Canada

8
Jul
2020

The Future of Vape Litigation: Temperature Control

The Future of Vape Litigation: Temperature Control The e-cigarette or vaping use-associated lung injury (EVALI) outbreak of 2019 caught the attention of many, and has brought with it the scrutiny of both regulators and plaintiffs’ attorneys eager to act as “civil prosecutors.” As Tolkien would say, the Eye of Sauron has now turned its gaze towards

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22
Jun
2020

Why Employee Training is Your Key to Financial Success

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Why Employee Training is Your Key to Financial Success So, there you are, pondering your finances, there are many expenses and costs that go into running your business and when your budget is already tight, should you add or increase training to the expense list? Why frustrate yourself, looking for ways to train people, when you could

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22
Jun
2020

Cannabis Contracting: The Potential Invalidity Defense Created By Federal Prohibition

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Cannabis Contracting: The Potential Invalidity Defense Created By Federal Prohibition The overwhelming majority of Americans now live in a state where cannabis is legal at the state level for at least some purposes.1 However, cannabis (excluding hemp) remains criminal under federal law for all purposes. This conflict between state and federal law presents challenges for participants in

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12
Jun
2020

International Cooperation: The Next Generation of Cannabis Development?

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International Cooperation: The Next Generation of Cannabis Development? The Canadian-German market connection has been a “thing” ever since the middle of the last decade. But this is not the only international cannabis connection. Indeed, firms in multiple countries have been developing international partnerships for quite some time – and not just deals involving the plant or

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12
Jun
2020

How to Name and Brand Your Cannabis Business

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How to Name and Brand Your Cannabis Business Once you have your product and your business model conceived in the legal cannabis industry, it’s time to brand your endeavor. Branding is what will differentiate your company from others in the same cannabis space. It’s a reflection of what you value and why customers should care about

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4
Jun
2020

Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo Goes Virtual

Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo Goes Virtual The prospect of large events with 50 or more people in Illinois taking place in 2020 seems highly unlikely. Illinois released a plan called Restore Illinois that consists of five phases for reopening the economy. Illinois entered into Phase 2 in early May;  it is not until Phase 5

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22
May
2020

How to Grow a New Cannabis Business Amid a Pandemic

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How to Grow a New Cannabis Business Amid a Pandemic The COVID-19 crisis is plunging the global economy into recession, changing consumer behavior and the world of business. Cannabis businesses are no stranger to operating in a challenging landscape. The constantly evolving legal status, regulatory hurdles and social stigma has forced founders in this space to

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11
May
2020

Scotland Moves Forward With Its First Cannabis Farm

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Scotland Moves Forward With Its First Cannabis Farm The village of Langholm, known locally as the “Muckle Toon,” with its most famous descendent being Neil Armstrong (the first man on the moon) is about to get another first. Namely, it will be the location of the first Scottish cannabis farm. Father and son entrepreneurs William and

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9
May
2020

Navigating COVID-19 in the Cannabis industry in the UK

Navigating COVID-19 in the Cannabis industry in the UK There is no doubt all industries are feeling the effects of the coronavirus pandemic; however, cannabis businesses face a unique set of challenges. Business operations, consumer behavior and financials will be analysed more than ever as businesses seek to position themselves during the pandemic and beyond when lockdowns

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