June – 2017

Cannabis Law Journal

Cannabis Law Journal

June 2017 Edition

Oregon: Taking Control: Oregon SB 1057

The Oregon Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 1057, which currently sits on the Governor’s desk awaiting her signature. The bill primarily addresses the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s (OLCC) control over the state’s medical cannabis program and includes seed-to-sale tracking requirements for cannabis businesses. Two notable provisions would affect adult-use cannabis businesses operating in Oregon

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Philadelphia: A Patient’s Access to Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

Justifiably, plenty of attention has been paid to the supply side of the Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana industry. At the time of publication, the Department of Health is currently reviewing applications for 12 permits to grow/process medical marijuana and 27 permits to dispense medical marijuana. Articles, editorials, and lectures on the legal and practical nuances surrounding those permits are continuing to be of interest.

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Pennsylvania: The Year in Review of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act

They said it would never happen. They said the General Assembly was too conservative. They said Pennsylvania, a state where until recently the sale of booze on Sundays was frowned upon, would never permit and regulate medical marijuana. Well, one year after Governor Wolf signed Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Act (“Act”) into law, it has become abundantly clear – they were wrong.

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Cannabis Law Journal – Editorial Board Members

Editor
Sean Hocking

Author Bios

Canada
Michael Lickver – Bennett Jones
Jeff Hergot – Wildboer Dellelce LLP

Costa Rica
Tim Morales – The Cannabis Industry Association Costa Rica

Israel
Clifton Flack – Cannatech

New Zealand
James Greenland – NZ Lawyer

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 – Associate 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
Daniel T. McKillop – Scarinci Hollenbeck, LLC

New York
Yulian Shtern – Abrahams Law
Elizabeth S.Kase – Abrahams Law
Gregory J. Ryan, Esq. Tesser, Ryan & Rochman, LLP
Tim Nolen Tesser, Ryan & Rochman, LLP
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Oregon
Amy Margolis
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

West Indies & Jamaica
Barry Gainsburg PA – Cannabis & Securities Legal Advice