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What Does Attorney General Sessions' Decision Mean For Massachusetts?
The decision by Attorney General Sessions to repeal the Cole and Ogden memos has brought greater legal uncertainty to an industry that is used to uncertainty.
United States
19 Jul 2018
Adult Use Cannabis Is Coming To Massachusetts Very Soon
We expect that a handful of previously medical-only cannabis dispensaries that are awarded adult use licenses will be dispensing both adult use and medical cannabis on July 1 or shortly thereafter.
United States
11 Jun 2018
Supreme Court Preserves State Courts As A Forum For IPO Securities Class Actions
In a unanimous decision issued Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the United States Supreme Court clarified that certain securities law class action cases may proceed in state courts.
United States
27 Mar 2018
It Is Go Time In Massachusetts!
Sticking to the timeline that it promised, the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) has created the framework so that adult use dispensing will begin in Massachusetts in July.
United States
27 Mar 2018
CCC Releases Draft Regulations
The Cannabis Control Commission issued its draft use regulations for the adult-use market in late December and have asked for public comment by February 15 so that the regulations can be finalized and released to accept applications for licensure in early April.
United States
29 Jan 2018
What Does General Sessions Decision Mean For Massachusetts?
The decision by Attorney General Sessions to repeal the Cole and Ogden memos has brought greater legal uncertainty to an industry that is used to uncertainty.
United States
9 Jan 2018
Massachusetts Draft Adult-Use Regulations Coming Next Week
While we don't love all of the ideas that came out of the Cannabis Control Commission this past week, you have to keep them credit.
United States
18 Dec 2017
Registered Marijuana Dispensaries Becoming For-Profit Entities: A Strong Possibility
One of the most perplexing – and quite frankly for folks trying to make a buck in the medical cannabis space, frustrating – components of the regulatory framework for Massachusetts RMDs...
United States
29 Jun 2017
Gun Rights Activists And Industry Representatives Continue To Challenge The Massachusetts Attorney General's Gun Control Efforts
In the latest development in the ongoing dispute between Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, on the one hand, and gun manufacturers...
United States
9 Feb 2017
Eversource Proposes Rate Increases And $400 Million In Grid Modernization Investments
On January 17, 2017, Eversource Energy filed a petition with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) that would increase base distribution rates for its 1.4 million electricity customers across the Commonwealth.
United States
6 Feb 2017
Summary Of The Regulation And Taxation Of Marijuana Act
On November 8, 2016, Massachusetts voters passed Initiative Petition 15-37, The Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act.
United States
25 Nov 2016
Deadlines Fast Approaching To File Initiative Petitions With Massachusetts AGO
The deadline for the first step to place a measure on the November 2016 ballot is fast approaching.
United States
6 Aug 2015
Divided Infringement Steps Into The Limelight
The United States Supreme Court ruled Monday that a defendant cannot be liable for inducing infringement unless the induced party directly infringed the patent.
United States
10 Jun 2014
Legislature Approves State Budget; Final Version Does Not Contain Proposed Restrictions On Non-Profit Director and Officer Compensation
On Thursday, June 28, the Massachusetts House and Senate each voted to approve a $32.5 billion state budget bill.
United States
10 Jul 2012
Massachusetts Senate Adopts Budget Amendment Barring Compensation Of Directors Of Public Charities Without Approval From The Attorney General
The Massachusetts Senate voted this week to adopt an amendment to the budget to prohibit the compensation of directors, independent officers and trustees of public charities without approval from the attorney general of the Commonwealth.
United States
8 Jun 2012
Massachusetts Senate Considering Budget Amendment Limiting Compensation Of Directors And Officers Of Public Charities
An amendment to the state budget under consideration by the Massachusetts Senate would cap the compensation of officers and senior managers.
United States
8 Jun 2012
Charitable Giving Initiative Under Consideration By Massachusetts Legislature
A proposed law under consideration in Massachusetts may make it easier for Massachusetts residents to financially support their favorite charity.
United States
20 Feb 2012
Massachusetts Joins 49-State Mortgage Settlement
After nearly a year and half of negotiations with Bank of America, Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Citi, and GMAC, 49 state attorneys general yesterday announced a settlement regarding mortgage servicing and foreclosure issues. .
United States
17 Feb 2012
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