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One of the benefits of the 2018 Farm Bill was that federal crop insurance would become available for hemp.  That benefit is finally...
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Like any other business, a cannabis-related business should not wait until a claim or loss occurs to review and understand its insurance...
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The chair of the Senate Banking Committee, Mike Crapo, did not mince words in criticizing the current version of the SAFE Banking Act...
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Interesting to read The Guardian's 2020 tech predictions. In at number 20 is a prediction that the controversial Online Harms White Paper...
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According to a recent article in MJBizDaily, "[m]ost cannabis insurance claims involve thefts."  That raises an important question:  Are...
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In a fascinating development, according to this story, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has held that a prisoner's claim...
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During the last year, many cannabis companies in the U.S. and Canada have experienced financial challenges.  It is somewhat reminiscent...
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Late last week, Major League Baseball ("MLB") announced that marijuana would no longer be considered a "drug of abuse."  Although likely...
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The DSK has published a report summarising its thoughts on the implementation of the GDPR, and the experience gained in doing so. ...
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This week, the European Data Protection Board published draft guidelines for consultation on search engines and exercising the right to...
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CAP and the ASA are always producing helpful guidance on how advertisers can comply with the UK advertising codes. Today they have...
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What each festive period brings to Data Protection Officers around the world...ONE panicked data breach call… (on a Friday night post 9pm...
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If the contemplated regulatory scheme announced today by the NY DFS is implemented, many of the obstacles to issuance of new digital...
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Abu Dhabi is continuing to grow in prominence in the Digital Asset arena
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As we have seen in the bankruptcy world where bankruptcy courts routinely dismiss cases involving cannabis enterprises, so too, have...