2020 Cannabis Guide

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Global Cannabis Guide Launched

We are very pleased to announce the release of the World Law Group (“WLG”) Cannabis Guide 2020. This guide provides a brief overview of laws and policies regarding the use of cannabis in various jurisdictions and briefly outlines information on the most important legal issues, from relevant legislation and general information to special requirements and risks. Please note that it provides general information only and does not claim to be comprehensive. Laws in this area are quickly evolving. Please share with those in your firm and interested clients.

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Legal Update
Date Posted: July 1, 2020

On June 30, 2020, the Ministry of Health of Mexico informed that the deadline for complying with the Supreme Court’s ruling on amparo in review 57/2019, in which it was ordered to issue rules on the medical use of cannabis, expires on September 9, 2020 and not on June 30 as previously stated.

Legal Update
Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a bill impacting Host Community Agreements. These State-required contracts are the lynchpin of the license application process in Massachusetts because marijuana businesses must enter into such agreements with the city or town where they operate.

Legal Update
Date Posted: January 10, 2020

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) regulations for issuing retail cannabis licenses prohibit, among other things, a retail cannabis business within 1000 feet of the “perimeter of the grounds” of a school.