Posts about Regulation A+
Posts about Cannabis

SEC Conferees Recommend Reg A+ Improvements

Last November, the SEC held its annual conference focused on small business in Austin, TX. Most of the conference consists of participants developing recommendations to the SEC. Those recommendations are then ranked by the participants and published, which they have recently done. The recommendations from these conferences are sometimes taken up by the SEC and

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Republicans Boehner and Weld Join Cannabis Board

As more and more politicians of all stripes move towards support of federal legalization of cannabis, two senior Republicans have joined the advisory board of a major cannabis company.  According to The Hill, the former Speaker of the House John Boehner and former Massachusetts Governor William Weld became advisers to a New York-based grower and distributor

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McConnell Supports Industrial Hemp Legalization

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced a plan on Monday to introduce federal legislation to remove industrial hemp as a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Citing hemp as important to Kentucky’s farming history, he voiced his most positive support to date for this action. McConnell remains opposed to other legalization

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House Passes Regulation A+ Limit Increase

The US House of Representatives yesterday passed the Regulation A+ Improvement Act of 2017 (although Congress.gov reports it as the “Regulation At Improvement Act”). This bill would increase the cap on amounts to be raised under Regulation A from $50 to $75 million. If the Senate approves, most believe the President will sign this bill,

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Study: Cannabis Improves Cancer Patients’ Condition

An Israeli peer-reviewed study, just published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine, reports that pain and nausea of cancer patients can be lessened through the use of medical cannabis. The study included thousands of cancer patients using medical cannabis between 2015 and 2017. Over 95% of the patients reported an improvement in their condition

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Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Controlled Substances Act

A potentially groundbreaking federal lawsuit brought last summer was dismissed by New York judge Alvin Hellerstein today. The case, brought by five plaintiffs including two children, two veterans and former NFL player Marvin Washington, all of whom use state legal medical cannabis, claimed that the Controlled Substances Act is unconstitutional as it relates to the plant. The judge ruled

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My New Reg A+ Book Launches!

  Tomorrow night at a panel here at Duane Morris, we will hit official pre-launch on my latest book, Regulation A+ and Other Alternatives to a Traditional IPO (John Wiley & Sons). Here’s info from Amazon about this guide to the new streamlined IPO process through Reg A+: From the Inside Flap From David Feldman

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Direct Stock Listings Approved for NYSE

Following interest from companies like Spotify, the New York Stock Exchange last week received SEC approval to list companies on the Exchange even if they are not conducting an IPO. These direct listings, sometimes known as self-filings, already are permitted on the Nasdaq. The Exchange had filed their original request back in June. Following some

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Vermont Legalizes Adult Use of Cannabis

Vermont’s Republican Governor, Phil Scott, reluctantly signed legislation today fully legalizing the adult use of cannabis in the Green Mountain State. This makes Vermont the ninth state (plus the District of Columbia) to have fully legalized cannabis. It is the third northeast state to legalize, along with Maine and Massachusetts. The Governor had vetoed a

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New York to Study Full Cannabis Legalization

In his annual budget address yesterday, NY Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his plan to form a task force to study possible legalization of the adult use of cannabis in the Empire State. Currently the state permits the sale of cannabis only for medical reasons. Less than a year ago, Cuomo referred to cannabis as

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