Michigan: Politics Law & Cannabis Regulation

Michigan: Politics Law & Cannabis Regulation

Authored By: Matthew R. Abel, Attorney at Law at Cannabis Counsel®, P.L.C.   This political year is starting to heat up in Michigan.  2018 is an election year, and things look good for the ballot initiative proposal for legalization of marijuana to be voted on in...
The California Cannabis Gauntlet – Death by a 150,000 Thousand Cuts

The California Cannabis Gauntlet – Death by a 150,000 Thousand Cuts

Authored By: Silvia San Nicolas, Esq. New Game Compliance California If we have learned anything in the last six months about California’s legalized cannabis market, we’ve learned that it’s nothing less than a gauntlet of treachery – This transitioning marketplace has...
WHAT EVERY CANNABIS STARTUP NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT STATE AND FEDERAL TRADEMARKS

A Legal Analysis of the DEA Directive Regarding Cannabinoids

Authored By: Rod Kight May 29, 2018 To say that the DEA is is slow in responding to matters regarding cannabis (other than raids and arrests) is like saying that Rip Van Winkle took a long nap. It’s a complete understatement. As reported by Lisa Rough in Leafly, “the...
WHAT EVERY CANNABIS STARTUP NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT STATE AND FEDERAL TRADEMARKS

4 IP STRATEGIES THAT EVERY CANNABIS STARTUP SHOULD BE USING

Erasing the Stigma Fully embracing the startup culture, Millenials are quickly adapting the learning and teachings from their experiences into distinguishable cannabis brands. Like most startups that spring from the voids of basements and garages, this counter-culture...