July 2018

NJ Women Inmates’ Sex Abuse Case Can Move Forward

July 23, 2018 in Firm News by walsh.law

On appeal, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey has ruled that a case which was originally dismissed can be revived.  The case alleges that prison officials disregarded complaints in which female inmates alleged sexual and physical abuse by a prison guard...

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...