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Licensed to practice since 2008, Thomas Howard has represented numerous financial institutions in litigation to enforce their security interests.

Nana's Secret on the CBD Product Ban

Nana’s Secret Hemp-Derived CBD Banned

What the Hemp Ban Means for CBD Businesses Washington state, one of the first states to legalize recreational cannabis, has announced a ban on hemp-derived CBD food and beverage products. Tom was joined by special guest host, Josh Kincaid from The Talking Hedge, to discuss the ban and other news. This week we were joined …

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illinois cannabis license timeline

Illinois Cannabis Licensing Timeline

Illinois Cannabis Regulation & Tax Act Statute Senator Steans Cannabis Resources – Link Municipal Toolkit – Illinois Cannabis Licensing This document is provided to summarize the law and policy but is not intended to provide legal advice. Please consult an attorney for legal advice or questions. Disclaimer: if using a mobile device, be aware that …

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Bud and Breakfast

Bud and Breakfast: Cannabis Hotels for Travelers

Bud & Breakfast – Vacation Options for Cannabis Enthusiasts Cannabis consumers have long struggled to travel with their products and find cannabis at their travel destination. With Bud and Breakfast consumers are able to book, stay, and relax without having to worry about picking up. This week we spoke with Sean Roby, Co-Founder and CEO …

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August cannabis news

Biggest August Legalization News Ever

The Marihuana Tax Act Was Signed Into Law 82 Years Ago The Marihuana Tax Act was signed into law on August 2, 1937. This tax act essentially gave feds complete control of the plant, imposed excessive taxes on it, and held high repercussions on those who went around the government. A judge who sentenced one …

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How much cannabis craft grow

LED Grow Lights Sage Lighting Solutions

HPS v. LED Grow Lights for Craft Grow There is an debate regarding the best grow lights for your craft cannabis cultivation operation – LED or HPS lights. LED lights contain some benefits, but lack certain UV lighting that HPS may provide. We covered the benefits of the LED grow lights for profitability for your …

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Expedia Hurts Seattle Hempfest by Thousands of Dollars

All About Dispute With Expedia & Hempfest 45 days before the start of Seattle Hempfest 2019, Expedia, the internet company and large Seattle landowner, told the festival that it would block access to a road required for best attendance and flow for the some 100,000 people expected to come to this year’s hempfest.   here’s …

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Green Growth CPAs

Cannabis Business Tax Updates – w/ jim Breese of Green Growth CPAs

  Jim Breese from Green Growth CPAs Guests Miggy leads off the show with his News of the Week being the FDA dropping its transcript of the testimony – 622 pages.  Linked below. Tom talks about Tegridy, CuraLeaf getting an FDA notice. Then it is a deep dive into tax and operations of cannabis.  Check …

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Blumenauer-McClintock amendment

Blumenauer-McClintock Amendment

What is the Blumenauer-McClintock Amendment? The Blumenauer-McClintock Amendment is a expansion of the defunding of the Department of Justice from interfering with any state that has passed its own marijuana laws. It expands on the current defunding for the Department of Justice from interfering with any state that has passed its own medical marijuana laws.  …

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Texas Legalizes Hemp

Texas legalizes hemp industrial, Nevada prohibits discrimination against cannabis users, planting update for hemp in Illinois – Is hemp legal in texas? Texas Legalizes Hemp Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill legalizing hemp and hemp-derived products the week of June 12, 2019. This bill sets in motion a process for creating state regulations regarding …

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