Cannabis Law

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This website includes general information about legal issues and developments in the law. Such materials are for informational purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments. These informational materials are not intended as legal advice on any particular set of facts or circumstances. You should contact a lawyer licensed in your jurisdiction for advice on specific legal issues.


2007, 2018

Virginia soon to be issuing permits to produce and dispense cannabis oils

By |July 20th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis Compliance|0 Comments

Virginia lawmakers in 2017 passed legislation to allow patients with epilepsy to purchase CBD oil or THC-A oil from a licensed pharmaceutical processor. The oils must contain 15% CBD or 15% THC-A, and no more [...]

1907, 2018

Maryland may end cannabis prohibition

By |July 19th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis Compliance|0 Comments

The Maryland House is currently considering Maryland House Bill 1264 (the “Bill”) that, if passed, would offer voters this November the chance to pass a ballot initiative amending the state constitution to legalize the recreational [...]

1807, 2018

D.C. may make its medical marijuana program more accessible

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis Compliance, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The D.C. Council is currently reviewing the Medical Marijuana Improvement Act (the “Act”); a bill introduced in September 2017 that, if passed, would completely reform the District’s medical marijuana program. The Act would dramatically increase [...]

1505, 2018

Medical to Recreational: Here is what you should know about the cannabis laws in the DMV

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis Compliance|0 Comments

Thirty states and the District of Columbia currently have laws which legalize cannabis for either medical or adult-use. It is important to draw a distinction between these two iterations of legalized cannabis. States with medical [...]

1302, 2018

K&M on NPR: Cannabis Crackdown? Marijuana ‘Gifting’ Events Draw The Attention Of D.C. Authorities

By |February 13th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis Compliance|0 Comments

“If I’m selling you a t-shirt — I mean, I can go into a store and buy a $42 t-shirt, that’s not unheard of — and I get some cannabis, that would as legitimate a [...]

1901, 2018

An Overview of Medical Cannabis for Maryland Physicians

By |January 19th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis Compliance|1 Comment

Vincent A. Dongarra On December 1, 2017, Maryland’s medical cannabis program reached a major milestone. The first legal cannabis dispensaries in Maryland opened, putting the final piece of the state’s medical cannabis system into place. [...]

1801, 2018

Is Crypto Currency a Good Fit for the Cannabis Industry?

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis Compliance|0 Comments

Jeff Sessions’ move to rescind Obama era Department of Justice (DOJ) policies regarding state sanctioned cannabis entities is unlikely to have the outsized impact on the industry that Sessions hoped for. Industry watchers overwhelmingly predict [...]

1701, 2018

R.I.P Cole Memo: 2013 -2018
(the death of reasonable marijuana policy)

By |January 17th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis Compliance|0 Comments

On the 4th of January, 2018, the highest-ranking law enforcement officer in our divided country killed a marijuana enforcement policy memorandum named Cole with a felt pen. The murder was committed on federal land, with [...]