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

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

Ketamine Clinics and the DEA

Recently, we’ve been writing about ketamine-infusion clinics, which are increasingly popping up across the country (see a list of our past coverage at the end of this post). Over the coming weeks, we’ll dive deeper into individual laws and regulations governing clinics. Today, we focus on some of the high-level requirements of the Drug Enforcement

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

Will Psilocybin Clinics Be The Next Big Thing in Treating Depression?

Earlier this year we wrote about the movement to decriminalize psilocybin – noting its success in Denver, Oakland, and Santa Cruz – and that nearly 100 other cities are looking at decriminalizing psychedelics. (The Psilocybin Movement is Like the Cannabis Movement (Except When It’s Not)). That article posited that psilocybin would move along two tracks

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

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

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

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,