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5 Times Cannabis Companies Felt the Heat for Compliance Issues

5 Times Cannabis Companies Felt the Heat for Compliance Issues

Cannabis business compliance is vital to both a company’s well-being and the industry as a whole. To protect consumers and legitimize the cannabis industry, companies must follow strict guidelines as outlined by their states and local municipalities.
Businesses that do not meet cannabis...

When a Deadly Accident Happens on a Rental Property, Who Pays?

When a Deadly Accident Happens on a Rental Property, Who Pays?

A pleasant Thanksgiving Day holiday trip quickly turned into an unmitigated nightmare for one family. While staying at a cottage in Texas rented through home-sharing service Airbnb, a middle-aged father decided to walk outside and sit on a rope swing, casually dangling from a tree. The fateful...

School Shootings: How Arming Teachers Could Affect Premises Liability

School Shootings: How Arming Teachers Could Affect Premises Liability

As the horrifying incidence of mass shootings continue to rise in the United States, so too, do the serious questions of liability to the victims. In particular, school districts, which have frequently been targeted by lawsuits in the aftermath of such tragedies, are seeing a need for “active...

Premises Liability: Bigger Verdicts and Settlements Than You Think

Premises Liability: Bigger Verdicts and Settlements Than You Think

A slip-and-fall at the grocery store, tripping on a cracked sidewalk, getting hurt at an amusement park, or being hit by a piece of broken-down playground equipment –  they can all seem simply like unfortunate accidents at the moment. But they can cause serious harm, maybe even...

Could Cannabis Save Lebanon's Economy?

Could Cannabis Save Lebanon's Economy?

The global cannabis market has quickly become a multi-billion dollar industry as more countries continue to legalize the plant for medical use. So far, only Canada and Uruguay have approved adult-use.
A recent analysis from US-based consulting firm McKinsey & Co. has found that the...

Why investors want to fund your weed business

Why investors want to fund your weed business

Starting a cannabis business is exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. While there may be huge potential for your business, procuring the funding to get it off the ground is not an easy endeavor because its federally-illegal status blocks most banks more than in the world of...

The Cannabis Industry's Dirty Secret: Pesticides

The Cannabis Industry's Dirty Secret: Pesticides

Anyone who has experience with plants knows that they can be susceptible to the elements and cannabis is no exception. Despite the best effort of cultivators, specific measures should be taken to protect their investments which may include the use of pest mitigation technology. For some, this means...

Which 5 States Will Legalize Recreational Cannabis Next?

Which 5 States Will Legalize Recreational Cannabis Next?

Despite the plant remaining a Schedule I narcotic in the eyes of the federal government, 30 states and the District of Columbia have approved the use and sale of cannabis for medical use; nine of those have also legalized adult-use for those aged 21 and over. Canada will soon become the first G-7...