Kiva Lawsuit Highlights the Cannabis Industry’s Ongoing Trademark Troubles

Cannabis Law Report

The Harris Bricken Canna Law Blog writes, Over the last couple of years, there has been quite a wide range of cannabis-related trademark disputes to write about on this blog, although most of those disputes have ultimately settled.

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Arizona Ruling On Medical Cannabis & Hashish Due

Cannabis Law Report

The case centers on the 2013 arrest of medical marijuana card holder Rodney Jones at a Prescott hotel on charges of possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. Cannabis Law News

Vice Article: California Liberals Talked a Big Game About Weed Justice. Then Big Cannabis Took Over

Cannabis Law Report

In May 2015, Gavin Newsom , then California’s lieutenant governor, ventured deep into the Emerald Triangle, the state’s traditional underground cannabis region and the so-called Napa Valley of Weed , to pitch veteran growers on legalization. .

22 Real People Explain How Cannabis Helps Them Mentally, Physically, & Emotionally

Miss Marijuana

While reading the studies on cannabis and health can be informative, we thought it would be better to ask our community how cannabis helps them. I love cannabis!!!” ” RELATED: How I Used Cannabis To Treat My MS, Chronic Pain, and Depression.

Terpene Spotlight: Pinene

FloridaMarijuana.net

As the cannabis plant, and medical marijuana, become more mainstream, science is proving what humans have known for centuries: cannabis is a means by which patients can seek and receive holistic wellness. The healing cannabis plant is complex and most notably known for the compounds THC and CBD. As researchers dive into the depths of the cannabinoid system it is becoming clear that cannabis terpenes are just as vital to a plant’s efficacy as are THC and CBD.

Study: Presence Of THC In Blood Not Associated With Crash Culpability

NORML

Investigators from the University of British Columbia compared the likelihood of crash responsibility in drivers testing positive for THC and/or other substances as compared to drug-free drivers over a six-year period (2010 to 2016). … Our findings … suggest that the impact of cannabis on road safety is relatively small at present time.”

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How Good Is Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

Greencamp

Here’s whether cannabis can help. For patients who don’t respond well to conventional MS methods, cannabis treatment seems like a very reasonable choice. Scientific research on cannabis and MS. Cannabis for Lupus: Here’s How Cannabinoids Relieve Inflammation. Over 2.3

Terpene Spotlight: Phellandrene

FloridaMarijuana.net

For centuries, humans have relied on the cannabis plant for its therapeutic properties. More than ever, cannabis can aid in the treatment of chronic disease and as a supplement to a patient’s healthcare regime. As the cannabis plant, and medical marijuana, become more mainstream, science is proving what humans have known for centuries: cannabis is a means by which patients can seek and receive holistic wellness. Boca Raton: CRC Press; 2010.

UN World Drug Report 2019 Now Published 40pp Information On Cannabis Black & Regulated Markets

Cannabis Law Report

It’s a big report with plenty of cannabis information. This was in contrast to most of the previous years, when the largest amount of cannabis herb seized had been reported in North America. The average global prevalence of cannabis use increased over the period.

US Senate to Hold Hearing Next Week on ‘Challenges for Cannabis and Banking;’ Cannabis Trade Federation Chairman Invited to Testify

Cannabis Law Report

WASHINGTON — The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will hold a hearing Tuesday, July 23, on “Challenges for Cannabis and Banking: Outside Perspectives.” WHAT: Senate Banking Committee hearing on “Challenges for Cannabis and Banking: Outsider Perspectives”.

FBI Sting Catches Cannabis Stock Manipulators: PotNetwork Holdings Exposed

Cannabis Law Report

Three South Florida men have been arrested as part of a ring of cannabis stock manipulators by the Northern Ohio Department of Justice. The cannabis stocks involved in the scheme include: PotNetwork Holdings ($POTN) , Vaper Group ($VPOR) , and White Label Liquid ($WLAB). By Teri Buhl.

10 of the Top US Cannabis Movers and Shakers

Sensi Seeds

With cannabis legalization fever heating up across the globe, and much speculation that the plant will be made legal at federal level in the States in the near future, some serious cannabis movers and shakers are cementing their legacies, while new names are starting to emerge.

