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New Mexico Leads the Way with Cannabis Lounges

Some states that have legalized recreational marijuana have nonetheless put consumers in a difficult situation, one in which they may be unintentionally violating the law. For example, in Nevada customers can only consume marijuana in a private residence. This limitation becomes especially acute for the millions of tourists that visit Las Vegas every year, as [...]

By |2021-04-21T15:11:26-07:00April 20th, 2021|Marijuana|Comments Off on New Mexico Leads the Way with Cannabis Lounges

New Mexico Legislature Passes Cannabis Legalization Bill

The New Mexico Legislature passed House Bill 2 (“HB 2”) on March 31, 2021. Governor Lujan Grisham (D-NM) noted that her “signing pen” was ready for HB 2, also known as the Cannabis Regulation Act. The Governor had convened a special session of the Legislature for the purpose of passing the bill, which failed to [...]

By |2021-04-21T15:03:13-07:00April 2nd, 2021|Hemp Law, Marijuana|Comments Off on New Mexico Legislature Passes Cannabis Legalization Bill

Governor Sisolak Introduces Plan to Pardon Minor Marijuana Possession Convictions

On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, the Nevada Board of Pardons Commissioners is set to discuss Governor Sisolak’s resolution to pardon people who were previously convicted of possession of one ounce or less of marijuana, not for purpose of sale. If granted, Governor Sisolak states that this resolution would affect tens of thousands of people who [...]

By |2020-06-16T00:48:18-07:00June 11th, 2020|Criminal Defense, Marijuana|Comments Off on Governor Sisolak Introduces Plan to Pardon Minor Marijuana Possession Convictions

Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board

During the 2019 Legislative Session in Carson City, the Governor championed a sweeping retooling of the State’s marijuana regulatory mechanism. With the passage and signing of Assembly Bill 533, Nevada created the Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB). Modeled after the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the CCB will be tasked with regulation and oversight of the cannabis [...]

By |2021-03-30T11:56:44-07:00March 25th, 2020|Hemp Law, Marijuana|Comments Off on Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board

NV and COVID19 Response

On March 17, 2020, Governor Steve Sisolak announced the closure of all non-essential businesses[1]. This closure has impacted the casino and hotel industry, as well as the food service industry. In an unprecedented move, Governor Sisolak ordered the shutdown of all casino games, including machines and tables, statewide. All restaurants and bars which serve food [...]

By |2020-03-20T14:52:13-07:00March 19th, 2020|General, Marijuana|Comments Off on NV and COVID19 Response

How to sell Hemp and CBD products from Nevada

While it is enticing to start a hemp or CBD business in Nevada, there are several steps that must be followed in order to start your business legally. This is not an exhaustive list of what actions to take, but rather a broad overview of general issues that need to be addressed. If you have [...]

By |2021-03-30T12:05:24-07:00March 5th, 2020|Hemp Law, Marijuana|Comments Off on How to sell Hemp and CBD products from Nevada

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|Comments Off on H.R. 5587 (CBD as dietary supplement by the FDA)

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|Comments Off on Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act

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 |2020-05-05T11:21:18-07:00December 9th, 2019|Hemp Law, Marijuana|Comments Off on FDA Warning on CBD Products

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 |2021-03-30T11:48:12-07:00November 27th, 2019|Marijuana|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Running a Cannabis Dispensary in Nevada