It is hard to overstate just how quickly the legal landscape around and public attitudes toward cannabis have changed. According to Gallup, 64% of Americans support cannabis legalization. In the past decade or so, 32 states plus the District of Columbia are states with legalized medical cannabis. Ten states and D.C. have fully legalized the…

The problem with marijuana and banking is no secret. Legal cannabis companies have long had to grapple with lack of access to banking, looking for marijuana banking solutions that exist in far too few a number. But with the cannabis banking news out this week, the industry could see a big change when it comes…

Line wraps around the building of Ohio medical marijuana dispensary on the first day of legal sales. Source: Kayvan Khalatbari of Denver Relief Consulting In the first few weeks of 2019, Ohio made history as the 32nd state to enact a medical marijuana program. Let’s take a moment to unpack Ohio marijuana laws. Ohio’s medical…

As cannabis is legalized in more places across the United States, we have begun to see tangible changes in our social, economic, and legal spheres. Obviously, legal (or decriminalized) marijuana has led to decreased numbers of marijuana-related arrests, but questions remain about what to do for people whose past convictions for marijuana-related crimes continue to…

The MAUCRSA acronym doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. But it’s arguably one of the most consequential laws in cannabis legalization history. It stands for the Medical and Adult Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act and it was signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown in 2017. It serves as the legal landscape for…

Interested in becoming a licensed cannabis producer in Oregon? There are a few very important things you should know. Voters created Oregon’s legal cannabis market in 2014 when they approved a ballot measure to allow for Adult Use. Since then, this thriving endeavor continues to grow. Unfortunately, the interest in being a retailer, producer and/or…

Gleam Law Featured on the Tech Blog Writer Podcast The Founder and Managing Partner of Gleam Law, Neil Juneja, joins The Tech Blog Writer podcast for an exclusive interview. In it, he shares his experience as an innovative cannabis lawyer in Seattle, Washington.  What You’ll Learn About Gleam Law in This Interview This interview dives into…

In recent years, the legal status of marijuana, CBD, and hemp have been common topics of discussion on the local, national, and international scale. As legalization in its many forms has spread in the United States, the conversation around cannabis and its effects has become more nuanced and commonplace. Recently, cannabinoid research company Verda Bio…

mg Magazine’s Top 30 Cannabis Attorneys Last week, mg Magazine released a list called “30 Powerful Litigators You Should Know”. We are pleased to see that the editors listed Orion Inskip from Gleam Law as one of the top contenders. As a cannabis attorney, Orion has extensive litigation experience in cannabis law and has negotiated…

CBD Status Quo, in Limbo Despite the baited anticipation for announcements from the DEA and Congress this week, the announcements from Congress and the DEA today change nothing about CBD’s legal status in the eyes of the federal government.   FDA Approved Epidiolex…Now What? Once the FDA approved Epidiolex, a medicine derived from CBD, as…