Kiva Lawsuit Highlights the Cannabis Industry’s Ongoing Trademark Troubles

Canna Law Blog

Over the last couple of years, there has been quite a wide range of cannabis-related trademark disputes to write about on this blog, although most of those disputes have ultimately settled. Cannabis Trademark Litigation: Woodstock Case Shows Limits of Federal Trademark Protection.

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Another Attorney Joins Hoban Law.

Cannabis Law Report

Mensing is The Mensing Group LLC’s Founder and Chief Counsel, and brings a no-nonsense approach to cannabis law in Massachusetts. from American University Washington College of Law (2010), an M.A. Blake knows cannabis and knows the law. Cannabis Law News

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Marijuana Legalization in NY & Driving: Response to NYS Association of Police Chiefs from Roc NORML

NORML

The New York State Association of Police made a statement opposing legalization of cannabis for adult-use in New York, in response to Governor Cuomo’s announcement that he plans to pass legislation April 1st, with the budget, that will legalize cannabis for adult-use in New York.

Greenberg Traurig LLP Cannabis ETF deal illustrates Wall St. firms are moving past fears of working with cannabis companies

Cannabis Law Report

A top-tier law firm, Greenberg Traurig LLP, has lent its name to secure an effective registration of a pure-play cannabis ETF on a major U.S. firms are moving past fears of working with cannabis companies in a country where federal law still considers the plant illegal. By: Teri Buhl.

Terpene Spotlight: Bisabolol

FloridaMarijuana.net

As the use of medical marijuana increases in Florida, patients are learning that the cannabis plant is a complex and ancient natural remedy. Cannabis can alleviate the side-effects from those medications. Mounting research supports the notion of the efficacy of the entire cannabis plant when treating numerous conditions. There is archeological evidence that proves that humans have used cannabis for at least 10,000 years; recorded history, for at least 5,000 years.

The U.S. Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Cannabis Case

Dykema (Cannabis Law Blog)

After an audit of Alpenglow’s 2010, 2011 and 2012 tax returns, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) assessed a deficiency against Alpenglow by denying a variety of its business deductions under section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) and by concluding that Alpenglow had “committed the crime of trafficking in a controlled substance in violation of the CSA.” On June 24, 2019, the U.S.

Most Interesting Scientific Reports On Cannabis

Marijuanally

In this article, we have curated for you the most interesting scientific reports on the potential use of cannabis in the relief of symptoms or diseases. SEE RELATED ARTICLE Hemp-derived CBD Vs Cannabis-derived CBD in topicals.

According To DEA Data Do You Know Which State Grows The Most Illegal Cannabis ?

Cannabis Law Report

In 2018, the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) eradicated 418,076 cannabis plants in Kentucky, about 9,356 plants per 100,000 people. Wyoming has not legalized marijuana, but Massachusetts legalized medical marijuana in 2012 and adult-use (also called recreational) cannabis in 2016.

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Cannabis Trade Federation Publish Release About This Week’s Senate Hearing

Cannabis Law Report

Senate to Hold Hearing on ‘Challenges for Cannabis and Banking;’ Cannabis Trade Federation Chairman to Testify. on “ Challenges for Cannabis and Banking: Outside Perspectives.” Mr. Lord currently serves as chairman of the board for the Cannabis Trade Federation (CTF).

Arizona Supreme Court To Take A Look At Medical Cannabis Extracts Legal Status

Cannabis Law Report

The medical-marijuana community has been on edge over the issue since June, when the state court of appeals ruled 2-1 that THC-bearing resin from marijuana plants, and the products that contain it, were not protected by the 2010 Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. Cannabis Law News

New York Governor Cuomo Leaves Marijuana Legalization Out of State Budget

NORML

Sixty-five percent of New York residents support the legalization of cannabis. Cannabis legalization was not included in the 2019 – 2020 New York State Budget. Both the legislature and the Governor’s office, after hearing New Yorkers’ opinions, have repeatedly stated cannabis legislation must address social justice concerns and avoid creating a cannabis economy that will allow large businesses to thrive to the detriment of small business.

