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Los Angeles faces lawsuit over marijuana delivery licenses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two marijuana trade organizations filed a lawsuit Monday against the nation’s largest legal pot market over restrictions on stand-alone delivery services that have blocked them from obtaining licenses until 2025.

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New Association Brings Psychedelics to the Medical Mainstream

Psychedelics have entered the mainstream, informing a multimillion dollar industry – but the majority of healthcare providers working directly with patients are unaware of the growing field of psychedelic therapy. The newly formed Psychedelic Medicine Association (PMA) remedies this with a collaborative platform created for medical professionals, organizations, and drug developers to educate and guide […]

Myths and Realities About the Decriminalization of Psychedelics in the US

The psychedelic renaissance is moving ahead full-steam; Denver decriminalized personal use and possession of psilocybin mushrooms; Oakland and Santa Cruz went farther and decriminalized a broad set of activities around all naturally-occurring psychedelic substances, known as “psychedelics,” “sacred plants” or “entheogens.” For more information on the Denver and Oakland initiatives, see my previous article in […]

Denver’s Psilocybin Policy Panel and the Magic Mushroom Debate

Denver’s making headlines again by forming the world’s first “Psilocybin Mushroom Policy Review Panel.” The 11-person panel is a direct follow-up to the city’s passing of Initiated Ordinance 301 (I-301) in May 2019, which effectively decriminalized psilocybin mushrooms in Denver. In the months that followed, I-301, which was created by Decriminalize Denver (since rebranded as “SPORE”), inspired […]

As the Cannabis Industry Grows, Legalization Begets Litigation

Historically, the cannabis industry has been an unpredictable and dubious place to conduct business. When deals were negotiated in the black and gray markets, they most often were loose–knit “contracts” sealed with a handshake.

American Indian Tribe and Wisconsin Attorney General Reach Landmark Agreement Favoring Full Implementation of Tribe’s Hemp & CBD Control Program

The St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, a federally recognized American Indian tribe in northwest Wisconsin, and the State of Wisconsin’s top law enforcement official, Attorney General Brad Schimel, reached agreement favoring full implementation of the Tribe’s hemp and cannabidiol (“CBD”) control program and establishment of a tribally owned and operated hemp business.

Consent Decree

The Parties, Plaintiff St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, a federally recognized American Indian Tribe, and Defendant Brad Schimel, Wisconsin Attorney General, agree to the dismissal of the Tribe’s Complaint seeking declaratory judgment against Attorney General Schimel…