In today’s Cannabis Law Newsletter, a favorable Ninth Circuit ruling for cultivators, potential fine-hikes for illicit cannabis operators, taxes for cannabis companies, and more.
In a recent decision from the Ninth Circuit, the Court held that under the Rohrabacher Amendment, which was passed in 2015, federal prosecutors could not spend money on prosecuting certain Humboldt County cultivators, even though those cultivators plead guilty to federal crimes in 2014.
Psilocybin: the next frontier.
California congressmen from Northern California seek to eliminate illegal cannabis grows on public lands in a recently-introduced bill.
The USDA continues to approve states’ hemp production plans.
Illegal operators may soon face much more expensive fines.
Tax liability for cannabis businesses.