The Canna Law Blog is a forum for discussing the practical aspects of cannabis law and its impacts on the cannabis industry. We provide insight into how cannabis businesspeople can use the law to their advantage and in plain language we tell you what works and what does not. We aim to help you strategize how to wield the law as both a shield and a sword.

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FREE Webinar: Cannabis in Latin America

Register HERE! Many North American and European cannabis companies have set their sights on Latin American countries. The region features rich land, an abundance of natural resources, a ready workforce, and many millions of potential customers. The goal of these prospecting businesses is to make Latin America part of their supply chains or as end

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Harris Bricken Litigators Notch $7.4 Million Jury Trial Win

A very big congratulations to a longtime Oregon cannabis client, and to our trial team, which just won a decisive, hard-fought victory in a nine-day jury trial in Portland, Oregon. Harris Bricken attorney Jesse Mondry led a stellar trial team comprised also of attorney Tom Oster, litigation paralegals Kathleen Biddle and Staci Black, and summer

Cannabis in Latin America

Cannabis in Latin America: FREE Webinar October 5th

Register HERE! Many North American and European cannabis companies have set their sights on Latin American countries. The region features rich land, an abundance of natural resources, a ready workforce, and many millions of potential customers. The goal of these prospecting businesses is to make Latin America part of their supply chains or as end

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Tomorrow! Hilary Bricken at Nutrition Industry Association Conference

Register Here Learn More Here Hilary Bricken, a partner at Harris Bricken, will join the Nutrition Industry Association (NIA) West at its Fall Conference this Thursday, September 8th. Hilary will present on Cannabis/Psilocybin – What’s Real, What’s Not, What You Must Know. Hilary will cover the state of the California cannabis industry under the Medicinal

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Hilary Bricken to Present at Michigan State Bar Cannabis Law Section Conference

REGISTER HERE We’re excited to announce that our own Hilary Bricken will present for the Michigan State Bar’s Cannabis Law Section, in Cooperation with the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Hilary’s presentation is titled: “The Current State and Future of Cannabis and Psychedelics.” It begins the morning of October 1 at 9:15 a.m. Here is

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NACAT Webinar: The Complex Universe of Cannabis with Hilary Bricken

Register HERE! Join Harris Bricken attorney Hilary Bricken for a live discussion on strategies to build a scalable cannabis business, hosted by the National Association of Cannabis Accounting & Tax Professionals. Effectively serving cannabis companies as an accountant involves much more than just counting cash and paying the quarterly tax bills. There are countless state

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Canna Law Blog Cited by U.S. Senators in Letter to the Attorney General

Last week, we discovered that U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker cited our own Vince Sliwoski in a letter to Merrick Garland, the U.S. Attorney General, pressing for the end of cannabis prohibition. The Warren-Booker letter, dated October 6, 2021, advocates for DEA to remove cannabis from the federal Controlled Substances Act— which would

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Hilary Bricken Named Top California Cannabis Lawyer by the Daily Journal

Harris Bricken is proud to announce that the Daily Journal named our own Hilary Bricken, as one of the “Top California Cannabis Lawyers of 2022.” Hilary is one of the premier cannabis business and regulatory attorneys in the United States. She is licensed to practice law in California, Washington, and Florida. As chair of Harris

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Luxury Meets Cannabis: New York Ask Me Anything

Back on May 5, 2022, Harris Bricken’s Simon Malinowski hosted an “Ask Me Anything” during the fantastic (in our opinion) Luxury Meets Cannabis Conference in New York City. Want to hear the hard hitting questions answered about cannabis licensing and the current state of New York’s cannabis industry? Here is a video of that AMA: Check