Law & Politics

Law & Politics

What Would Legal Cannabis Mean for New York City?

Earlier this year, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his support of a regulated program for recreational marijuana. Many…
Law & Politics

Kill ‘Em With Cash

For years, groups lobbying for legal cannabis in the U.S. stayed solidly to the left on the political spectrum. As…
Law & Politics

Key to success? Hiring a Full-Time Compliance Officer

Almost every week, there is a new report of someone breaking with a state cannabis commission regulation and getting nailed.…
Entertainment

Legalize(d) It!

Cannabis hit the polls in November of 2018, and the elections resulted in many firsts worth celebrating. We saw Alexandria…
Law & Politics

Hemp: Lessons Learned from Prohibition

From the 1860s until 1920, the cocktail flourished in America as a truly free libation; profitable and reliable in good…
Law & Politics

Just How Green is Your Cannabis?

Our first long-form investigation looks at the ecological impact of legal cannabis cultivation. Pro-legalization advocacy groups claimed that licensed recreational…
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Bridging the Gap: The Cannabis Lawyer’s Critical Role in Today’s Mergers and Acquisitions

As the cannabis industry has rapidly accelerated and its businesses have begun to consolidate, one thing has become abundantly clear:…
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Out of the Shadows — or Back In?

Is marijuana legalization making inroads on its promise of shrinking the black market? In the second installment of our DOPE…
Law & Politics

Why Are Black People Excluded From the Legal Cannabis Industry?

I attended a legal cannabis event for the first time a few years ago. It was in New York City.…
California

More Cities in California Take Cannabis on the Road

There are Uber and Lyft for human delivery, DoorDash and GrubHub for food delivery, Instacart for grocery delivery and Amazon…
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