PACT Act: Sign on to INCBA’s Legislative Advisement Committee’s Work Product by June 11!

INCBA Members and Friends, as many of you are aware, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (the “Act”) included legislation affecting laws related to mailing certain tobacco-related products to consumers. The Act’s amendments broadly defined Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (“ENDS”) in a manner that could be interpreted to include cannabis-related products, including some hemp products, potentially subjecting […]

Legislative Committee Update – May, 2021

The INCBA Legislative Advisement Committee continues to meet, and carries forward the focus of 2021 on state-level regulatory implementation. Co-Chair Eli Scheiman renewed his outreach to the NJ Law Revisions Commissions in their definition of “under the influence” with regard to cannabis. The Committee also considered the USPS postal ban on tobacco vaporizer products, and […]

CLE Committee Update 5/15

The CLE Committee started the year with a bang, building on the INCBA’s already-robust library of online content housed in the INCBArchives. In addition to the bi-monthly webinars (one US Domestic and One International), the Committee has been planning the recording of a series of learning modules focused on the most important topics in cannabis […]

Leading Issues Update: 5/19/21

The leading issues committee continues to act as the think tank for INCBA, identifying issues on the horizon both for legal practitioners serving the cannabis industry, as well as the INCBA itself. Today, INCBA Executive Director Christopher Davis was joined by INCBA Board Member and Chair of the Leading Issues Committee Meital Manzuri, Founding INCBA […]

Amicus Committee – April 2021

The INCBA Amicus Committee has been re-launched with Shane Pennington and Chelsie Spencer at the helm as Co-Chairs. INCBA has previously drafted two amicus briefs, one in the case of Jessica McElfresh concerning attorney client privilege in the cannabis industry, and the second in the Supreme Court petition for ceroarti in the Washington v. Sessions […]

CANNABIS APPELLATIONS OF ORIGIN

(Updated 7/23/20) This spring, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) released draft regulations for the cannabis appellation of origin program in the State. These regulations are groundbreaking as they pave the way for the first appellations of origin for cannabis in the world. Appellation of origin is an intellectual property right related to a geographic […]