June – 2016

Cannabis Law Journal

Cannabis Law Journal

June 2016 Edition

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Dear reader, Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Cannabis Law Journal, published by the Cannabis Law Report, a global information service for lawyers and business professionals. The Cannabis Law Journal is a new and exciting quarterly online publication offering...

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Marijuana as Medicine in Aotearoa/New Zealand?

Marijuana as Medicine in Aotearoa/New Zealand?

James Greenland of  Your Law Limited (NZ) writes…... Despite Kiwis being amongst the most prolific recreational users of cannabis, New Zealand has been slower than many other jurisdictions to recognise the potential medical benefits of marijuana. And it’s largely...

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Now is the Time for Municipalities to Welcome Dispensaries

Now is the Time for Municipalities to Welcome Dispensaries

Valerio Romano, Attorney with VGR Law Firm, PC. On November 6, 2012 voters legalized the medical use of marijuana in Massachusetts with 63% of voters in favor. Today, 3 ½ years later, there are only 6 Registered Marijuana Dispensaries (“RMDs”) open, serving a...

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The Legal Landscape of Israel – Cannabis

The Legal Landscape of Israel – Cannabis

By Sarah Zadok, Director of Content and Community for iCAN Israel has contributed the first and largest bulk of research on medical cannabis, dating back to the 1960’s, and has produced great strides and developments in the field. Like much of the world, cannabis’...

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Cannabis Law Journal – Editorial Board Members

Editor – Sean Hocking

Author Bios

Matt Maurer – Minden Gross
Jeff Hergot – Wildboer Dellelce LLP

Costa Rica
Tim Morales – The Cannabis Industry Association Costa Rica

Elvin Rodríguez Fabilena


Julie Godard
Carl L Rowley -Thompson Coburn LLP

Jerry Chesler – Chesler Consulting

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

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

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

William Bogot – Fox Rothschild

Valerio Romano, Attorney – VGR Law Firm, PC

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

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

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