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

House Approves Decriminalizing Cannabis with MORE Act

On Friday, December 4, the U.S. House of Representatives approved yet another landmark piece of cannabis legislation, H.R.3884, or the MORE Act of 2019 (“MORE Act”), which aims to decriminalize cannabis at the federal level. Passed in a 228-164 predominately party-line vote,  the MORE Act would … Read more about House Approves Decriminalizing Cannabis with MORE Act

New York Unveils Regulations for CBD Products

In late October, the New York State Department of Health (“DOH”) announced the release of the state’s long-awaited cannabidiol (“CBD”) guidelines. Reversing the state’s ban from last year on the sale of hemp-derived CBD-infused consumables, the new regulations aim to implement both quality control … Read more about New York Unveils Regulations for CBD Products

Four Colorado Localities Eye Cannabis Legalization

This November, voters in four Colorado cities – Littleton, Lakewood, Broomfield, and Buena Vista – will have the opportunity to legalize cannabis sales in each locality. Although Colorado broadly legalized cannabis with Amendment 64 in 2012, a key provision of the amendment allows for local … Read more about Four Colorado Localities Eye Cannabis Legalization

Lawmakers Propose Disaster Relief to Cannabis Industry with New Bill

On September 24, Congressional Democrats out of Oregon proposed a bill that may bring crucial relief to many cannabis operations across the country in the wake of not only the COVID-19 pandemic but the recent destructive wildfires that have burned large portions of the American West. Sponsored by … Read more about Lawmakers Propose Disaster Relief to Cannabis Industry with New Bill

USPS to Utilize Blockchain with New Patent

In mid-August, the U.S. Postal Service (“USPS”) revealed plans to develop and implement blockchain technology on voting systems, in an effort to further develop secure alternatives to in-person voting. Published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) on August 13, the patent filing … Read more about USPS to Utilize Blockchain with New Patent