Infused imitations like "medicated Skittles" are eye-catching, but are brands piggybacking? Photo credit: Shutterstock. Combining munchies with the high may be a clever marketing strategy to gain customers. But the use of established brands in the sale of cannabis-infused edibles can also be a commercial liability. In May 2021, candy-manufacturing titan Mars … [Read more...] about Infused Imitations: Consumers Question Mars Wrigley’s Motives After Corporation Sues Cannabis Companies
When one Navy veteran started using legal medical cannabis, she never thought it would jeopardize her housing. Mary Cease, 69, moved to Indiana County, Pennsylvania, to escape domestic violence and seek federal housing assistance. When she arrived, Cease applied for a Section 8 housing voucher. But — after three appeals and an appearance in front of a panel of judges — … [Read more...] about Veteran Denied Housing Over Legal Medical Cannabis use
Cannabis legalization in America is spreading like a wildfire. On Wednesday April 21st, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, a democrat, signed Senate Bill (SB) 1406 — passing the use of recreational cannabis for adults over the age of 21. While the move makes Virginia the 17th state in the nation to do so, reports the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), it is one of the first … [Read more...] about Virginia Goes Green: Gov. Northam Approves Adult-use Cannabis Legalization
Last month, Senators Cory Booker, D-NJ, Ron Wyden, D-OR, and Chuck Schumer, D-NY, released a joint statement, stating that they are “committed to working together to put forward and advance comprehensive cannabis reform legislation.” Specifically, their plan is to “release a unified discussion draft on comprehensive reform” in early 2021. Although President Biden has not … [Read more...] about The Arcview Group: Prepare Your Business For Federal Cannabis Legalization
The easy, and technically true, answer is “no.” But, since this is cannabis law, there’s also room for maybe. This is a great question because even though a lot of cannabis is grown in high-tech greenhouses by technicians in lab coats and is regulated like nuclear waste, let us not forget that this is just a plant that grows quite well at your local farm or … [Read more...] about Ask a Cannabis Attorney: Is My Cannabis Organic?