Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act

With young adults' marijuana use at an all-time high as states continue to pass legislation legalizing marijuana for medical and/or recreational use, the federal government is, at long last, taking a closer look. As we discussed in a prior blog post, cannabis reform initiatives recently made five … Read more about Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act

Rise of Cannabis-Friendly Vacation Rentals

The vacation rental market is getting a 420-friendly renovation as some industry business owners are starting to offer cannabis at select rental locations. With cannabis growing beyond the traditional confines of dispensaries and cultivation sites,  the hospitality space appears to be the next big … Read more about Rise of Cannabis-Friendly Vacation Rentals

States Voting on Cannabis Reform this November

This November, significant efforts to legalize marijuana throughout the US are expected as multiple citizen-led initiatives are set to appear on several states’ ballots. Nineteen states currently have full medical and recreational legalization for marijuana, and yet there are 11 states that still … Read more about States Voting on Cannabis Reform this November

You’ve Been Airdropped: Courts Approve New Method of Service

From gaming assets to a new form of event ticketing, the range of utilities and use cases of non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”) has only just begun to develop in recent years and appear as vast as the human imagination. Now, NFTs may also have a legitimate use in the legal system as a form of service for … Read more about You’ve Been Airdropped: Courts Approve New Method of Service

Crypto and NFT Asset Security

As virtually all NFT investors do, if you have an OpenSea account then you likely had your email address leaked in late June due to a company-wide data breach. This is not the first cyber-attack on the popular NFT marketplace but is yet another reminder to investors of the vulnerabilities of online … Read more about Crypto and NFT Asset Security

Colorado Voters Eye Decriminalization of Psilocybin

This November, Colorado could see some big changes in the area of psychedelics as activists believe they have enough signatures to place a measure on the state’s ballot that would legalize possession of psilocybin and create licensed healing centers.[1] Back in 2019, advocates in Denver … Read more about Colorado Voters Eye Decriminalization of Psilocybin

RLG Joins Mona x NFT.NYC

While at NFT.NYC 2022, firm founder Dave Rodman met up with 3D world-building platform and web3 social network Mona to discuss intellectual property concerns for NFTs. In a panel titled "IP, NFTs, and the Metaverse," Dave was joined by Nixon Peabody LLP's Eliana Torres and moderated by Soul Curry … Read more about RLG Joins Mona x NFT.NYC

Investor Psychology in the Current Bear Market

During downturns of the market such as the current one, many often wonder how to identify market cycles instead of falling victim to them. In mid-June, Howard Marks, co-founder, and co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management sat down with visiting professor of cognitive economics at the University … Read more about Investor Psychology in the Current Bear Market