Statement from Cannabis Trade Federation CEO Neal Levine, "In summary, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2019 would remove marijuana from the federal drug schedules of the Controlled Substances Act, order the expungement of past cannabis convictions, and ensure no person is denied federal public benefits or protection […]
The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will hold a hearing Tuesday at 10 a.m. on “Challenges for Cannabis and Banking: Outside Perspectives.” A variety of stakeholders have been invited to testify, including sponsors of the SAFE Banking Act, bank and credit union officials, and LivWell Enlightened Health CEO John Lord.
Buffalo native Aleece Burgio honed her cannabis law skills in Oregon. Now she’s with Barclay Damon LLP and looks ahead to what an economy with legalized recreational marijuana could be like in New York. Reports Buffalo Business First.
There's been a bit of confusion in Texas lately about prosecuting cannabis "crimes". The issue has been over testing. Local departments have been saying they don't have the equipment to test for THC. The Governor has sent a stiff letter to all, that essentially says, if transportation paperwork isn't in order then law enforcement mus […]
Detroit News reports ...." In his 16-page opinion, Judge Borman wrote Thursday: "Because plaintiff has no likelihood of success on the merits of her claims because the Defendant LARA is a state agency entitled to absolute Eleventh Amendment immunity, the Court must and does DENY the motion for preliminary injunctive relief."
New Jersey’s Supreme Court announced last Tuesday it will consider whether or not a Ridgewood funeral home discriminated against one of its employees in 2016 for using medical cannabis. Reports New Jersey Biz.
A key U.S. Senate panel will meet next week to consider steps that could make it easier for marijuana companies to obtain banking services, a move that could pave the way for crucial MJ reform. Reports MJ Biz