The Howard Cohn Legal Group works with businesses in the cannabis industry to fortify their Cannabis brand and protect their holdings. Below is a guest post by Abe Cohn, COO of THC Legal Group, on how to deal with marijuana business and the IRS. Cannabis Businesses: How to Make Sure You Don’t Get Audited With […]
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Companion bills to legalize medical cannabis introduced in South Carolina. Senator Tom Davis and Representative Peter McCoy held a press conference to formally announce the companions bills that will be filed simultaneously in the state’s House and Senate. If approved into law, the South Carolina Compassionate Care Act would allow those with a recommendation from […]
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Our previous post about the upcoming California Cannabis Business Expo (CCBE) hosted by MJIC next week on March 5-8 in San Diego highlighted reasons for industry professionals to attend and how this event has helped companies in the past. Another big focus of the CCBE, particularly this time around with the recent passage of Proposition 64 in […]
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Trump Vows to Win War on Drugs, But Doesn’t Mention Marijuana by Phillip Smith Phillip Smiths, one of my favorite and most prolific writers on the drug war, latest piece examines last nights Presidential inaugural address to Congress in which Trump vows to win war on drugs, but doesn’t mention marijuana. I encourage all of […]
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A recent ACLU poll shows Oregonians strongly support reducing drug sentences, prompting a task force from the Attorney General’s office to introduce a new bill to remove felony punishments for small-scale drug possession. As momentum picks up across the country to just say #NoMoreDrugWar, this is very encouraging news. Treating addicts like criminals has been an […]
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According to Reno Gazette Times, the Feds threaten to shut down Las Vegas High Times Cannabis Cup in a Feb. 16 letter to the Moapa Paiute Tribe. The times reports that U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden, based in Las Vegas, sent a Feb. 16 letter to the Moapa Paiute Tribe reminding the tribe that the transport, possession, use and distribution of […]
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Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s Press Secretary recently spoke about marijuana at a White House Press briefing, while he praised the plant for helping on some dire situations for medical patients – he not only put cannabis in the cross hairs of a possible federal crackdown, but he also wrongly likened marijuana to opioids. “There’s […]
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The White House threatened to crack down on legal marijuana last Thursday afternoon. WH Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that the Trump administration will step up enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana. “I do believe that you’ll see greater enforcement,” Spicer said, and added that the exact policy is “a question for the Department of Justice.” When […]
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Are Republicans out of step with Americans when it comes to marijuana? That is what a new national poll taken by Quinnipiac University finds. According to the data, fifty percent of voters say the plant should be made legal in the U.S. They asked three marijuana-related questions: Would you support or oppose the government enforcing federal laws against marijuana […]
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