Safe Streets Alliance v. Hickenlooper

2017 case from the federal Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals that held that participation in state-legal cannabis industries was racketeering activity within the meaning of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), but nevertheless held that the plaintiffs – a neighboring farm – failed to provide concrete financial damages as a result.

Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65)

California ballot initiative that, among other things, requires businesses selling products in California to provide consumer warnings of the presence in such products of chemicals deemed by the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm. Cannabis smoke and Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, among other cannabis-related substances, are listed chemicals.

SAFE Banking Act

Secure and Fair Enforcement Act, H.R. 1595, a bill in the federal House of Representatives that would have reduced or eliminated penalties against financial institutions for providing banking services to state-compliant cannabis businesses, and would have limited the scope of anti-money laundering laws for state-compliant cannabis businesses.