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California May Decriminalize Psychedelics

On February 17, 2021, California Senator Scott Wiener introduced SB-519, a bill that if passed, would decriminalize a host of both natural and synthetic psychedelic drugs. In this post, I’ll unpack what the law would do in its current form. Before I get into the specifics of the bill, there are three things that are

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Ketamine Due Diligence: What Any Buyer Should Know – Part 1

We have worked on several ketamine acquisitions, and one of the most important aspects of any deal is due diligence. Shortly after term sheets or letters of intent are executed, most buyers send out a due diligence request list to the seller. This post will focus on the healthcare regulatory issues a buyer will want

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California, Cannabis and Telehealth: Part 2

In my last post in this two-part series, I focused specifically on California’s current relationship with telehealth and cannabis. Without a doubt, physicians are free to recommend medical cannabis to qualified patients via telehealth platforms, apps, and tech so long as both Prop. 215 and telehealth laws and regulations are followed by the physician. This

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FREE Webinar on November 19th: Ketamine, Psilocybin and New Drug Therapies, Part 2!

Watch the webinar HERE! In case you missed the first webinar, you can WATCH IT HERE.   For the past decade, Harris Bricken attorneys have advised domestic and international businesses and entrepreneurs on rapidly evolving laws and regulations in the cannabis, hemp, and regulated substances industries. Over the last few years, our attorneys have led

Psychedelics Webinar Therapy

FREE Webinar on November 19th: Ketamine, Psilocybin and New Drug Therapies, Part 2!

  Watch the webinar HERE! In case you missed the first webinar, you can WATCH IT HERE.   For the past decade, Harris Bricken attorneys have advised domestic and international businesses and entrepreneurs on rapidly evolving laws and regulations in the cannabis, hemp, and regulated substances industries. Over the last few years, our attorneys have

Oregon Psilocybin: Does Measure 109 Go Far Enough? Does it Go Too Far?

Oregon Psilocybin: Does Measure 109 Go Far Enough? Does it Go Too Far?

We are on record here at the law firm in support of Measure 109. We have friends and colleagues who have worked on the campaign and clients who have written checks, large and small. Legal psilocybin in Oregon? We like the sound of that. But do we unconditionally and unapologetically love the ballot measure? No,

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Is Kratom Legal?

Recently, our attorneys have seen a large uptick in interest, both from consumers and businesses, in ketamine and psychedelics. There has been a proliferation of ketamine clinics in the United States (see here here, and here), and dozens of jurisdictions (such as Denver and Oregon) passed or are considering passing psychedelics laws that would do

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Ketamine, Psilocybin and New Drug Therapies: The Webinar Video Replay

Click HERE to learn more about the second part of this webinar!   On July 9th, California psychedelic attorneys Hilary Bricken (Los Angeles), Griffen Thorne (Los Angeles), Vince Sliwoski (Portland) and Jesse Mondry (Portland) hosted an interactive webinar to answer questions on the future of legalization and regulation of new drug therapies and alternative medicine, including: efforts to decriminalize and