How to Get a Credit Union Account for Your Hemp Business

How to Get a Credit Union Account for Your Hemp Business

Commercial marijuana activity remains a federal crime,  and the Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) generally prohibits financial institutions from accepting marijuana-generated dollars. Financial institutions that work with marijuana businesses must conduct due diligence to...
Cannabis Litigation Options: The Benefits of a Receivership

Cannabis Litigation Options: The Benefits of a Receivership

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the “The Top 12 Alternative Dispute Resolution Strategies” webinar last week. We received a ton of questions on a lot of really interesting topics, and we will be spending the next few weeks addressing those we couldn’t fully...
An Update on California’s Proposed Hemp and CBD Laws

An Update on California’s Proposed Hemp and CBD Laws

California’s legislature introduced a potentially game-changing hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”) bill in January 2019: Assembly Bill 228 (“AB-228”). For those of you who aren’t familiar with AB-228, see my posts here, here, here, and here. AB-228 would change...
Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Georgia

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Georgia

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. The 2018...