Gambling on Death in Online Assassination Markets

Decentralized prediction market platform Augur is currently featuring a market allowing users to bet on whether or not US President Donald Trump will be assassinated at any point during 2018. The Augur platform markets itself as "The Future of Forecasting," indicating that it is a "prediction … Read more about Gambling on Death in Online Assassination Markets

SEC Official: Ether is not a Security

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Director of Corporate Finance William Hinman, speaking at the All Market Summit: Crypto in San Francisco, said that neither bitcoin nor ether would be classified as securities by the SEC. Hinman said, "Based on my understanding of the present state of … Read more about SEC Official: Ether is not a Security

Colorado Governor Vetoes Bill Allowing Patients with Autism to Use Medical Marijuana

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has vetoed a bill that would have allowed those with autism to use medical marijuana. The bill, HB 18-1263, titled "Medical Marijuana Use for Autism and Acute Pain," would have added autism spectrum disorders to the list of qualifications for use of medical … Read more about Colorado Governor Vetoes Bill Allowing Patients with Autism to Use Medical Marijuana

CO Gov to Sign Marijuana “Tasting Room” Bill

A bill allowing adults to consume small amounts of cannabis by eating edibles or vaping marijuana concentrate or marijuana products on the premises of a duly licensed recreational marijuana retailer was sent to the desk of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Thursday, May 3, 2018. If signed into … Read more about CO Gov to Sign Marijuana “Tasting Room” Bill

Dave Rodman Interview with Bitsonline at CryptoCannabis Conference

https://youtu.be/hCliLoRKpyI The Rodman Law Group's managing member, David Rodman, spoke to Bitsonline at the recent CryptoCannabis Conference about the current state of cannabis and cryptocurrency. Watch the full interview above! Bitsonline: If you’re fundraising or considering an ICO to … Read more about Dave Rodman Interview with Bitsonline at CryptoCannabis Conference

Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Remains – Omnibus Passes Including Protections for Medical Marijuana

The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment protecting medical marijuana initiatives at the state level has survived yet another budget crisis. Early this morning, Congress has passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill comprising multiple budgetary areas, hence its "omnibus" bill designation. This massive bill, … Read more about Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Remains – Omnibus Passes Including Protections for Medical Marijuana

HB18-1101 Would Allow Marijuana Businesses to Have Publicly Traded Owners

A bill has been introduced in Colorado that would allow for some significant changes to the cannabis business industry in the state, allowing for increased opportunities for investment in marijuana businesses in the state. The bill, HB18-1101, "Concerning Measures to Allow Greater Investment … Read more about HB18-1101 Would Allow Marijuana Businesses to Have Publicly Traded Owners

Colorado Credit Union Receives Conditional Approval for Cannabis-Related Banking

A Colorado-based credit union has won conditional approval to launch its business serving marijuana-related ancillary companies, advocacy groups, and charities. After more than three years of fighting in court, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City provided The Fourth Corner Credit Union a letter … Read more about Colorado Credit Union Receives Conditional Approval for Cannabis-Related Banking