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Count California as one of the states that will soon protect the recreational usage of cannabis for employment purposes. Assembly Bill 2188 ("AB 2188") will prohibit employers...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Welcome back to the Weed in Weed, your Friday look at what's happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
Harris Beach
Effective October 5, New York medical cannabis patients age 21 and older may grow up to three mature and three immature cannabis plants under new rules adopted by the state's Cannabis Control Board.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Several cannabis-related bills were signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom on September 18, 2022, including Assembly Bill 2568 (AB 2568), which clarifies that it is not a crime for individuals...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In the last two years, more jurisdictions have passed laws providing employment protections to applicants and employees using cannabis on their free time, including in New York, Washington, DC, and California.
Duane Morris LLP
A few years ago, a trend began to emerge — driven by the anti-cannabis lobby — of civil claims being asserted against state-licensed cannabis operators under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On September 18, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 2188, which will make it unlawful for California employers to rely on cannabis test results for employment purposes, unless in very narrow circumstances.
Ice Miller LLP
The state of Alabama recently released critical deadlines for businesses seeking a medical cannabis license. To apply for a license, businesses must first submit a Request for Business Application by October 17, 2022.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton dismissed plaintiffs Ricardo Santiago and Vaughn Frederick's third amended complaint against Total Life Changes.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
This week, lawmakers called for interstate sales of cannabis. It looks like Oklahoma voters will not weigh in on legalization.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As previously reported here, on February 22, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the "New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act"...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Acting in one fell swoop, on September 18, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed 10 cannabis-related legislative bills into law...
Harris Beach
The federal bankruptcy courts are largely inaccessible to companies that operate in the cannabis space. While cannabis companies cannot wholly avoid pending lawsuits...
McGlinchey Stafford
Under current California law, cannabis licensees are not permitted to "transport or distribute, or cause to be transported or distributed, cannabis or cannabis products...
Duane Morris LLP
On September 9, 2022, the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) issued interim guidance for employers on drug testing employees for cannabis.
Duane Morris LLP
FarmaceuticalRX LLC, licensed to process cannabis in Pennsylvania and Ohio, describes itself as "bringing healthcare, science, and innovation to the medical marijuana sector."
Duane Morris LLP
On September 1, 2022, Altria, the parent company of Philip Morris USA, secured a shocking $95 million award after a federal jury concluded that rival R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. infringed three of Altria's...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Beginning on January 1, 2024, California employers will be prohibited from discharging employees or refusing to hire individuals based on their off-duty use of marijuana.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what's happening in the world of legalized marijuana.
Venable LLP
A little more than a decade ago, marijuana use was illegal in every state. Marijuana use is now fully legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia, and an additional 18 states allow use for medical reasons.
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