1. Know Your Rights 2. Shut the F*** Up

Until I did this interview, I was afraid of being pulled over by the police. I used to joke that I would fail a sobriety test even if I was sober because cops scare me that much. Admittedly, when I was young, I would wear the smell of a fresh smoked bowl with pride. Eyes half closed, mouth dry and funny as hell, my hairdresser told me she’d catch a buzz while washing my hair, I was so saturated in cannabis. Although times have changed and I no longer value smelling and looking like a stoner(did I mention cannabis DUI’s became a thing this year?), I was still afraid of… Read More

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Some Serious BS of the Week

BS Topics: Cura Cannabis sues 20 social media accounts for $10 Million in lost sales The darker side of cannabis parties and female exploitation in the industry Some of my personal experiences as a young woman in the industry Founder of Bay Area charity for children arrested for trying to have sex with 14-year-old girl Michigan gives 98 dispensaries 72 hours to liquidate and shut down UPDATE the dispensaries were able to get an injunction to give them a few more weeks to shut down Links to Articles: Cura Cannabis Sues… Dan Bilzerian Tweet About DOPE Mag Reporter Founder of Bay Area charity for children arrested for trying to have… Read More

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EPIDIOLEX – Friend or Foe

Epidolex CBD – Friend or Foe? You Decide. Written By Mike Robinson ~ Cannabis Heals Cancer Survivor ~ International Cannabinoid Cancer Research Institutes/Domestic Animal Research Ctr. Co-Founder/Director We all knew the pharmaceutical industry would step into the world of Medicinal Cannabis and take over with a bang, but we did not expect it to happen with a whirlwind of professionals voicing concerns globally. Questions are looming about dosing, increased seizures in patients, a death in the trials to seizures, and even other epilepsy drugs that combined with this one can be life-threatening. Even the likes of Professor Raphael Mechoulam, the Israeli organic chemist and professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the… Read More

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The Definition of BS in the Legal CA Industry

This Week’s BS Links: Watch out for fake Sanjay Gupta – Tree of Knowledge  United Cannabis corp gets sued – Sue and Be Sued –  This Week’s Episode: We are talking about some serious BS on this episode, folks. Let me tell you about Calaveras County, CA and the abrupt and logic-defying political reversal they made by deciding to enact a ban on all commercial cannabis activities after allowing the permitting of over 300 cultivators and accepting millions in taxes and fees. Why the sudden change of heart? 2 newly appointed anti-cannabis Board of Supervisors. Episode Links:  A rural county legalized marijuana farms. It took their tax money – then …… Read More

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Cannabis IP Law – Learn Now or Pay Later

My guest, Luke Zimmerman, of the Law Offices of Luke Zimmerman APC, filed the first state cannabis trademark on Jan 2, 2018, followed by many more applications since then. Luke is one of those hip, bearded, college professor type guys that knows exactly how to relate cannabis to IP law because he has been studying, watching and waiting for when these 2 paths collide, and they are colliding my friends. While editing and getting this week’s episode ready, the first cannabis patent lawsuit was filed by United Cannabis Corporation. While this episode doesn’t go too into detail about plant patents,  we do go into detail about how and where IP… Read More

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The Impending Wave of Lawsuits Coming to the Cannabis Industry

Oh man. I just opened a barrel of lawsuits with this conversation. I’m sincerely worried that this episode is going to add gas to the inevitable cannabis lawsuit fire of 2018…First, I want to give it up to my man, Ian Stewart for an awesome and incredibly illuminating interview! Ian is a Partner in Wilson Elser’s Los Angeles office. He is chair of the Wilson Elser’s Cannabis Law Practice Team. We met while serving as chairs for the C.L.A.B. LA chapter in 2017. Ian didn’t skip a beat when it came to answering my questions. Do you know why that is? It’s because the questions I asked aren’t new, and… Read More

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