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Feb 01, 2019

No CBD for CBS During the Super Bowl

Last year I blogged about the NFL’s aggressive enforcement of its trademark rights in the SUPER BOWL mark on Norris McLaughlin’s More Than Your Ma®k blog.  (You can check out that post here.)  The NFL clearly understands that trademarks are a mainstay of its brand and so, unsurprisingly, acts aggressively to protect them. » Read More

Jan 24, 2019

Can Health Insurance Plans Provide Coverage for Medical Marijuana Claims?

The presence of legalized medical marijuana has not only been increasing throughout New Jersey, but nationwide, and it appears this trend will continue. Currently, medical marijuana is not covered under health insurance plans in the U.S. and it is likely to remain that way if it remains a Schedule I drug.» Read More

Dec 18, 2018

After Months of Waiting, Six New Jersey ATC Facilities Are Announced

Applicants for the six additional vertically-integrated ATC facilities have been waiting months to find out if their applications would be successful. After combing through 146 applications and over 43,000 pages of application materials, the New Jersey Department of Health has announced the following winners:

  • North Jersey: NETA NJ LLC (Phillipsburg) and GTI New Jersey (Paterson)
  • Central Jersey: Verano NJ LLC (dispensary in Elizabeth and cultivation in Rahway) and Justice Grown (Ewing)
  • South Jersey: MPX New Jersey (dispensary in Atlantic City and cultivation in Galloway) and Columbia Care New Jersey (Vineland)

It is not surprising that the successful applicants will be operating in highly-populated municipalities, most of which are in need of economic stimulus.» Read More

Oct 24, 2018

Medical Cannabis: Have You Checked the NJPMP?

There is no question that our current administration is aggressively pushing to expand the Medical Marijuana Program (MMP) in New Jersey, separate and apart from pursuing legalization of adult use.  The number of patients registered in the MMP has doubled during the Murphy administration. » Read More

Aug 17, 2018

Calling All Applicants, Calling All Applicants!!! It’s the Final Call for ATC Applications!

Last month, Gov. Murphy issued a Request for Applications (“RFA”) for additional Alternative Treatment Centers.  Those looking to have a chance to obtain one of the six anticipated permits to operate an Alternative Treatment Center (“ATC”) must submit their application by 5 PM, Friday, August 31, 2018. » Read More

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