By: Fabiola Jimenez, Strategic Legal Counsel at Cultiva Law The 420 Bills, introduced in Congress by two Senators from Oregon, seeks to overcome one of the greatest uphill battles faced by the cannabis community: the stigma that sometimes attaches to the plant. Despite the fact that...

Over the weekend, new Washington laws went into effect expanding state licensed marijuana producers' and processors' ability to source, utilize, and integrate CBD from a non-licensed source into a CBD product available for sale within the state's recreational marijuana market. I.      Washington State Expands Access...

The hemp and hemp-derived CBD industries currently face enormous legal uncertainty. Many clients have questions with regard to the marketing, sale, and transportation of hemp across state lines. Unfortunately, the authorities that define the rights, responsibilities, and liabilities that apply to the hemp industry are...

Photo credit: Matthew T. Nichols for the Department of Justice Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced to resign today, capping the already big news from yesterday's midterm elections in which Michigan voted to legalize cannabis for recreational use and Utah and Missouri legalized medical marijuana. President Trump quickly...

Come meet and speak with Cultiva Law attorneys! We will be at the Lemonhaze Convention at our booth all day today and tomorrow. So come by say hi and grab some swag! We will be on the convention's legal panel, Navigating the Legal Side of Cannabis,...

Canada's legalized marijuana stores opened today for the first time. Canada is now the first and only nation in the developed world to legalize cannabis, joining only Uruguay which legalized in 2013. The Canadian Senate voted to legalize marijuana back in June. Canadians above the...

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced last Friday that certain Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drugs that contain cannabidiol (CBD) are properly rescheduled as Schedule V drugs under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). While this move is far from categorically rescheduling CBD – as only...

In our previous post, we discussed general rules applicable to the transportation of cannabis both across and within state lines. Here, we discuss the issue of who is responsible when an accident happens – or worse, an intentional wrongful act is committed – by an...

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