New York Officially Legalizes Adult-Use Cannabis

New York Officially Legalizes Adult-Use Cannabis

Start spreading the news: weed is legal today in old New York.  On Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation legalizing recreational marijuana for adults 21 and older in the state, the culmination of several years of false starts and failed efforts. In a...
New York’s Cannabis Control Board – The New Sheriff in Town

New York’s Cannabis Control Board – The New Sheriff in Town

Now that the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (the MRTA) is law, the most frequent question (really, the only) we get at the Canna Law Blog is: what do I need to do to get a license? The answer is in the hands of the Cannabis Control Board (the CCB), a newly...
Top Sustainable Hemp Clothing Brands

Top Sustainable Hemp Clothing Brands

One of my favourite things about weed is how multi-faceted it is. It’s fantastic for having fun, medicinal uses, calming CBD and hemp. We can use every part of the plant, and hemp is often used in sustainable fashion. Hemp is not only fantastic for the planet as a...
Should You Join the Board of Directors of a Cannabis Company?

Should You Join the Board of Directors of a Cannabis Company?

We lawyers get asked to sit on boards pretty frequently. At this law firm, those requests are sometimes made by clients and I believe we have always declined, but not for the reasons you may be thinking. In many cases, a lawyer who sits on the board of a company he or...