CA’s Regulations Spark Debate Over Farm Acreage Caps

Many cannabis industry insiders feared legalization would push small farmers out of their livelihoods. California’s new regulations are only increasing those worries. Two weeks ago, California released temporary cannabis regulations for the state’s recreational cannabis market. Many small farmers expected the state to institute a one-acre farm limit in the regulations in order to prevent…

Sessions says DOJ talked “at some length” about marijuana enforcement

Even as the U.S. Justice Department and Drug Enforcement Administration make major moves to stem the opioid crisis, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has marijuana enforcement on his mind. During a press conference Wednesday announcing new grants and DEA deployments designed to address opioid trafficking, Sessions revealed that his DOJ discussed federal marijuana enforcement policies the…

"If confirmed as Attorney General, Jeff Sessions' influence could thwart efforts toward legalization."

Protecting Your Cannabis Plant IP

You’ve bred a new strain of cannabis, or perhaps discovered an excellent new hybrid outgrowing the other plants in your cannabis plot. Can you claim the new plant as yours and legally protect it? The short answer is potentially yes. The long answer follows below: Plant Patents
 Since a 1930s’ Act passed by Congress, the…