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Month: June 2018

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DEA Classification of CBD Survives Lawsuit

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law Published in: Marijuana Venture Magazine, June 2018 I.  Hemp Farming Act of 2018 Provides Hope for the Cannabis Industry The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Hemp Industries Association, et al. v. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (Case No. 17-70162), siding against industry attorneys who argued that the DEA’s…
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Advertising Regulation Overhaul Causes Mass Confusion in Washington Cannabis Industry

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law The laws applicable to the advertising of legal cannabis and legal cannabis business are some of the most rapidly evolving not only in Washington state, but also across the country. I.   Cannabis Advertising Law Overhaul  Mass confusion resulted over these regulations in Washington state in the spring of 2017,…
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Marijuana’s Role in Mitigating the Opioid Crisis

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law Last Thursday, the White House announced it is launching a multimillion-dollar ad campaign intending to warn young people about the dangers of opioid abuse and curb opioid addiction. It is part of the anti-opioid initiative President Trump announced in March of this year, following his declaring the crisis a…
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New Marijuana Licenses in Oregon are No More

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law The agency responsible for licensing marijuana businesses and enforcing relevant laws in the state of Oregon, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), announced last Thursday it will “pause” the processing and issuance of new marijuana license applications as of June 15, 2018. I.   Announcement of Temporary “Pause” on Oregon’s…
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