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: December 18, 2019

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued interim final regulations for the production of hemp under the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the 2018 Farm Bill).

Legal Update
Date Posted: December 13, 2019

In December, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors released a joint statement on “Providing Financial Services to Customers Engaged in Hemp-Related Businesses.” The statement clarifies the legal status of hemp and hemp production, and certain requirements under the Bank Secrecy Act and its implementing regulations for banks providing financial services to hemp-related businesses.