Firm to Attend Cannabis Sustainability Symposium

It’s no secret that producing cannabis doesn’t come without a strain on the environment. As more states move towards legalization, the industry faces growing pressure to become more sustainable. With stringent regulations and operational codes looming over daily operations, are there sustainable … Read more about Firm to Attend Cannabis Sustainability Symposium

Amendment to NDAA Would Allow Military Service Members to Use CBD Products

A recently passed amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) could allow military service members to use cannabidiol (“CBD”) and other hemp-derived products. The measure, sponsored by veteran Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), was introduced on July 20, 2020, and was passed in the House of … Read more about Amendment to NDAA Would Allow Military Service Members to Use CBD Products

FDA Delivers Latest CBD Study to Congress

On July 8, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) delivered the results of its most comprehensive sampling study on the current cannabidiol (“CBD”) marketplace to the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations and the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations.1 Congress mandated FDA to … Read more about FDA Delivers Latest CBD Study to Congress

Republicans and Democrats Introduce COVID-19 Privacy Bills

Senate Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate recently introduced competing bills aimed at privacy considerations believed to be presented by the Coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic. The bills seek to prevent the collection, use and/or disclosure of consumer’s personal information for … Read more about Republicans and Democrats Introduce COVID-19 Privacy Bills

How to Form an LLC in Colorado

  First time business owners have a lot to consider when starting a business, but one of the most important early decisions they have to make is deciding what corporate structure best fits the needs of their enterprise. A company’s structure influences a number of aspects of the business … Read more about How to Form an LLC in Colorado

How to Form a Corporation in Colorado

First time business owners have a lot to consider when working to get their operations up and running, including what business structure will fit the needs of their business. A company’s structure influences a number of aspects of the business including, but not limited to governance, taxes, and … Read more about How to Form a Corporation in Colorado

FTC Sues Company for Unsubstantiated Claims

On April 24, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) filed a complaint in federal court as well as an administrative complaint against California-based marketer, Whole Leaf Organics for its unsubstantiated product claims.1 The company sells Thrive, a supplement consisting mainly of vitamin C and … Read more about FTC Sues Company for Unsubstantiated Claims

Lawmakers Work to Include SAFE Banking Act Provisions in Next Stimulus Bill

The Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act (“SAFE Banking Act”) passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 321-103 in September 2019, but it stalled in the U.S. Senate. Due to COVID-19, it would appear that at least some of its provisions are being revisited by Congress. To recap, the … Read more about Lawmakers Work to Include SAFE Banking Act Provisions in Next Stimulus Bill