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Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group Partner, Director of Medical Marijuana Dept., provides comment on Illinois student using medical marijuana at school

Posted by   /  January 18, 2018  /  Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

Illinois says it won’t stop sick girl from using medical marijuana at school By Aamer Madhani | USA TODAY Illinois on Friday said it won’t get in the way of an 11-year-old girl whose parents want her to be allowed to use medical marijuana at school to regulate seizures, despite state laws that prohibit the use […]

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Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Marijuana Department quoted in Yahoo Finance provides guidance following Sessions’ action 

Posted by   /  January 12, 2018  /  Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Jennifer Kaplan/Bloomberg | Yahoo Finance Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding an Obama-era policy that helped states legalize recreational marijuana, throwing a wet blanket on the fledgling industry during what should have been a celebratory week. The Justice Department will reverse the so-called Cole and Ogden memos that set out guardrails for federal prosecution of […]

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Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner, director of Medical Marijuana Department quoted in Minnesota Lawyer discussing reversal of Cole and Ogden memos

Posted by   /  January 11, 2018  /  Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Zac Farber |  Minnesota Lawyer Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding an Obama-era policy that helped states legalize recreational marijuana, throwing a wet blanket on the fledgling industry during what should have been a celebratory week. The Justice Department will reverse the so-called Cole and Ogden memos that set out guardrails for federal prosecution of cannabis and allowed […]

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Whether college students with medical marijuana on campus are criminals to be decided by Supreme Court

Posted by   /  January 10, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The Arizona Supreme Court will decide whether lawmakers can make criminals of legal medical marijuana users who possess their drug on college and university campuses. Related: Medical pot proposal forces patients to pay for drug prevention In a brief order, the justices agreed to […]

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Sessions takes aim on marijuana enforcement; Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner, director of Medical Marijuana Dept. comments

Posted by   /  January 8, 2018  /  Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Dwayne Harmon | Newburgh Gazette Medical and recreational marijuana use is still illegal nationally under the Controlled Substances Act and marijuana is listed under the Schedule 1 list of drugs, along with heroin and LSD. Oregon Governor Kate Brown said Oregon will continue to move forward with pot sales. “I advise clients continue to […]

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Sessions ending Obama-era policy that ushered in legal weed

Posted by   /  January 4, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner, director of Medical Marijuana Dept. comments By Jennifer Kaplan | Bloomberg Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding an Obama-era policy that helped states legalize recreational marijuana, throwing a wet blanket on the fledgling industry during what could have been a celebratory week. Related: Don’t worry about downfall of medical […]

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Sessions to nix Obama-era rules leaving states alone that legalize pot; don’t worry about downfall of medical cannabis business, says Laura Bianchi, partner, director of Medical Marijuana Dept.

Posted by   /  January 4, 2018  /  Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Laura Jarrett | CNN In a seismic shift, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce Thursday that he is rescinding a trio of memos from the Obama administration that adopted a policy of non-interference with marijuana-friendly state laws, according to a source with knowledge of the decision. While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana […]

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The key to their children’s survival is medical cannabis; but it’s a bigger issue than marijuana says Laura Bianchi, partner and director Cannabis Department

Posted by   /  December 17, 2017  /  Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Kate Masters | The Frederick News-Post Raina Tilghman had her first seizure when she was just weeks old, on the day of her two-month check-up with the family pediatrician. The night before, the little girl had been up for hours with the hiccups, said her mother, Carey, who lives with Raina, her husband, Matt, […]

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Montgomery drops challenge to Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act; Laura A. Bianchi, partner and director, Rose Law Group Cannabis Department, applauds decision

Posted by   /  December 15, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Arizona Daily Independent Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has decided not to continue challenging the most recent ruling upholding Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act, as the deadline of December 11 to seek review by the United States Supreme Court has passed. In 2016, the Arizona Court of Appeals found in favor of a Sun City […]

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Weed on high? GOP lawmaker seeks to ban medical marijuana ads on billboards; Laura A. Bianchi, partner and director, Rose Law Group Cannabis Department, comments

Posted by   /  December 14, 2017  /  Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The way Sen. David Farnsworth sees it, the decision by voters to legalize the sale of marijuana for medical uses does not mean they get to promote it. So the Mesa Republican has introduced legislation that would ban billboard advertising for the drug in […]

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