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Podcast: Why Arizona will probably legalize recreational marijuana in 2020; would be ‘a boon to the industry,’ says Rose Law Group Partner and Cannabis Dept. Director, Laura Bianchi

Posted by   /  June 26, 2019  /  Cannabis  /  No Comments

By Taylor Seely | Arizona Republic First, Arizona legalized medical marijuana in 2010. Then came a failed attempt to legalize recreational marijuana in 2016. Now, those in the state’s marijuana industry are giddy at the thought of the future. Why? Political insiders don’t think Gov. Doug Ducey will fundraise or campaign against recreational marijuana legalization in 2020 like he did in 2016. […]

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Rose Law Group Partner and Cannabis Dept. Director Laura Bianchi says cannabis extracts case a big win for Arizona’s medical marijuana industry

Posted by   /  June 24, 2019  /  Cannabis  /  No Comments

By Tim Royan | Cronkite News Marijuana-laced massage oils, vaping products and brownies and other edibles likely will emerge as the future of the multimillion-dollar medical marijuana industry in Arizona, thanks to last month’s key court decision, industry representatives say. Concentrates, or extracts of the active ingredients in marijuana, such as THC and CBD, are […]

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Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, fills us in on license fees for entering the hemp industry

Posted by   /  June 24, 2019  /  Cannabis, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group How much does it cost to get a hemp license from the Arizona Department of Agriculture? Licensing fees vary and can be found in the Arizona Hemp Program Rules.  Grower license fees are $1,500 per license with additional inspection fees depending on the number of acres used.  A Nursery license […]

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Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, clues us in on hemp biz offshoots

Posted by   /  June 21, 2019  /  Cannabis, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Industrial hemp field/Wikicommons By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group With the passing of the Farm Bill, the hemp industry is expected to grow substantially. What are the emerging business opportunities that will develop alongside hemp farming? The passing of the 2018 Farm Bill brings with it a whole new industry.  Opportunities exist not only for farmers […]

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Do CBD businesses have to follow the Arizona hemp rules? Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, explains

Posted by   /  June 20, 2019  /  Cannabis, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Twitter By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group Do CBD business have to follow the Arizona hemp rules? No, the Arizona Hemp Program oversight only extends from the growth and cultivation of industrial hemp to the point of processing, so CBD products may be manufactured and sold in Arizona without regulation from the Department of Agriculture.  […]

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Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, addresses hemp application time frames

Posted by   /  June 19, 2019  /  Cannabis, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group When is the deadline to submit an application to deal with hemp in Arizona? There is no deadline to submit an application to grow, harvest, transport, or process hemp in Arizona.  Applications for licensing must be submitted to the Department of Agriculture and are accepted on a rolling basis. […]

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Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, talks non-grower opportunities within burgeoning hemp industry

Posted by   /  June 17, 2019  /  Cannabis, Featured News  /  No Comments

Industrial hemp production / Wikipedia By Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group I want to get involved with hemp in Arizona but not as a grower, what else can I do? Opportunities in the Arizona hemp industry will be plentiful, ranging from hemp farming to the manufacturing of finished goods, and everything in between. The typical […]

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Arizona just made cannabis safer and savings for patients; ‘important step forward,’ says Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and director of Cannabis Department

Posted by   /  June 13, 2019  /  Cannabis  /  No Comments

By David Downs | Leafy Arizona’s medical cannabis program is about to become cheaper and cleaner, courtesy of a new bill passed by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Doug Ducey late Friday. Under the new rules, medical cannabis cards will be valid for two years instead of one. That will save patients the $150 […]

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Medical marijuana deliveries made legal in Glendale

Posted by   /  June 5, 2019  /  Cannabis  /  No Comments

Arizona Organix, 5301 W. Glendale Ave., is one of four state-licenses medical marijuana dispensaries in Glendale. / Photo Jacob Stanek / Independent Newsmedia By Mark Carlisle | YourValley.net Glendale medical marijuana card holders will soon be able to have marijuana delivered to their doorstep. City Council approved a law change allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in […]

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Supreme Court upholds sanctions against political law firm

Posted by   /  May 29, 2019  /  Cannabis, Courts/Law  /  No Comments

At the heart of the fight is the 2016 decision by the town to issue a special use permit to Copperstate Farms, a limited liability company, to grow marijuana. By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times A Phoenix law firm known for its political involvement and lawsuits will have to pay […]

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