Friday, September 20, 2019
oregon-hemp-free-webinar-october-3
It can be difficult forecasting your business’ future in the rapidly evolving hemp industry. From the signing of 2018’s Farm Bill legalizing industrial hemp at the federal level, to the rise of CBD as a purported wündercure, hemp has rapidly become the hottest commodity around. But between the big headlines, hemp industry players have grappled…
td-app-now-lets-you-lock-and-unlock-your-td-cards
TD Visa consumer credit cardholders now have the ability to lock and unlock their credit cards, internationally and at home, straight from their TD mobile banking app. The app allows users to: Access the feature from anywhere on mobile devices Independently lock and unlock their account Block new purchases without disrupting pre-authorized payments and charges…
cannabis-smoke-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly
The last few days we’ve seen a flurry of activity related to smokable cannabis products.  It’s been tough to keep track of everything that’s gone on, so today I’m going to take a page out of legendary Italian director Sergio Leone‘s book and break down the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in all things…
californias-right-to-farm-laws-pesticide-drift-wine-and-weed
California, like other states, has a Right to Farm Act that is intended to protect agricultural activity, and many counties have their own local right to farm ordinances as well. California’s Right to Farm Act provides: “No agricultural activity, operation, or facility, or appurtenances thereof, conducted or maintained for commercial purposes, and in a manner consistent…
litigation-update-who-decides-whether-you-can-ship-hemp-through-idaho
Regular readers know that we are in the midst of presenting a 50-state series analyzing how each state treats hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”). Recently we covered Idaho, which we neatly summarized as “probably the worst state in the country to get caught with hemp.” The article explains why this is so in detail.  Among the…
hemp-cbd-across-state-lines-indiana
The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. The 2018 Farm Bill gives the US Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) regulatory authority over hemp…
co-ownership-a-growing-trend-in-real-estate
Rising home prices across Ontario are forcing home buyers to think of more creative ways to get into the market. One option that’s getting more popular is co-owing a house with a friend or relative. Co-ownership refers to buying real estate with someone who is not your spouse or long-term partner. New data from Teranet,…
is-bankruptcy-protection-on-the-horizon-for-cannabis-businesses
As most of us know, bankruptcy is just not an option for the cannabis industry or those even affiliated with it. To date, courts have generally ruled that debtors who work in the cannabis industry or derive meaningful income from cannabis activity (directly or indirectly) cannot use bankruptcy. This is in response to the U.S.…