NJ is key to East Coast adult-use cannabis legalization, stakeholders say

New Jersey is the “linchpin” for coming recreational marijuana legalization on the East Coast, a panel of industry experts said Tuesday on the second day of MJBizConNEXT Direct, Marijuana Business Daily‘s three-day virtual cannabis business conference. Panelist Rob DiPisa, partner and co-chair of cannabis law group Cole Schotz, called New Jersey a “hot market” that

By |2020-07-07T14:20:28-06:00July 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

A Snapshot Of America’s Medical Marijuana Markets: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania's medical cannabis marketplace became operational in February 2018. Since then, the state's enrollment and access have grown at a substantial rate. Data provided in the Pennsylvania Department of Health's first-year report revealed that 116,000 Pennsylvanians registered in the inaugural year. The number was reached as the state significantly expanded the qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. Pennsylvania

By |2020-07-07T15:03:50-06:00November 20th, 2019|HLG In The News|

Holistic Pet Wellness And Hemp CBD

A Legal Perspective - by Heidi Mehaffey, Esq. and Contributions by Bridget Hill-Zayat, Esq * This article first appeared on ECRM.com  In a day and age where the majority of families own pets of all shapes and sizes, it should be no surprise that pet parents in the United States are estimated to spend more

By |2020-07-02T09:44:04-06:00November 7th, 2019|Hemp|

Women of weed rise high in Philly

One area woman has received $3.5 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health to study aspects of marijuana. Another is a former martial arts athlete who ran an erotic boutique before seguing into CBD products. And a third is a former Top Chef contestant who infuses marijuana in her food and aims to write a

By |2019-11-20T13:06:24-07:00October 30th, 2019|HLG In The News|

New Jersey cannabis firms make pivot to medical as adult-use prospects fade – for now

Prospective businesses laid the groundwork in anticipation that lawmakers would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in New Jersey. They scouted locations, talked with municipal officials and worked with consultants. Some even secured real estate. Cannabis attorney Bridget Hill-Zayat of the Hoban Law Group said most of the firm’s clients that were eyeing adult use

By |2020-07-07T14:20:25-06:00June 13th, 2019|HLG In The News|