Cannabis Advertising Strategies: Compliant and Effective

The law surrounding advertising of cannabis and cannabis services and accessories is new, convoluted and evolving.  In this post, we broadly outline some of the do’s and don’ts of cannabis advertising.  Then, we apply these regulations to the digital world, showing how digital marketing of cannabis can be done in compliance with regulations. How can [...]

By |2020-05-14T13:21:31-07:00May 14th, 2020|Blog, Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations|

Critical Next Steps for Prospective Cannabis Retail Store Owners in Ontario

The Government of Ontario is moving towards an open market for retail cannabis stores starting in January 2020.  For those looking to take advantage of this opportunity, there many things you should be considering and doing immediately. 1. Get Informed The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) will start accepting licence applications from prospective [...]

By |2020-02-11T09:39:13-08:00December 19th, 2019|Blog, Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations|

Missouri Announces Dates for Awarding of Medical Marijuana Licenses

Officials from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services recently announced that they will award all the State’s marijuana licenses by the end of January 2020.  They posted the following issuance timeline for the varying types of facilities: Testing facilities: approximately December 19, 2019 Transportation facilities: approximately December 23, 2019 Cultivation facilities: approximately December [...]

By |2020-02-12T08:19:47-08:00December 10th, 2019|Blog, Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations|

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Cannabis Industry

Information about Cannabis Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) between privately held corporations involve a variety of complex business and legal considerations. In order to effectively navigate this terrain, it’s important to understand some of the underlying dynamics and some of the issues that may arise. This is especially important in the cannabis [...]

By |2019-09-24T15:40:53-07:00September 24th, 2019|Blog, Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations|

Critical Next Steps in Missouri for Medical Marijuana Dispensary Operators

Next Steps for Missouri Medical Marijuana Dispensary Operators Great opportunity awaits future operators of medical marijuana dispensaries in Missouri, and with the deadline for filing license applications having come and gone, the work has only just begun.  On August 19 the state’s Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) closed its call for medical marijuana [...]

By |2020-01-03T15:38:30-08:00September 5th, 2019|Blog, Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations|

Cannabis Law & Regulations

Advising on the Canadian Federal and medical and recreational cannabis regulatory regime. A review of where Canada is heading in phase-2 of its regulation and legalization of cannabis related products. Advising on provincial recreational cannabis regimes Advising on the micro-cultivation industry and canna-tourism Assisting Cannabis companies with raising money on the CSE via IPO and [...]

By |2020-06-26T07:52:16-07:00August 19th, 2019|Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations, Current Projects|

Missouri Cannabis Licensing Process

Authors: Mark Balestra, US Special Counsel, and Natasha Vlajnic, 2019 Summer Student. The article below is a simplification of the licensing process – obtaining legal advice is recommended. If your company needs assistance in filing a cannabis license application, Segev LLP is here to help. Feel free to reach out to Mark Balestra, a senior [...]

By |2019-07-24T10:48:20-07:00July 24th, 2019|Blog, Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations|

Recreational Cannabis Regulation in BC

The BC government regulates non-medical cannabis under the following legislation: The Cannabis Control and Licensing Act (CCLA), which regulates the possession, retail sale, supply, and production of non-medical cannabis in BC; and The Cannabis Distribution Act (CDA), which establishes the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) as BC’s only wholesale distributor of cannabis 1. The Cannabis [...]

By |2019-07-11T13:24:15-07:00April 2nd, 2019|Cannabis Law, Cannabis Regulations|