Is Cannabis Legal in D.C.?

HarrisBricken

to join our East Coast practice group and have been inundated with inquiries surrounding the legal framework of recreational cannabis ( i.e. , marijuana and hemp) in the nation’s capital. The post Is Cannabis Legal in D.C.? I recently relocated to Washington, D.C.

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Breaking News! Brazil Moves Toward Cannabis Legalization

HarrisBricken

While the new law would legalize cannabis cultivation, in practice it would impose a series of limitations, allowing only cultivation by companies, patient associations, and NGOs. We will continue to track the process of cannabis legalization in Brazil from our office here in São Paolo.

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Federal Legalization: The New MORE Act

HarrisBricken

This blog tracked the evolution of the bill’s original version: demystifying the bill, dispelling s ome myths and misunderstandings about federal legalization, and. The company offered its formal support for not only the new MORE Act, but for cannabis legalization in general.

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Are Psilocybin Spore Kits Legal?

HarrisBricken

I know, I know, a few cities and the State of Oregon have decriminalized some psychedelics, but decriminalization does not create any kind of legal, regulated market. So today, selling psilocybin just isn’t legal. The post Are Psilocybin Spore Kits Legal?

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Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: as paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

Psychedelic Decriminalization and Legalization Roundup

HarrisBricken

In that span of time, cities and states across the country have adopted or are considering adopting sweeping decriminalization (and even legalization!) Initiative 81 passed with wide margins, meaning a host of psychedelic plants will now be decriminalized (not legalized) in D.C.

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5 Non-Legal Podcasts For Paralegals

PARALEGALBOOTCAMP

We thought it was time to put together a list of podcasts that were motivational and career-related but not specific to the legal industry. The post 5 Non-Legal Podcasts For Paralegals appeared first on Paralegal Bootcamp. A New Spin on Your Typical List of Paralegal Podcasts.

3 Best Practices for Tackling Tech Trends in the Legal Field

LegalReader

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Israel May Soon Legalize Recreational Cannabis

HarrisBricken

Nevertheless, Israel still lags behind countries like Canada that have legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. At the time, this was a huge step toward a legal recreational market. A legal recreational market in Israel will be extremely significant.

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Introducing The Legal Tech-To-English Dictionary!

AboveTheLaw

Technology Artificial Intelligence ATL Non-Event Automation Contract Lifecycle Management Document Management Jared Correia Legal Operations Legal Tech-to-English Dictionary Legal Technology Non-Event Non-Eventcast Practice managementAre you fluent in AI-speak?

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Wrong Legal Jobs

AboveTheLaw

Notes to my (legal) self. Biglaw Notes To My (Legal) Self Olga V. Mack Technology

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Things to Consider When Moving Ahead with Legal Translation Services

LegalReader

Business legal language legal translations legal translator legal translators translationsIt is important to approach those who are fluent and who will help you get the perfect results.

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5 Tips for Effective Legal Work Delegation

LegalReader

It’ll likely take some time for you to master legal work delegation. Business legal legal assistant legal communications legal department legal interpreterBut it’s something you should strive to improve.

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New York governor signs law legalizing recreational marijuana

JURIST

New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Wednesday legalizing the adult use of marijuana, making it the fifteenth state to fully legalize the drug. It is estimated that legal cannabis sales will produce $350 million in taxes annually.

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ABC Legal Wins Legal Vendor of the Year Award 

LegalReader

In OnCon’s first legal awards, peers selected ABC Legal as the top legal vendor. Business legal services legal support services OnCon process process server

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Legal Teams Realize Bigger Impact of Tech Adoption in 2021

LegalReader

Legal tech makes it possible for legal professionals to do more — and do it better — in far less time. Business contract lifecycle contract pod ai contractpodai legal tech legal technology

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The Cord-Cutter’s Guide to Legal Research

LLRX

In his review Jerry Lawson recommends Internet Legal Research on a Budget: Free and Low-Cost Resources for Lawyers, 2nd Edition as the single best resource he knows for lawyers interested in exploring how to cut legal research expenses by trying and using free or inexpensive legal information.

EU Adds CBD to Its List of Legal Cosmetic Ingredients

HarrisBricken

On February 4, the European Union (EU)’s Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs added cannabidiol ( CBD ) “derived from extract or tincture or resin of cannabis” as a legal cosmetic ingredient to its CosIng guidelines.

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Mexico Chamber of Deputies votes to legalize marijuana

JURIST

The Chamber of Deputies is still debating the legal consequence for persons who possess more than 28 grams with the current proposal suggesting a $500 fine for persons found with between 29 and 200 grams. Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies voted Thursday to decriminalize marijuana.

