Michael Chernis is our Latest Featured Speaker!

By Pincus Professional Education Our latest featured speaker is Michael Chernis from Chernis Law Group! Michael will be on the faculty panel at our upcoming Recreational and Medical Marijuana Law and Business in California seminar in Los Angeles on November

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California Passes SB 1409 Industrial Hemp Bill – What Does It Mean?

By Michael Chernis, Chernis Law Group On Sunday, September 30, Gov. Brown signed Senate Bill 1409 into law, finally creating a pathway for legal industrial hemp farming in California that will comply with section 7606 of the 2014 Farm Bill

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Yes, that CBD Product in Whole Foods is (Still) Illegal

By Michael Jensen, Chernis Law Group On September 21, the “CBD West” trade show descended on Anaheim. Given the city’s historic identification with Disneyland and all things fantasy, the CBD industry could not have selected a better forum to display

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Michael Chernis quoted on thestreet.com about CBD Legality

CBD Doesn’t Get You High, But Could Someday Eclipse the Entire Pot Industry By Annie Gaus, www.thestreet.com The future of cannabis may not be about getting high. Pot is a multi-billion dollar industry — where it’s legal, anyway — but

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Cannabis Farmer Gets over $1 Million Insurance Payout

By Kelsey Brugger @Santa Barbara Independent One Carpinteria farmer won an insurance payout well in excess of $1 million after ashes from the Thomas Fire destroyed thousands of his plants. What was unusual was that the plants were marijuana. As cannabis

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Sessions says US prosecutors won’t take on small-time marijuana cases

By Sadie Gurman Associated Press March 10, 2018 WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors won’t take on small-time marijuana cases, despite the Justice Department’s decision to lift an Obama-era policy that discouraged US authorities from cracking down on the trade in states

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