Searching Content indexed under Food and Drugs Law by Jodi Avergun ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
DEA Will Increase Number Of DEA-Registered Marijuana Manufacturers Following "Unprecedented" Pool Of Applicants
The DOJ Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA") issued Notices of Application by about 30 entities that seek to become registered as bulk manufacturers of marijuana.
United States
29 Aug 2019
Democratic Lawmakers Introduce Cannabis Legislation
Democratic lawmakers introduced two separate bills that would, among other things, reschedule cannabis under the Controlled Substances Act and increase funding for research.
United States
8 Aug 2019
Governors Call On Congress To Pass Cannabis Safe Harbor For Financial Institutions
Governors from across the United States and its territories urged Congress to pass legislation to allow banks in states that permit medical or adult-use cannabis to legally operate.
United States
1 Jul 2019
ABA Supports The SAFE Banking Act Of 2019
The American Bankers Association (the "ABA") expressed support for the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act ("SAFE Banking Act") of 2019.
United States
3 May 2019
DOJ To Accept Cole Memorandum For Now
At a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the FY 2020 budget request for the DOJ, Attorney General William Barr described the current state of interaction between state and federal law with respect to marijuana.
United States
29 Apr 2019
Cadwalader Attorneys Consider Proposed Congressional Legislation On Cannabis Finance
The House Financial Services Committee voted to advance a revised version of the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (the "SAFE Act").
United States
26 Apr 2019
Cannabis Finance - SAFE In The STATES And Maybe Beyond?
Will 2019 be the year that federal lawmakers block U.S. law enforcement and regulatory agencies from enforcing marijuana prohibitions in states where marijuana is legal
United States
25 Apr 2019
Lawmakers Reintroduce Companion STATES Act To Clarify Cannabis Treatment Under Federal Law
Late last week, a bipartisan team of lawmakers reintroduced the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (the "STATES Act") in the Senate and House of Representatives.
United States
23 Apr 2019
Cannabis Firm To Acquire Distributor In Large Public Company Acquisition
A Chicago-based cannabis-producing firm, Cresco Labs Inc., will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Origin House ...
United States
16 Apr 2019
House Financial Services Committee Sends SAFE Banking Act To House For Vote
By a 45-15 vote, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 (the "SAFE Banking Act").
United States
10 Apr 2019
House Financial Services Subcommittee Considers Banking Services For Cannabis Businesses
The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions (the "Committee") held a hearing on access to banking services for cannabis-related businesses.
United States
22 Feb 2019
How SUPPORT Will Affect Pharma Interactions With DEA
The opioid package President Donald Trump signed last week garnered much attention.
United States
1 Nov 2018
SEC Charges Cannabis Investment Fund And Founder With Securities Fraud
The SEC charged a cannabis investment fund and its founder with securities fraud for allegedly using misleading marketing materials and deceptive sales pitches to lure investors.
United States
10 Sep 2018
Does A 2016 Law Strip DOJ And DEA Of Police Powers To Enforce Drug Laws?
Last week, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. The President's opioid Commission has now issued its final report with recommendations on how to combat the country's drug crisis.
United States
9 Nov 2017
White Collar Crime Law Enforcement In A Trump Justice Department - 8 Predictions
Confident prediction this election year, however, is tempered by the lack of comprehensive Trump Administration policy releases addressing these issues.
United States
2 Dec 2016
Even Legal Marijuana Businesses Pose Serious Money Laundering Risks For Banks and Investors
Marijuana might be legal in some places, but as IRS audits increasingly show, just doing business with the legal marijuana industry brings significant compliance challenges, especially for the financial services world.
United States
10 Nov 2016
Links to Result pages