January 2021

Arthur Cox: European Union: Marketing Of CBD Consumer Products In The EU Addressed By ECJ

Arthur Cox: European Union: Marketing Of CBD Consumer Products In The EU Addressed By ECJ

The European Court of Justice recently ruled that an EU Member State cannot prohibit the marketing of CBD that has been ...
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Husch Blackwell:  Operation CBDeceit Marks Beginning of FTC Crackdown on Deceptive CBD Medical Claims While FDA Continues to Issue Warning Letters

Husch Blackwell: Operation CBDeceit Marks Beginning of FTC Crackdown on Deceptive CBD Medical Claims While FDA Continues to Issue Warning Letters

On Thursday, December 17th, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it was taking action against six companies selling CBD-based products.  ...
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Wasel & Wasel:  Commentary on Lebanon’s Medical Cannabis Law - Article 2: Definition of Terms

Wasel & Wasel: Commentary on Lebanon’s Medical Cannabis Law – Article 2: Definition of Terms

On 20 April 2020, the Lebanese Parliament passed a law permitting the cultivation, trade, research, and use of medical cannabis ...
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Hoban Law: At A Glance – Jersey’s Just-Passed Adult Use Act

Hoban Law: At A Glance – Jersey’s Just-Passed Adult Use Act

On Thursday, December 17, 2020, New Jersey lawmakers approved the “Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act” (“Act”), which ...
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Kight Law: USA - Delta-8 THC and  State Law

Kight Law: USA – Delta-8 THC and State Law

For the uninitiated, ∆8 is one of many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Although ∆8 is a minor cannabinoid, ...
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CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni: The CBD legal status in Italy: reforms and uncertainty.

CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni: The CBD legal status in Italy: reforms and uncertainty.

The legal qualification of CBD-based products is one of the most debated issues in the Italian cannabis legislation. The regulatory ...
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Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP:  Post-Election Cannabis Update

Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP: Post-Election Cannabis Update

The cannabis industry was center stage during the November election, collecting a trove of wins making recreational marijuana legal now ...
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Steven Groce: USA The MORE Act - What You Probably Didn't Know

Steven Groce: USA The MORE Act – What You Probably Didn’t Know

The U.S. House of Representatives, voted to repeal the Federal Prohibition of Marijuana. Now, it is up to the Senate ...
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Lev Kelman: USA Extraction Methods and Healthy Edibles

Lev Kelman: USA Extraction Methods and Healthy Edibles

Let’s talk about the cannabis extraction methods available today. There are three conventional methods: Butane (gas lighter fluid), CO2 (carbon ...
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Nigeria: The Legal Landscape of Cannabis/Indian Hemp in Nigeria: An Inquiry and Comparative Lessons from other Jurisdictions

Nigeria: The Legal Landscape of Cannabis/Indian Hemp in Nigeria: An Inquiry and Comparative Lessons from other Jurisdictions

It is in the context of the above backing that this paper examines the legal landscape of cannabis/Indian hemp in ...
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Barclay Damon: New York’s Potential Pitfalls when Legalizing Adult Use Cannabis

Barclay Damon: New York’s Potential Pitfalls when Legalizing Adult Use Cannabis

Cannabis legislation made significant strides on Election Day throughout the United States. All five states with cannabis measures on the ...
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Barclay Damon: Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing in New York

Barclay Damon: Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing in New York

Faced with an estimated $15 billion dollar budget deficit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the reality of legalizing adult-use cannabis ...
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Top 200 Cannabis Lawyers

Cannabis Law Journal – Editorial Board Members

Editor – Sean Hocking

Author Bios

Canada
Matt Maurer – Minden Gross
Jeff Hergot – Wildboer Dellelce LLP

Costa Rica
Tim Morales – The Cannabis Industry Association Costa Rica

Nicaragua
Elvin Rodríguez Fabilena

USA

General
Julie Godard
Carl L Rowley -Thompson Coburn LLP

Arizona
Jerry Chesler – Chesler Consulting

California
Ian Stewart – Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Otis Felder – Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Lance Rogers – Greenspoon Marder – San Diego
Jessica McElfresh -McElfresh Law – San Diego
Tracy Gallegos – Partner – Fox Rothschild

Colorado
Adam Detsky – Knight Nicastro
Dave Rodman – Dave Rodman Law Group
Peter Fendel – CMR Real Estate Network
Nate Reed – CMR Real Estate Network

Florida
Matthew Ginder – Greenspoon Marder
David C. Kotler – Cohen Kotler

Illinois
William Bogot – Fox Rothschild

Massachusetts
Valerio Romano, Attorney – VGR Law Firm, PC

Nevada
Neal Gidvani – Snr Assoc: Greenspoon Marder
Phillip Silvestri – Snr Assoc: Greenspoon Marder

Tracy Gallegos – Associate Fox Rothschild

New Jersey

Matthew G. Miller – MG Miller Intellectual Property Law LLC
Daniel T. McKillop – Scarinci Hollenbeck, LLC

New York
Gregory J. Ryan, Esq. Tesser, Ryan & Rochman, LLP
Tim Nolen Tesser, Ryan & Rochman, LLP
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Oregon
Paul Loney & Kristie Cromwell – Loney Law Group
William Stewart – Half Baked Labs

Pennsylvania
Andrew B. Sacks – Managing Partner Sacks Weston Diamond
William Roark – Principal Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin
Joshua Horn – Partner Fox Rothschild

Washington DC
Teddy Eynon – Partner Fox Rothschild