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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Public Comment – 1b Vaccine Group Hello Mr. Dunn and Members of the Vaccine Advisory Committee: On behalf of Gleam Law, PLLC and the wonderful group of people and businesses we represent within Oregon’s cannabis industry, I respectfully request that you consider prioritizing employees of Oregon’s cannabis businesses for the Phase 1b rollout of the…

SAFE Banking Act A Win for Cannabis Banking The relationship between state and federal government in the U.S. has been strained from the beginning. The most obvious example from the last decade is the Cannabis industry. While the 2018 Farm Bill, spearheaded by Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnel, brought hemp (Cannabis products containing less than 0.3%…