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It’s Official: DOJ Proposes Rescheduling Cannabis

WASHINGTON – It’s official: On Thursday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) proposed moving cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III under the Controlled Substances...
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Reform: Our Industry’s Great Divide

When Joseph R. Biden delivered the State of the Union address in March, he became the first United States president to use the word...
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Slow but Significant Progress: Update on 3 Catalyst Cannabis Lawsuits

LOS ANGELES – As the saying goes, “the wheels of justice grind slowly, but they do grind.” While the saying is usually applied to...
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5 Legal Services Every Cannabis Founder Needs

Cannabis founders often know the plant and how to sell it like no one else. But that passion doesn’t always translate into expertise in...
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How a War Helped Push Reform

On a frigid day in late December, amidst a war nearing two years with Russia, Ukraine’s parliament voted to legalize medical cannabis. While December...
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Addressing the Harms of Limited Licensing

It’s time we talk about limited and capped licensing practices and how they hinder us all. As the industry continues to evolve and grow,...
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Uncertainty Prevails as Ohio Enters New Era of Adult Use

The only certainty Ohio residents have concerning the status of adult-use cannabis is Issue 2’s passage at the ballot box last November. For the...
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DPA: Rescheduling Is a Half-Step ‘Our Communities Cannot Accept’

NEW YORK – A powerful nonprofit that works to reduce the harms of both drug use and prohibition opposes a potential reclassification of cannabis...
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A Post-280E Preview

While federal legalization is the ultimate goal for our industry, most cannabis professionals probably would list the elimination of Internal Revenue Code Section 280E...
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Will This Be Our Year?

In 1919, a ban on alcohol exposed a cultural divide between urban and rural America and led to a spike in organized crime. Federal,...