September – 2016

Cannabis Law Journal

Cannabis Law Journal

September 2016 Edition

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Editorial: Welcome To Issue 2 Of Cannabis Law Journal

Welcome to the 2nd issue of Cannabis Law Journal The quarterly digital journal brought to you by Cannabis Law Report. First of all we would like to thank all our Editorial Board Members who have contributed their time and intellectual property to help our readers get...

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USA: National Survey on Marijuana Laws and Regulations

Fox Rothschild LLP has published the National Survey on Marijuana Laws and Regulations to provide a quick reference guide to the relevant laws and statutes governing marijuana cultivation, sales, distribution and use in the United States. Authors: Joshua Horn ,...

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USA: To CBD or Not to CBD?

CCBD, CBD, it is legal in all 50 states! CBD is short for cannabidiol, which is one of at least 113 active cannabinoids (chemical constituent) identified in Cannabis. A number of purveyors and entities selling hemp-derived CBD (versus what might be called whole plant...

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Fraud and Scamming in the Cannabis Industry

By Julie Godard - Fraud and Scamming in the Cannabis Industry: Green Rush Consulting & Siler’s Cannacea Dispensary fraud does happen – and this time it happened in Oregon to Green Rush Consulting, a reputable Oakland, California, company with a long history of...

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USA: Industrial Hemp Will Save The World

Amy Margolis of  Margolis Legal writes…... On the same day that the DEA decided not to reschedule cannabis they also released another document- a Statement of Principles for industrial hemp written jointly by the USDA, the FDA, DOJ and DEA. Consider this the Cole Memo...

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USA Phoenix: Local Rules – Real Estate Zoning

Jerry Chesler - Attorney/Consultant, Chesler Consulting, LLC writes…... Lawyers who practice in states with legal cannabis know the highest hurdles to their clients’ success come from local zoning. Most practitioners in in non-legal cannabis states have not yet...

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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