At this year's Benzinga Psychedelics Capital Conference, firm partner Nadav Aschner spoke on the current legal intricacies of psychedelics at the "Oregon, Colorado, Quebec: Lessons from legal psilocybin markets" panel. Beginning with the regulatory strategies employed by psychedelics on their path … Read more about Benzinga Psychedelics Capital Conference 2023
Proposition 118 Passes in Colorado: The Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Program
In November 2022, Colorado voters approved Proposition 118, a ballot initiative that establishes a statewide paid medical leave program. This new law, known as the Colorado Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) program, provides eligible workers with up to 12 weeks of paid leave per year for … Read more about Proposition 118 Passes in Colorado: The Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FAMLI) Program
SENATE BILL 23-290 HAS PASSED THE COLOADO SENATE AND IS HEADING TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Colorado voters approved Proposition 122, or the Natural Medicine Health Act (“NMHA”) in November of 2022. The goal was to make “Natural Medicine” (as defined in the NMHA) available to those who could benefit from is use. Natural Medicine under the NMHA includes dimethyltryptamine, ibogaine, … Read more about SENATE BILL 23-290 HAS PASSED THE COLOADO SENATE AND IS HEADING TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Maintaining Cannabis as a Schedule I Drug Continues to be an Increasingly Difficult Stance for the Federal Government
Federal Prohibition is Preventing Widespread and Additional Research The Mayo Clinic recently published a special edition of its Mayo Clinic Magazine, titled Medical Marijuana: The Science and Benefits. It discusses how medical marijuana can be used to relieve pain, treat anxiety, and improve … Read more about Maintaining Cannabis as a Schedule I Drug Continues to be an Increasingly Difficult Stance for the Federal Government
ETHDenver 2023: Navigating Web3
At this year's ETHDenver Conference, founder and managing member Dave Rodman teamed up with Charged Particles and Bankless Ventures founder Ben Lakoff in a fireside chat on navigating Web3 safely and successfully. Starting with the most common misconceptions present with operating in the Web3 … Read more about ETHDenver 2023: Navigating Web3
BL4SG: Security, Commodity, or Fiat?
Attending the Inaugural Blockchain Law for Social Good Conference, founder David Rodman joined the "Security, Commodity, or Fiat? Designing Regulations for the Money of the Future" panel dedicated to discussing the existing and future landscape of U.S. securities laws. Assessing the obstacles … Read more about BL4SG: Security, Commodity, or Fiat?
DCentral Miami: Just DAO IT!
At this year's DCentral Miami conference, Dave Rodman spoke with fellow experts in the space on all things related to decentralized autonomous organizations ("DAOs"). Joined by Laura Cole with International Blockchain Legal LLP, Moish Peltz of Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC, and Commonwealth's … Read more about DCentral Miami: Just DAO IT!
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