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Safety of Hemp Seeds and Plant Versions: USDA Starts Accepting Apps...

In one of the most significant developments in the realm of cannabis-related intellectual property rights, the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) announced that it will begin accepting applications for industrial hemp cultivators seeking protection for seed-propagated hemp and hemp plant varieties as part of the existing Plant Variety Protection Act (“PVPA”). The program is…

Cracking Down on Compliance

           Operational compliance has become paramount to the success of many cannabis businesses following new state regulations that went into effect earlier this year.  For others, non-compliance has been a great downfall. Following the legalization of commercial cannabis, the state of California hastily drafted and passed emergency regulations which outlined licensing…

Why Retain the services of a Felony Defense Law firm In...

When you’re facing criminal charges, you’ll need to act now to protect your future and see what can be done about getting your case dismissed. Unfortunately, that’s not always easy. Even choosing the right person to represent your case can be difficult. You may have heard suggestions about lawyers in your area, but why hire…

On line Advertising and the Hashish Sector

By: Fabiola Jimenez, Strategic Legal Counsel at Cultiva Law Advertising in the cannabis industry is inherently difficult. Traditional practices, such as newspaper ad placement, press releases, and radio/tv ads, not only fail to serve cannabis businesses, but also advertising and marketing activities, which now heavily (if not exclusively) rely on online platforms that are actually currently…