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The text of this article was originally published in the Argent Communications Group’s Cannabis Law and Regulation Reporter. It is reprinted here with permission. Hemp is Legal, Why is Banking Still Hard? THE AGRICULTURE IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2018 AND ITS IMPACT ON THE STATE OF ‘HEMP BANKING’  In December 2019, the federal Agriculture Improvement Act…

The FDA’s regulation of the CBD market has taken its toll on a heavy hitter in the marketplace. Curaleaf, which is sold in CVS Health stores, was issued a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration over health claims made by the company. According to CBS News, Curaleaf is working to remedy issues raised in the FDA…

The text of this article was originally published in the Argent Communications Group’s Cannabis Law and Regulation Reporter. It is reprinted here with permission. The Complex Policies of Oregon Recreational Cannabis Financial Interests Rules The OLCC’s Responsibility to Oversee Financial Interests in its Licensees One of the primary responsibilities of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s…

The text of this article was originally published in the June 2019 edition of the Argent Communications Group’s Cannabis Law and Regulation Reporter. It is reprinted here with permission. WASHINGTON SENATE BILL LOOKS TO EDUCATION AND COMPLIANCE OVER PUNISHMENT FOR CANNABIS RETAILERS WHO RUN AFOUL OF STATE’S REGULATORY STRUCTURE Compliance with Washington State’s regulatory structure…

WSDA Moves Forward With Organic Cannabis Certification Written by Orion Inskip, Attorney at Gleam Law, PLLC. Organic cannabis may be on the horizon for Washington state. The Washington State Department of Agriculture Organic Program’s team is moving forward with a state certification process for marijuana products produced in a manner consistent with the Federal Organics standards (7…

Can Marijuana Legalization Improve Police Clearance Rates? Written by Neil Juneja, Founder & Managing Partner of Gleam Law, PLLC.  The rippling effects of legalizing and regulating marijuana can be difficult to measure. Proponents of legalization are quick to point how many marijuana related arrests are for possession of relatively small amounts and tend to disproportionately…

Are Cannabis Retailers & Producers Liable For Consumer Harm? By Neil Juneja, Founder & Managing Partner of Gleam Law, PLLC. Legally, who is responsible for any harm caused by cannabis? Fairly or not, marijuana has historically been linked to a number of social and personal harms such as motor-vehicle accidents, increased property crime in areas…

Will Canadians Receive Lifetime Bans From The U.S. For Legal Cannabis Use? Written by Neil Juneja, Founder & Managing Partner at Gleam Law, PLLC.  Canadians entering the United States may be looking at a lifetime ban if they admit to having smoked marijuana. Border agents have always had broad agency to deny entry to individuals…

What opportunities are the best bets in legal cannabis? By Neil Juneja, Managing Partner of Gleam Law, PLLC.  A friend living in Uruguay recently reached out to me with the intention of entering the marijuana industry. He wanted to know how to be successful in a country basking in post-prohibition, yet filled with poor-quality cannabis….