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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

Webinar June 1: Global Trends in Psychedelic and Cannabis Law

The cannabis industry is evolving rapidly across North America and beyond, and the psychedelics revolution is well underway. As a result, there is a growing disparity among laws of different jurisdictions. Businesses involved in cannabis production and sales, such as growers, distributors, importers, and producers, face an array of legal challenges, including regulatory compliance, taxation,

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Mixing Cannabis and Psychedelics Business

Many cannabis companies are thinking about creative ways to pivot into the developing psychedelics market. One of the questions I hear most frequently hear is whether this is a good idea. It’s one thing for companies to leave cannabis altogether and go full tilt into the psychedelics space. But mixing cannabis and psychedelics into one

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Psychedelic Retreats: Organizer Legal Issues

Psychedelic retreats are all the rage (and that’s not a new thing), which causes a variety of organizer legal issues and a corresponding spectrum of liabilities. At Wonderland Miami, Horizons NYC, and on a regular basis outside of conferences, we are asked about legal advice for the organizers of psychedelic retreats. Both recreational and therapeutic

Starting a Ketamine Clinic: What You Need to Know Now

Starting a Ketamine Clinic: What You Need to Know Now 

WATCH HERE!  As psychedelic treatments move to the forefront in healthcare, there has been a proliferation of new ketamine clinics opening throughout the United States. In addition, there is robust activity in the mergers and acquisitions market for these clinics. Ketamine is being used for a wide range of off-label uses, including for certain mood disorders.   On Thursday, September 9th at 3 pm EDT

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California and Psychedelics: Getting Closer

Over the last few months, I’ve written a few posts about SB-519, a bill introduced by California State Senator Scott Wiener earlier this year that is intended to decriminalize a host of psychedelics – from psilocybin to ketamine to LSD (you can read those posts here, here, and here). SB-519 has passed through the California

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Ketamine Due Diligence: What Any Buyer Should Know, Part 2

As noted in Ketamine Due Diligence: What A Buyer Should Know – Part 1, we have worked on several Ketamine clinic acquisitions, and one of the most important aspects of any deal is due diligence. This post will discuss some of the state healthcare regulatory issues a buyer will want to focus on for a

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Another Win for Religious Use of Psychedelics: New Hampshire v. Mack

We’ve written a lot recently about the law concerning the religious use of psychedelics (see here and here). This is an incredibly broad area of the law that is still developing. Our focus has generally been on the federal laws and decisions affecting religious use of psychedelics, though today we turn our attention to an