In the rapidly evolving area of controlled substances law, our attorneys are at the forefront of recent developments and important issues affecting business owners in this exciting space. Read below to learn more.
New Lawsuit Challenges Unconstitutional Bureaucratic Overreach by New York Cannabis Regulators
A new lawsuit challenges unconstitutional overreach by NY cannabis regulators that has delayed or denied dispensary licenses for hundreds of qualified applicants. Read More.
New York’s Cannabis Control Board Approves New Regulations for Select Cannabinoid Products
To curtail the largely uncontrolled New York market of hemp-derived cannabinoids, state regulators recently approved new regulations. However, these regulations are having an immediate negative impact on thousands of small businesses. Read More.
Ansell Law’s New York Controlled Substances and Regulatory Law Capabilities
In addition to our strong foothold navigating New Jersey’s controlled substances industry, Ansell Law has a New York presence where we assist clients seeking a Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (CAURD) license. Read More.
New Cannabis License Categories Will Become Available in New Jersey
Beginning September 27, 2023, the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Committee (“CRC”) will open three new adult-use cannabis license categories- Wholesaler, Delivery, and Distribution- in the Garden State. Read More.
New Coalition Ups Pressure to Reschedule Cannabis From List of Controlled Substances
A new coalition of cannabis lawyers, researchers, activists, and businesses is ramping up pressure on the Biden Administration to either remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act’s list of controlled substances or reschedule it to a lower tier. Read More.
In Major Advancement, FDA Issues First-Ever Draft Guidance on Clinical Trials for Psychedelic Drugs
In a significant step that offers the promise of new medical treatments and advancements, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued its first-ever guidance for those wishing to study and test psychedelics for medicinal use. Read More.
Joshua S. Bauchner and Kelsey M. Barber, two attorneys in our Controlled Substances and Regulatory Law Group, will present during the National Business Institute’s Marijuana Business Operations in New Jersey seminar on August 21, 2023. They will address critical human resources, labor, and employment issues affecting cannabis and marijuana businesses operating in New Jersey. Bauchner and Barber also will provide an ethics presentation exploring rules of professional conduct, the duty to pursue justice, attorney use of cannabis, and attorney ownership of cannabis businesses.
The full-day seminar will be offered live online on August 21, 2023, and available to view on demand. Learn more and register for this information-packed program presented by cannabis industry leaders.
Bauchner also contributed to the book “New Jersey Cannabis Regulation,” published by LexisNexis, which focuses on marijuana laws and regulations as interpreted by NJ courts. The book is available to order.
Ansell Law’s dedicated Controlled Substances & Regulatory Law Practice Group has an in-depth understanding of the laws related to the production, sale, use, regulation, and legalization of controlled substances, including hemp, cannabis, and psychedelics. Controlled substances law remains a multifaceted and complex field with, at times, conflicting regulations from different governing bodies. Our attorneys are prepared to assist in all aspects of this emerging field. We are committed to helping our clients understand their rights and the opportunities in this complex and evolving area of law. For additional information, please contact Joshua S. Bauchner or Kelsey M. Barber at (973) 247-9000.