Governor Gavin Newsome recently signed California Assembly Bill 45 (AB 45) into law, which, among other things, allows hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) to be included in any food, beverages, and dietary supplements sold in California. This is not only a break from California’s prior position prohibiting CBD from being included in such products even as the

It is widely known that trafficking in controlled substances is a crime under federal law. Traffickers and would-be traffickers be warned, however, that if you do choose to make income from trafficking in Schedule I or II controlled substances (including cannabis, cocaine, or psychedelic mushrooms), that income is fully taxable by the U.S. government. And,

The House of Representatives has approved cannabis banking legislation for the fifth time. Will this be the year the Senate finally approves this legislation?

Overview. The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act is legislation that “would allow marijuana-related businesses in states with some form of legalized marijuana and strict regulatory structures to access the

Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer, Cory Booker, and Ron Wyden recently unveiled the latest legislative attempt to make cannabis legal at the federal level. The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA) is not the first attempt of its kind — several iterations of the MORE Act and the SAFE Banking Act have been introduced multiple times.