Manufacturing & Distribution Blog

Blogs June 28, 2022 West Coast Port Negotiations Intensify

This content focuses on a critical concern facing the U.S. regarding existing supply chain challenges: the upcoming negotiation between two major shipping and labor entities on the West Coast.

Blogs June 10, 2022 California Continues Cracking Down on Unpaid Cannabis Business Taxes

Since legalizing adult-use recreational cannabis, California has generated nearly $4 billion in tax revenue from its sales; however, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (“CDTFA”) reports that cannabis businesses, both licensed and…

Blogs June 02, 2022 The Current Landscape of the Cannabis Industry

A recap of a recent event where industry leaders discussed new trends and insights impacting business licensing, changing regulations, and new retail and research operations in the growing cannabis industry.

Blogs May 09, 2022 New York to Allow Additional Tax Deductions for Cannabis Businesses

Governor Hochul recently signed New York's 2022-2023 budget bill; one of the key provisions in the bill was a decoupling from IRC Sec. 280E, the severely inhibitive rule that denies most tax deductions to cannabis businesses.

Blogs April 22, 2022 Trends in Cannabis Testing for Employers

This article discusses how, as employers continue to struggle recruiting and retaining employees and states across the U.S. lift their restrictions on cannabis use, many companies are considering lifting pre-existing drug-testing polices when hiring.…

Blogs April 21, 2022 An Overview of Historical Federal Cannabis Charge Statistics (and Why They May Be Declining)

This post takes a look at how, as more states continued to pass legislation to legalize recreational cannabis, the number of federal trafficking charges began to drop year-after-year.

Blogs April 05, 2022 House Approves Bill for Federal Cannabis Decriminalization

The House voted in favor of passing Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, which would end federal cannabis prohibition and create opportunities for social equity in the market. The bill now moves to the Senate.

Blogs March 31, 2022 Are Investors Reconsidering Cannabis-Based SPAC Funding?

SPACs are becoming a popular option to many cannabis-related business owners to gain access to the capital they need to grow.

Blogs March 22, 2022 New Jersey Prepares to Launch Recreational Cannabis Market

New Jersey took a major step forward on March 15 by accepting license applications for adult-use cannabis dispensaries. This article takes a look at some of the details, including who will be given priority.