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Webinar Replay: What Can the Psychedelics Industry Learn from Cannabis Regulation?

On November 10, our own Vince Sliwoski joined a stellar panel convened by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics at Harvard Law School. A wide-ranging, insightful discussion ensued on what the burgeoning psychedelics industry can learn from cannabis regulation. For anyone who missed this marquee event, we’ve embedded a link to

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Psilocybin Lease Checklist: Top 10

Oregon is the first state to launch a regulated psilocybin industry. Following the mid-term election results, we know which cities and counties in the Beaver state will allow licensed psilocybin businesses in 2023. Regulated businesses will fall into three broad categories: manufacturers, testing labs and service centers. All of these psilocybin companies will need leases.

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Oregon Psilocybin and Securities: Raising Money Right

Oregon psilocybin licensing kicks off in just over a month. We are finally in the home stretch of the two-year run-up following the passage of Measure 109. At this point, many people are forming psilocybin businesses and raising money for these new ventures. What’s old is new again We went through similar business structuring and

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Free Webinar Today! Cannabis and Psychedelics Election Updates, Q&A

Register Here Last week, voters across the country were tasked with deciding the fate of numerous cannabis and psychedelics bills and initiatives. These included: psychedelics regulation in Colorado psilocybin licensing opt-out votes around Oregon cannabis decriminalization votes in Texas medical cannabis regulation in Arkansas recreational cannabis regulation in Maryland recreational cannabis regulation in Missouri recreational

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Colorado Legalizes Psychedelics

There’s been a lot of news about Tuesday’s election. One of the things that hasn’t made the waves is Colorado’s approval of Prop. 122, which will pave the way for psilocybin clinics like in Oregon. Prop. 122 is actually much broader than Oregon’s Measure 109, and legalizes psychedelics far beyond just psilocybin. Many expressed opposition

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Cannabis and Psychedelics Election Updates and Q&A

Register Here On November 8, 2022, voters across the country were tasked with deciding the fate of numerous cannabis and psychedelics bills and initiatives. These included: psychedelics regulation in Colorado psilocybin licensing opt-out votes around Oregon cannabis decriminalization votes in Texas medical cannabis regulation in Arkansas recreational cannabis regulation in Maryland recreational cannabis regulation in

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Psilocybin Companies and Phantom Income

Our Oregon office has been setting up psilocybin companies for clients. This is meat-and-potatoes work for us, as we’ve formed hundreds of schedule I substances businesses in Oregon over the years. I’m referring to cannabis businesses, but psilocybin is similar. Like cannabis companies, most new psilocybin companies end up registering as either LLCs or C-corps.

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Psychedelics Benefit Companies

The psychedelics movement has a benevolent streak, which may create an influx of benefit companies in the regulated space. In Oregon, the state will regulate the actual practice of medicine out of the program, but many industry operators — manufacturers, service centers and facilitators — are interested in health aspects of psilocybin use nonetheless. Others

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Starting a Psilocybin Business: Write It Down

It’s important for a psilocybin business to operate with written agreements, well ahead of licensure. This post explains why. Statutes and common law are “one size fits all” In Oregon, as in all 50 states, companies are subject to statutes that govern their members, managers, shareholders, directors and officers. The statutes are back-filled by common