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The Joint Status Report, a Cannabis Industry Podcast Presented by Locke Lord – Ep. 4

On this episode of the podcast, co-hosts Doug Sargent and David Standa talk with guest Ryan Holz, a Locke Lord Cannabis Industry Group Partner, about the National Credit Union Association’s recently announced guidelines for providing financial services to hemp-related businesses (0:37), the American Bar Association’s resolution urging congress to enact legislation to exempt from the controlled substances act any marijuana business carried out in compliance with state law (4:11), Rep. Earl Blumenauer’s (D-OR) recent interview outlining a positive outlook for the marijuana industry for the fall (9:14), and the FBI’s call for tips related to possible public corruption in the cannabis industry licensing regimes (12:53).

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The Joint Status Report, a Cannabis Industry Podcast Presented by Locke Lord – Ep. 3

In the third episode of The Joint Status Report, Chicago partners Doug Sargent and David Standa discuss former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s recent op-ed calling on the FDA to take action on CBD (1:00), the recent legalization of hemp in Ohio, which enforcement officials believe has effectively legalized recreational marijuana (6:42), a court ruling in Pennsylvania that threw out evidence obtained via a search of a vehicle containing a medical marijuana cardholder where the search was initiated because the officers smelled marijuana (14:36), Cornell University’s announcement that it will offer courses about cannabis starting this fall semester (17:46), and a recent lawsuit initiated by Oklahoma medical marijuana companies against Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg for allegedly putting the companies’ Facebook pages in “Facebook Jail” (20:11).

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The Joint Status Report, a Cannabis Industry Podcast Presented by Locke Lord – Ep. 2

In the second episode of The Joint Status Report, Chicago partners Doug Sargent and David Standa discuss recent key events that impacted the cannabis industry, including the industry’s response to the FDA’s warning letter to Curaleaf (:46), Cresco’s announcement of its Sunnyside dispensaries (3:42), and the concerning trend of municipalities across the country opting out of permitting recreational marijuana sales (9:05).

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The Joint Status Report, a Cannabis Industry Podcast Presented by Locke Lord – Ep. 1

In the initial episode of The Joint Status Report Chicago partners Doug Sargent and David Standa discuss key events that impacted the cannabis industry between July 22 and July 26, including the introduction of the MORE Act (1:35), the Senate Banking Committee’s hearing to discuss the SAFE Act (8:35), and the FDA’s warning letter issued to Curaleaf (14:09).

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