December 2019

The U.S. Government is the Defendant: How to Proceed

When a person is injured through the negligence of an employee of the United States government, there are special procedural hoops to jump through to hold the government accountable and obtain just compensation.  Claims against the United States government must be made pursuant to the Federal Tort Claims Act (“FTCA”), codified at  28 United States Code section 1346, et seq.  A claimant must first “exhaust their administrative remedy” under the FTCA before they can proceed to file a lawsuit against the Uniteds States in federal court (the federal courts have jurisdiction over claims against the

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Advertising for Cannabis? Know the Rules

If you are going to be advertising your wares as a cannabis licensee, pay attention. Any advertising or promoting of commercial cannabis must identify the licensee responsible for the advertising content, including the responsible licensee’s state license number. In addition, all advertising and promoting of commercial cannabis must not: 
  • Be published or disseminated while a licensee’s license is suspended;
  • Be located within 1,000 feet of a day care center, school, playground, or youth center;

Advertising for Cannabis? Know the Rules

If you are going to be advertising your wares as a cannabis licensee, pay attention. Any advertising or promoting of commercial cannabis must identify the licensee responsible for the advertising content, including the responsible licensee’s state license number. In addition, all advertising and promoting of commercial cannabis must not: 
  • Be published or disseminated while a licensee’s license is suspended;
  • Be located within 1,000 feet of a day care center, school, playground, or youth center;

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