Cannabis

Cannabis Law360 provides breaking news and analysis of emerging and evolving legal issues surrounding cannabis. Coverage ranges from regulatory and policy concerns facing the industry to the business of lawyers who counsel cannabis companies. Among the practice areas covered are intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions and employment.



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Latest News in Cannabis

  • September 23, 2022

    Group Backs Swisher High Court Bid Over Revived Verdict

    The Washington Legal Foundation has thrown its support behind tobacco company Swisher as it petitions the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case being brought by a rival, arguing that the Ninth Circuit lacked jurisdiction to revive a $9 million jury verdict.

  • September 23, 2022

    Ark. Supreme Court OKs Pot Legalization Question

    Arkansans will get to decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana in the general election this November after the state Supreme Court on Thursday reversed state officials' decision not to certify the referendum.

  • September 23, 2022

    Pot Giant Accused Of Forcing Out Female Employees

    Cannabis behemoth Green Thumb forced a middle-aged woman and medical marijuana advocate out of her job because she didn't "fit in with the company culture," which was young, single and male, according to a new suit filed in Pennsylvania federal court.

  • September 23, 2022

    Several Cos. Selected For Conn. Cannabis Licenses In Lottery

    The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection said six cannabis retail and two microcultivator applicants have been selected in a general lottery for licensing.

  • September 23, 2022

    Investors Say Law Firm Should Face Pot Co. Fraud Suit

    An investment company has urged a Colorado federal court to reject law firm Tannenbaum & Trost LLC's bid to escape claims that it and a cannabis company's principals defrauded investors, saying claims against the law firm don't implicate the Controlled Substances Act.

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  • AGENCIES
  • U.S. Food & Drug Administration
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • California Bureau of Cannabis Control
  • Department of Health & Human Services
  • Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • State and international regulators
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • SAFE Banking Act
  • STATES Act
  • Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement, or MORE, Act
  • Section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Rohrabacher–Farr amendment
  • Bank Secrecy Act
  • Federal and state legislation
  • ENFORCEMENT
  • FDA and FTC actions over cannabis’s purported health claims
  • IRS actions against cannabis companies
  • Antitrust investigations
  • Financial regulatory actions
  • Federal criminal matters
  • State enforcement actions
  • LITIGATION
  • Civil RICO actions brought against cannabis concerns
  • Employment disputes
  • Securities class actions
  • Intellectual property matters
  • Consumer class actions
  • Bankruptcy
  • Tax disputes
  • Challenges to federal or state regulations
  • TRANSACTIONS
  • M&A activity involving cannabis companies
  • Commercial real estate transactions
  • PROFILES
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of law firm cannabis practices
  • Federal and state policymakers and lawmakers
  • General counsel interviews

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  • In-house counsel, compliance officers and executives at cannabis companies
  • Counsel and executives at venture capital and investment firms
  • Policymakers at federal and state agencies
  • Federal and state lawmakers
  • Judges and court staff across the U.S.
  • Professors, students, and library staff at every accredited law school in the U.S.
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