Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments

Arizona Cities Ban Recreational Only Marijuana Establishments

Arizonans knew zoning issues could cause headaches for dispensary owners. However, what was unanticipated are the new bans by some of the Arizona cities for recreational marijuana establishments. Shortly after the passage of Proposition 207, otherwise known as the...
Cannabis Litigation: How Effective Are Motions to Dismiss?

Cannabis Litigation: How Effective Are Motions to Dismiss?

Last month, I wrote this post on the latest development in the trademark infringement lawsuit filed by Veritas Fine Cannabis (“VFC”) against Veritas Farms. Unfortunately for VFC, Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty had issued a recommended order that the Court grant...
Past Pot Use OK For Some White House Jobs Under New Policy

Past Pot Use OK For Some White House Jobs Under New Policy

The Biden administration announced a new policy on Friday that will allow some appointees to be hired for White House jobs in spite of previous recreational marijuana use. The new guidelines for political appointees were put in place in response to challenges faced...
Morocco Expected To Pass Cannabis Legalization Soon

Morocco Expected To Pass Cannabis Legalization Soon

After failing at previous efforts, Morocco is set to open the door for the production of medical cannabis.  The stage is set after “the co-ruling PJD party, the largest in parliament, dropped its opposition,” according to Reuters. The PJD shifted its position...
Recreational Cannabis Bill Heads to New Mexico House Floor

Recreational Cannabis Bill Heads to New Mexico House Floor

New Mexico just passed a recreational cannabis bill through committee in the House, and the next step is the House floor for debate. House Bill 12 passed through the House Taxation and Revenue Committee at an 8-4 margin. The bill is sponsored by Javier Martínez...