Using Cannabis for ALS: Benefits, Research and Best Strains

Greencamp

In this comprehensive guide, we are exploring the research on using cannabis for treating Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)—a rare neuron disease that targets the motor neurons in the body. Marijuana and Epilepsy: Here’s How Cannabis Stops Seizures (12 Studies).

National Cannabis Law Firm Vicente Sederberg LLP Opens New York Office, Strengthens Corporate Team With Two New Attorneys

Cannabis Law Report

NEW YORK — Vicente Sederberg LLP, one of the nation’s leading cannabis law firms, announced Thursday it has opened an office in Manhattan. He also advises clients on marijuana and hemp licensing, regulatory, and compliance matters, with a focus on the New York and New Jersey cannabis markets.

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Lesotho: Two Senior Health Ministry Officials Overseeing Cannabis Industry Licensing Linked To Company Planning To Produce Medicinal Cannabis In The Country

Cannabis Law Report

reports…… Two senior Lesotho health ministry officials, who oversee cannabis industry licensing, are linked to a company that plans to manufacture medicinal cannabis in the kingdom. Matsipa confirmed the Lesotho company had acquired a licence to produce medicinal cannabis.

Czech Republic – Medical Insurance: Medical cannabis could be 90 percent covered by insurance companies in the Czech Republic if bill goes through

Cannabis Law Report

Medical cannabis should be 90 percent covered by insurance companies in the Czech Republic due to an amendment to the Medicines Act, which passed its final reading in the Chamber of Deputies. Patients taking medicinal cannabis are increasing in the Czech Republic, but the number is still low.

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Californian Cannabis Lawyers In Court Tussle

Cannabis Law Report

Daniel Sosa owned and operated Mid City Cannabis Club, a marijuana dispensary (Mid City). Lipian (2010) 188 Cal.App.4th 86, 101 [“‘“It is elementary that the language used in any opinion is to be understood in the light of the facts and the issue then before the court.

Bhang Sets Its Sights On The Global Cannabis Market

Cannabis Law Report

The Miami-based company Bhang sells more than 100 cannabis and hemp-related items including CBD chocolate bars, pre-rolls (joints) and vaping devices, online and in 1,000 shops in ten countries. You might call it “the big Bhang,” because it is expanding.

Open Secrets.Org Releases Numbers on Cannabis Industry Lobbying Numbers in The US

Cannabis Law Report

The Cannabis Trade Federation have spent $760K of their members hard earned cash or should we say hard raised cash !! Cannabis Trade Federation. National Cannabis Roundtable. National Cannabis Industry Assn. Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce.

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Cannabis for Lupus: Here’s How Cannabinoids Relieve Inflammation

Greencamp

Fortunately enough, a large body of evidence shows that cannabis may prove to be a good treatment option for lupus. I wanted to see just how good cannabis might be for this condition, and so I decided to go over the available research. Is cannabis the next best thing?

Wake Up California Cannabis Growers It’s 2019

Cannabis Law Report

CPA’s “ PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Wake Up California Cannabis Growers Its 2019 and the world you may have grown up and worked in since the late 1990’s was changed forever on January 1, 2018 due to the passage of SB 94 [Proposition 64].

Exciting Times Ahead: New Blog Coming Soon

Sensi Seeds

Spring is here, which means the beginning of high season and also the beginning of fair season, as the Sensi Seeds Expo Crew travel to cannabis exhibitions around the world. We want to provide you with the best possible source of information about cannabis. Cannabis News

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New Hemp Testing Guidelines Make Meeting 0.3% THC Limit Difficult

Medicinal Genomics

The language in the 2014 Farm Bill classified hemp as cannabis with less than 0.3% However, the cannabis plant does not produce THC. No existing cannabis labs are registered with the DEA because they handle a schedule 1 substance, which violates federal law.

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Teri Buhl – Smashmouth Report: Canadian Regulator Demanded Serruya turn over Defrancesco Communications: $SCU.TO

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Investor and mega Canadian millionaire Michael Serruya was hauled into the Ontario Securities Commission office last year after the Canadian regulator subpoenaed him for an on record interview and demand document production. Cannabis Law News