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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 production...

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...


Big Alcohol Begins to Test Cannabis Waters

Big Alcohol Begins to Test Cannabis Waters

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. That appears to be the new approach the alcohol industry is taking towards legal cannabis after years of opposition due to the perception that the plant is a big competitor of beer, wine, and spirits. Molson Coors Brewing Company announced this week it would be...

California Pot Shops Forced to Destroy $350 Million Worth of Weed

California Pot Shops Forced to Destroy $350 Million Worth of Weed

In a move some are dubbing “The Marijuanapocalypse of 2018,” an estimated $350 million worth of cannabis products were destroyed in California last week due to new regulations that took effect July 1st. Legal sales of adult-use cannabis started on January 1st, but it wasn't until six...

Canadian Cannabis Entrepreneurs are Afraid of the US – Here's Why

Canadian Cannabis Entrepreneurs are Afraid of the US – Here's Why

Canada is about to become the first G-7 nation and only the second country in the world to fully legalize both medical and recreational cannabis. Despite our neighbor to the North approving the plant, the United States is standing firm on its federal ban. In fact, many Canadians involved with legal...