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Overproduction, Diversion, and the “New” Marijuana Black Market

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law On Friday, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon, Billy Williams, issued a memorandum titled “Priorities in Enforcement of Federal laws Involving Marijuana in the District of Oregon.” The memo explains that changes are afoot in enforcement policies and practices with respect to federal marijuana laws in Oregon. These…
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By The Numbers: A Survey of Marijuana Tax Revenue Trends

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law Cannabis is big business, not only for industry participants, but also for the states and local jurisdictions where marijuana has been legalized and regulated through the levy and collection of excise and other taxes. A report from New Frontier Data, a cannabis-neutral policy and business analytic and reporting organization, titled Cannabis…
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Unlikely Heroes in Hemp: An Analysis of Hemp Industries Association, et al. v. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (Case No. 17-70162) and the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 (S. 2667)

By: Heidi Urness, Attorney at Heidi Urness Law Published in: Marijuana Venture Magazine, June 2018 I.   Hemp Industries Ass’n. v. DEA (April 30, 2018) The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Hemp Industries Association, et al. v. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (Case No. 17-70162) last week, siding against industry attorneys who argued that DEA’s…
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