David S. Ruskin Published in Practical Law – “Counseling a Cannabis-Related Business: Overview”

Thomson Reuters, Practical Law 06/08/2022
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With more states and countries legalizing cannabis in varying forms, the industry is likely to continue to expand.

Many companies are moving into the cannabis business or expanding already existing businesses to meet the needs of the quickly growing cannabis industry. However, cannabis remains an illegal drug at the federal level, presenting numerous challenges for cannabis-related companies and their counsel.

In his article for Practical Law, David S. Ruskin examines the top legal issues that practitioners must consider when counseling either a plant-touching cannabis company or a more indirect cannabis-related business. He reviews the following:

  • Federal regulation of cannabis
  • State regulation of cannabis
  • The challenges arising from the conflicts between federal and state laws

Read the full article published by Practical Law (June 2022) here.

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