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Western States See Cannabis Growth Slow in June

A Detailed Look at Cannabis Sales in California, Oregon, Arizona, Colorado and Nevada During June, the tenth month after the onset of the vaping crisis and the fourth month...
- August 5th, 2020 at 4:06 pm

How to Assess Cannabis Operator Intangible Assets

Intangible Assets in the Cannabis Industry – Measuring the Success of Acquisitions Guest Post by Noam Hirschberger, CFA, CVA, Principal, Co-Lead of Cannabis Practice at PKF O’Connor Davies In the...
- July 29th, 2020 at 10:54 am

Cannabis Operators Should Develop Patent Strategies Now

  If You’re Selling Cannabis Products, You Better Have a Patent Strategy Guest post by Jay Yonamine, Co-Founder at Gene Pool Technologies Patent Strategies Are Mission Critical for Cannabis Operators...
- June 12th, 2020 at 10:17 am

How COVID-19 Will Impact the Private Cannabis Markets

COVID-19 & Cannabis Guest post by Pete Karabas, Founding Partner at Key Investment Partners Today we find ourselves in a nerve-racking environment as COVID-19 spreads across the globe. The...
- March 18th, 2020 at 10:57 am

Cannabis Beverages in Canada Won’t Pop

Guest post by Marc Solby,  founder of Lighthouse Consulting On the eve of Cannabis 2.0 in Canada, with the addition of edibles and beverages, investors and producers are excited...
- January 14th, 2020 at 11:01 am

Assessing Different Types of Cannabis License Denial Challenges

Challenging State and Local Cannabis License Denials: Current Trends and Issues Guest post by Robert Becher, Chairman of Quinn Emanuel’s Cannabis Litigation Practice Group, and Carrie James, Associate Applicants denied licenses...
- August 29th, 2019 at 10:24 am

RICO Claims Are a Substantial Risk to Cannabis Operators

The Risk of RICO Claims Against Cannabis Businesses, and Potential Defenses Guest post by Robert Becher, Chairman of Quinn Emanuel’s Cannabis Litigation Practice Group The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations...
- August 5th, 2019 at 11:00 am