Why is the Cannabis Community Celebrating 7/10? By Jordan Gertje on July 10, 2021 Is this your first time hearing about 710? Most everyone familiar with cannabis knows about 420. The number “420” dates back decades in marijuana culture; from The Grateful Dead, to mentions in Pulp Fiction, to music from Snoop Dogg, all the…

A CBD manufacturer in Arizona has been fined $30,000 for misleading marketing By Jordan Gertje on July 8, 2021 Kushly, and its CEO, Cody Alt, are being sued for allegedly making misleading and unsubstantiated health claims about Kushly’s CBD product. In its most recent law enforcement action, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a…

Legally Protecting Yourself: Cannabis Edition Join The Dime podcast’s Bryan Fields & Kellan Finney as they talk with Gleam Law’s Founder and Managing Partner, Neil Juneja. They discuss some of the current issues related to the ever-changing cannabis industry, and some of the legal issues surrounding it. The podcast is titled Legally Protecting Yourself: Cannabis…

Five Things to Know Now About Oregon’s Psilocybin Therapy Program In November 2020, Oregon voters approved Measure 109, the Oregon Psilocybin Services Act (the “Act”), which directs the Oregon Health Authority (“OHA”) to work with the Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board (the “Board”) to formulate rules and regulations implementing the Act and the use of psilocybin…

Mississippi Marijuana Misstep The Mississippi Court of Appeals upheld a life sentence for a 38-year-old man for possession of 1.5 oz of marijuana – which is now legalized in a majority of states in the US – but not Mississippi. The man, Allen Russell, had two previous offenses: A burglary conviction in 2004 and unlawful…

Happy 4.20!!! This is an opportunity for us to interact directly with the public to answer any, and we mean any, burning questions you have about the cannabis industry. Our entire legal team is available to provide the information you are looking for. From trademarks and patents to cannabis banking, we have all the bases…

Lessons learned from a Michigan Credit Union NCUA’s Cease-and-Desist Order for a Cannabis Banking Program Most people who are involved in or are considering cannabis banking are aware that the NCUA recently issued a Cease-and-Desist Order for a small credit union in Michigan. This blog isn’t about that credit union – my focus is on…

Are the New FDA Warning Letters Signaling Treatment of Hemp Extracts as Over the Counter Monographs? The FDA issued two new warning letters on March 22, 2021. Previous rounds of warning letters have focused on whether the companies have made statements that would make the product a drug. These have focused on such things as…

Join Gleam Law Partner Mia Getlin for her presentation to members of the National Association of Cannabis Accounting & Tax Professionals on Feb. 9, 2021. The presentation is entitled “Pitfalls of Bad Cannabis Legal Advice and What to Do Instead”. During this members-only webinar, she will be covering the following: -Understanding the industry and the…

Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board Announces New Cannabis Compliance Consultant Team The Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board recently announced it has formed a group of Compliance Consultants across the state. Their goal is to help licensees understand and comply with state cannabis requirements, laws, and rules, and to help licensees achieve and maintain…