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Cannabis Wine? Not so fast, says Oregon Liquor Control Commission

With the legalization of marijuana spreading across major wine producing states, including Washington, Oregon and (most recently) California, many believed that it was only a matter of time before licensed cannabis retailers would stock their shelves with marijuana-infused wines. But earlier this month, the Oregon agency in charge of regulating the sale of alcohol and […]

The Golden State Goes Green; New Law of the Land

20 years after pioneering the medical marijuana movement Californians have again spoken out for their right to use marijuana. With the passage of proposition 64, marijuana is now treated very similar to alcohol in the State of California.  Essentially anyone in the state over the age of 21 may grow, purchase, possess and use marijuana […]

USPTO Makes Cannabis Trademark Go Up In Smoke

This past week the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a blow to cannabis businesses attempting to protect their brands. In a precedential decision, In re Morgan Brown (click here for full decision), the Board affirmed the refusal to register the mark HERBAL ACCESS for “retail store services featuring […]