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CBD Products and False Advertising Under the Lanham Act

CBD Products and False Advertising Under the Lanham Act

A few weeks ago, CannaLaw wrote a Hemp/CBD litigation forecast in which they predicted that at some point a CBD company will make use of the Lanham Act by claiming that a competitor is engaging in false or misleading advertising. (See here).  In that post they promised to go into the Lanham Act in further…

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New Cannabis Regulations in Oregon

New Cannabis Regulations in Oregon

The 2019 Oregon legislative session resulted in the adoption of several new laws concerning cannabis. You can read our definitive list here, our preview of the session here and a mid-session update here. One notable change was the passage of Senate Bill 218, which authorizes the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) to refuse to issue initial…

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House Passes the SAFE Banking Act

House Passes the SAFE Banking Act

Great news! In a pretty historic moment, the House of Representatives officially voted to pass the SAFE Banking Act (H.R. 1595). We’ve extensively covered the Act’s progress in past posts (the latest can be found here and here), but just as a reminder, the Act would finally allow the cannabis industry to access banking and financial…

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Transporting Hemp-CBD: Kentucky

Transporting Hemp-CBD: Kentucky

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…

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Truly Managing your Career

Truly Managing your Career

The key to truly managing your career is to employ Emotional Intelligence and Situational Intelligence effectively.  By utilizing these skills, you’ll find that… Financial Planning Pay the Band (as a business) As a rule of thumb, it’s good to pay the band as much as any member of the band.  If there are 4 members…

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Maryland

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Maryland

A few weeks ago, CannaLaw wrote a Hemp/CBD litigation forecast in which they predicted that at some point a CBD company will make use of the Lanham Act by claiming that a competitor is engaging in false or misleading advertising. (See here).  In that post they promised to go into the Lanham Act in further…

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