Alan Hanson Interviewed for PBC Conference Alan Hanson, Cannabis Banking Attorney at Gleam Law, is interviewed by Joshua Radbod, Co-Founder and CEO of the PBC Conference. The PBC Conference will diving into topics on payments, banking and compliance in the cannabis industry. Our Gleam Law team is looking forward to attending the conference in Washington…

Gleam Law Named Best for Comprehensive Cannabis Legal Services Gleam Law was named the best law firm for comprehensive cannabis legal services in an article by Benzinga. It says, “The great thing about Gleam Law is that they keep it real. You won’t find stuffy or dry attorneys here, so you can feel comfortable discussing…

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…

SB 5372 Important First Step in Washington’s Hemp Market Even though Washington State’s hemp plan has been on the books since February 20, 2020, when Washington’s Hemp Plan was approved by the United States Department of Agriculture. The groundwork for Washington’s Hemp Plan was laid when Washington passed Senate Bill 5276, Washington’s Hemp Production Bill….

The Strains of Decriminalizing Cannabis: Seattle U Cannabis Law Society Discusses Sparks of Change In November of 2012, Washington State voters passed Initiative 502, permitting Washingtonians over the age of 21 to recreationally consume cannabis products—making Washington, along with Colorado—the first states to legalize the possession and recreational use of marijuana. Seattle University’s Cannabis Law…

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…

Neil Juneja, Founding Partner of Gleam Law, speaks with Laurence Colletti of Legal Talk Network about issues surrounding patents in the cannabis industry. Listen to the podcast here: Patenting Pot

TCPA and CEMA are Landmines for Marijuana Companies It seems like a no brainer. A company is offering you increased sales by virtue of a simple text based marketing campaign. You only have to use their platform, upload some customer phone numbers, and you’re off to the races. Hold on there! Have you considered the…