Let's be Blunt with Montel

This is an interview between Montel Williams and Founding Partner – Dustin Robinson – on Let’s Be Blunt! Montel and Dustin discuss cannabis real estate transactions, cannabis trademarks, cannabis corporate transactions, 2018 Farm Bill,…

The Lack of Social Equity in Florida’s Cannabis Industry

As a Florida cannabis attorney who has worked on social equity applications in other states, I have seen the good and the bad of social equity programs and am hopeful that Florida can learn from the mistakes and the successes of other states.…

Can Florida Restaurants, Coffee Shops, and other Non-Packaged Food Suppliers Legally Sell CBD under Florida Law?

With the tremendous growth in CBD demand, my phone has been ringing non-stop with calls from different business-owners looking to cash in while also remaining compliant with the law. But there is one group of businesses in particular that…
Hemp processing

CAN FLORIDIANS LEGALLY PROCESS HEMP FOR CBD TODAY? POSSIBLY!

One of the most profitable parts of the hemp supply-chain is processing hemp for CBD. Setting up a hemp processing facility requires significant capital, significant time, and significant expertise. It also requires running trial batches to…
Dude, Where’s my Job? Employee Protection for Off-Site Marijuana Use Under Florida Law

Dude, Where’s my Job? Employee Protection for Off-Site Marijuana Use Under Florida Law

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) prohibits employers from discriminating against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, which is defined to include a broad array of impaired conditions. Under the ADA, the employer…

Florida Cities Banning Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

In my previous blog (Home-Rule Used To Disguise Marijuana Stigma), I discussed how local governments throughout Florida are banning medical marijuana dispensaries; and I outlined a step-by-step approach for overcoming the bans. The first step…
Home-Rule Used To Disguise Marijuana Stigma

Home-Rule Used To Disguise Marijuana Stigma

In order to get into the mind of local officials who are banning medical marijuana dispensaries, it is important to understand the concept of home-rule. The below blog will explore how local officials are using the concept of home-rule to disguise…