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Update on Marijuana Legislation in New Jersey

March 6, 2019 in Marijuana Regulatory Law by walsh.law

By: Joseph L. Linares and Selina M. Ellis New Jersey lawmakers and citizens appear to favor marijuana legalization for recreational use, and approval of recreational cannabis in the Garden State seems inevitable. What remains undecided, however, is the form, scope and timing of any legalization legislation. While...

FDA Approves First Cannabis-Derived Drug

July 6, 2018 in Marijuana Regulatory Law by walsh.law

On June 25, 2018, the FDA approved marijuana based Epidiolex, a drug targeting severe forms of epilepsy. Whereas other synthetic marijuana drugs are already on the market, Epidiolex marks the first cannabis plant derivative to receive FDA approval. Although marijuana remains a Schedule I substance...