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Medical Cannabis is Fully Legal in Mexico: Now What?

HarrisBricken

The post Medical Cannabis is Fully Legal in Mexico: Now What? In our last post , we alerted you on the publication of the new Regulations on Sanitary Control for the Production, Research and Medical Use of Cannabis and Its Pharmacological Derivatives (the “Medical Regulations”).

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The Legal Separation Process in California

APeoplesChoice

Filing for legal separation in California is similar to the divorce process. However, the main difference between filing for legal separation and divorce is that under legal separation the parties will not end their marital status after dividing community assets and debts.

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Mexico Medical Cannabis: Fully Legal, But Is It Open?

HarrisBricken

Yes, medical cannabis is now fully legal in Mexico. Thus, even though medical use is already fully legal, one may not be able to conduct all regulated activities from the outset, even if already provided for and legally effective.

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Mexico Cannabis Legalization is Postponed (And That’s OK)

HarrisBricken

It really did seem Congress would do its part on cannabis legalization. Let us not forget that, as any quick glimpse on Mexican media will attest, after decades of prohibition, a vast majority of the average Mexican population is not a big supporter of legalization.

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Compare Using a Legal Document Preparer vs Hiring a Lawyer

APeoplesChoice

Using a legal document preparer vs hiring a lawyer is a great money saving option for routine legal matters. If you are planning to represent yourself in a legal matter, a registered document assistant can help you with your case.

The Legal Tech-To-English Dictionary: Document Management Software

AboveTheLaw

Technology ATL Non-Event Document Management Jared Correia Legal Operations Legal Tech-to-English Dictionary Legal Technology Non-Event Non-EventcastDon't know your naming conventions from your version history? We've got you covered.

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The Legality of Cannabis Grow Tents in North America

LegalReader

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Top 5 legal technology stories of 2020

LLRX

Black discusses the wide ranging effects on the legal technology space from the pandemic across all corners of the legal technology world. Nicole L.

New Mexico legislature passes bill legalizing recreational marijuana

JURIST

New Mexico is poised to become the sixteenth state legalizing adult-use recreational marijuana after the state legislature passed House Bill 2 on Wednesday. ” The bill passed on the same day as New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law legalizing marijuana in his state.

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How Has Technology Helped the Legal Sector/Industry?

LegalReader

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has grabbed the attention of most legal sectors, just like other organizations. Business case management case management software ediscovery legal tech legal technology

Music Mondays: Guitar Riff Gets Benny Blanco Into Legal Trouble

TheHollywoodLawyer

The post Music Mondays: Guitar Riff Gets Benny Blanco Into Legal Trouble appeared first on THE HOLLYWOOD LAWYER. American XO is suing everyone behind the 2018 hit song, “Eastside.”

We Thought We Would Be Celebrating the Legalization of Recreational Cannabis in Mexico. We Were Wrong.

HarrisBricken

As a reminder, Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled in 2018 that the federal government’s prohibition on recreational marijuana use was unconstitutional and ordered Congress to pass a reform legalizing recreational use within 90 days.

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The Legal Tech-To-English Dictionary: Law Practice Management Software

AboveTheLaw

Read on for the second installment, where we translate legal practice management software-related topics to plain English.

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Women of Legal Tech: Catherine Bamford

LawTechnologyToday

The Legal Technology Resource Center ’s Women of Legal Tech initiative is intended to encourage diversity and celebrate women in legal technology. How did you become involved in legal tech? What do you see as the most important emerging tech, legal or not, right now?

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9 legal conferences to attend in 2021

OneLegal

Attend these 2021 legal conferences designed to hone best practices in you and your team. The post 9 legal conferences to attend in 2021 appeared first on One Legal. Career development General dashboard legal up legal up conference

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Review: A Short & Happy Guide to Advanced Legal Research

LLRX

Jerry Lawson highly recommends Ann Walsh Long’s new book, A Short & Happy Guide to Advanced Legal Research. Long's book offers good ideas about balancing quality, speed and expense, as well as a wealth of other insights on improving online legal research.

France Parliament debates bill to legalize assisted dying

JURIST

It aims to establish a legal framework that would make it possible for assisted dying to be made effective in cases of pathologies with proven serious and incurable symptoms inflicting physical or mental suffering (Article 2).

What The Future Holds For Legal Products

AboveTheLaw

From ‘VIP Days’ to estate-planning packages, here’s how legal products are evolving beyond documents. Technology ATL Non-Event Jared Correia Legal Technology Non-Event Non-Eventcast Small Law Firms

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