H.R. 5587 (CBD as dietary supplement by the FDA)

In just over one year since the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) have seen an explosion in popularity. While the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing and soliciting comments on final rules for regulating the growing of hemp across the United States, some companies are experiencing difficulties with [...]

By |2020-01-28T13:45:21-08:00January 22nd, 2020|Business Law, Hemp Law, Marijuana|0 Comments

Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act

On November 20, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee met to discuss, mark-up, and vote on House Resolution 3884 (H.R. 3884).[1] After debate, the Judiciary Committee voted (24-10) to move H.R. 3884 out of the committee along party lines. From here, H.R. 3884 will be considered by other committees for further debate and consideration on the [...]

By |2020-01-28T13:40:26-08:00January 15th, 2020|Business Law, Marijuana|0 Comments

FDA Warning on CBD Products

On November 25, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement regarding warning letters to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). The FDA has come forth and stated these marketed products have not been approved by the [...]

By |2020-01-28T13:43:04-08:00December 9th, 2019|Hemp Law, Marijuana|0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know About Running a Cannabis Dispensary in Nevada

The cannabis industry is growing rapidly – literally! Across the country, retail stores and medical dispensaries are seeing large revenues, despite the even larger burden of regulations and the persistent federal prohibition of the practice. However, despite the federal prohibition roadblock, 33 states have legalized medical marijuana and 11 have voted to legalize marijuana for [...]

By |2020-01-22T09:27:48-08:00November 27th, 2019|Marijuana|0 Comments

Vape Related Illnesses

The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) has reported its first confirmed case of a serious respiratory illness related to vaping in Clark County. This report comes amid various other reports from around the country, where e-cigarette related illnesses have been spiking. However, in this case, the SNHD reported that the person involved is a minor [...]

By |2019-12-02T13:00:23-08:00October 10th, 2019|Marijuana, Personal Injury|0 Comments

New Distance Setbacks for Marijuana Establishments

In order to be approved for a marijuana establishment license, there are various regulatory requirements that must be met, one of which is a distance setback requirement. This means that when applying for a license, the physical address of any proposed marijuana establishment must be a specific distance away from certain establishments as proscribed by [...]

By |2019-12-02T12:52:45-08:00September 25th, 2019|Hemp Law, Marijuana|0 Comments

Consumption Lounges in Nevada

One of the largest issues that continue to plague the cannabis industry is the inability for out-of-state residents to be able to consume cannabis products that they purchase at state-licensed local dispensaries. Specifically, Las Vegas is one of the largest tourist cities in the country and with the state of Nevada having legalized cannabis for [...]

By |2019-09-10T15:44:01-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Marijuana|0 Comments

Las Vegas City Council Meeting RE: Social Use Venue Licenses

Las Vegas City Council Meeting RE: Social Use Venue Licenses 03/21/2019 0 Comments On March 20, 2019, the Las Vegas City Council met to discuss a proposed bill regarding social use venues (consumption lounge) in the City of Las Vegas. After deliberation, the Council members instructed the City staff that they would like various additions [...]

By |2019-09-10T16:30:33-07:00March 21st, 2019|Marijuana|0 Comments

Smoking Defenses: The NFL and Marijuana

Smoking Defenses: The NFL and Marijuana 01/31/2019 0 Comments As the 2018 NFL season comes to an end, we approach the holy grail of the sport, the Super Bowl. The 53rd installment of the “most expensive ticket in town” will feature the Los Angeles Rams vs. New England Patriots, on February 3, 2019 in the beautiful [...]

By |2019-09-10T15:52:55-07:00January 31st, 2019|Marijuana|0 Comments