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Mediation of Cannabis Disputes: Part 1

Mediation and arbitration are the two major “alternative dispute resolution” (ADR) techniques used in business disputes. We’ve discussed arbitration in cannabis cases in several previous blog posts, here, here, here, here, and here. Although arbitration gets more attention these days than mediation (see the Supreme Court’s recent arbitration decision), mediation is […]

Weed Pairs Well With Wine, at the Corporate Level in Canada

As Canada prepares to reintegrate cannabis into society after an almost 100-year deep freeze, the palpable anticipation in the retail sector is evident. This includes the massive wine, beer, and spirits industries as well. Canada’s wine industry alone hovers around the $9 billion mark annually, according to a report commissioned […]

A Marijuana.com Exclusive Interview With John Chiang

State Treasurer John Chiang knows California’s finances. He’s the only person to date to hold all three of California’s financial positions. He was a member of the Board of Equalization, which oversees tax administration and fee collection, state controller and now state treasurer. He also happens to be one of […]

‘Right To Try’ Includes Marijuana; Weed Businesses Can go to California Banks; Illinois Senate OKs Hemp Bill

President Donald Trump signs ‘Right to Try’ legislation, the California Senate passes a proposal to create state-chartered banks for the marijuana industry, and the Illinois Senate unanimously passed The Industrial Hemp Act. ‘Right to Try’ law Will the US “right to try” law” include medical marijuana? It will, but only […]