Big Tobacco Moving Into Cannabis Market

One of the largest tobacco companies in North America, Altria Group - which owns Philip Morris USA, best known for their manufacture of Marlboro cigarettes - has agreed to invest $1.8 billion USD ($2.4 billion Canadian dollars) into Cronos Group, based in Ontario. The investment marks the largest … Read more about Big Tobacco Moving Into Cannabis Market

Ohio Now Accepting Bitcoin for Tax Payments

Beginning today, November 26, 2018, Ohio will be the first US state to accept Bitcoin payments for more than 20 kinds of state business taxes. Payments made in Bitcoin will be made through third-party payment service BitPay. The Ohio Treasurer's website lists the 23 kinds of business taxes that can … Read more about Ohio Now Accepting Bitcoin for Tax Payments

McConnell: Farm Bill Will Include Hemp Legalization

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Republican - Kentucky) spoke to reporters last week and said that while legislators are still trying to come to a consensus on the Farm Bill, a provision legalizing hemp will be included in the legislation. When asked by reporters about the hemp provisions … Read more about McConnell: Farm Bill Will Include Hemp Legalization

CFTC Chairman: DLT Can Automate Regulation

  The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has, thus far, exhibited far more enthusiasm for Distributed Ledge Technology ("DLT") than the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). On balance the CFTC has come across as open, if not downright enthused by the possibilities … Read more about CFTC Chairman: DLT Can Automate Regulation

Proposition 112, Institutionalized Misinformation Campaigns, and the Lies of Oil and Gas

Here's the thing: I know that if you have listened to most of the lobbying efforts surrounding Proposition 112, you are probably going to vote "No" on it this November. I find this to be incredibly sad, but probably not for the reason you think. Yes, I firmly believe that a "No" vote is bad for … Read more about Proposition 112, Institutionalized Misinformation Campaigns, and the Lies of Oil and Gas

RLG Sponsors Charity Golf Tournament

The Rodman Law Group is proud to have been the 1st Place Sponsor at the Masters at the Meridian, a golf tournament benefiting the Growing Hope Foundation. The tournament, held on September 10, 2018 at the Meridian Golf Course in Englewood, Colorado, was well attended. The tournament was sponsored by … Read more about RLG Sponsors Charity Golf Tournament

Denver’s Second Licensed Marijuana Consumption Business to Open

Vape and Play, the second social marijuana consumption establishment to open in Denver, received the city licensing director's sign off on August 24, 2018, paving the way for the business to open this fall at 1753 S. Broadway. The license was approved by Denver's executive director of the Department … Read more about Denver’s Second Licensed Marijuana Consumption Business to Open

RLG Series of ITF Reports: Privacy Coins

The Rodman Law Group is proud to present the third in a series of reports from one of our clients, Intelligent Trading Foundation. The information that they have worked hard to gather and consolidate is presented in a efficient manner that provides significant amounts of information in digestible … Read more about RLG Series of ITF Reports: Privacy Coins