime, the Florida fraudsters and scammers have swooped in to fill the void.  The Florida

Cannabis business owners in California should take note if they are unaware that Proposition 65 applies to them.  Among other requirements, Proposition 65 (aka the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986) requires that businesses refrain from knowingly and intentionally exposing individuals to any of the chemicals contained on a state-published list of

Illuminated neon drive thru sign.
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The first known legal drive-thru marijuana retail store in Colorado chose the date of 4/20 to open in Parachute, a town of approximately 1,100 located 40 miles west of Glenwood Springs along Interstate 70.

While customers will enjoy the novelty and simplicity of

Marijuana growing indoors
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When the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (the “Act”) was passed last November, the Act gave priority to wholesale liquor distributors with respect to applications for marijuana distribution licenses. That is, the Act provides that for a period of eighteen months after applications

Last month, I posted about one Florida House proposal to implement Amendment 2 (which legalized medical marijuana).

Thereafter, several other bills have been put forward and one in the House, HB 1397, has now passed the House Health Quality Subcommittee.  HB 1397, written by House Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues, is quite restrictive.  Specifically it

In November 2016, Florida voters overwhelmingly approved, with more than 70% voting yes, expanded medical marijuana by passing Amendment 2.

Now comes the tough work of implementing Amendment 2.  One bill, Florida Senate Bill 614, proposes to throw out the current medical marijuana system (created in 2015 to grow, process and distribute low-THC

The beautiful casinos, lavish nightclubs, and lax alcohol laws provide the 40 million annual tourists with plenty of reasons to visit Las Vegas. In some polls conducted of both tourists and locals who were asked to describe Las Vegas in one word, the words “paradise” and “sin” came up frequently.  The introduction of Senate Bill

On our Physician Law blog, Fox associate Ed Cyran discussed physician investment in medical marijuana businesses in Pennsylvania, in light of the January announcement that the PA Department of Health would accept permit applications for growers/processors and dispensers of medical marijuana in the commonwealth. The applications, which are being accepted until March 20, require