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Marijuana And The Federal Trade Commission, ‘Protecting America’s Canna Consumers?’

Could the FTC act on consumer complaints against pot businesses even though they are federally illegal?

Marijuana And The Federal Trade Commission, ‘Protecting America’s Canna Consumers?’

 

Hilary Bricken It’s no secret that in the wake of the 2013 Cole Memo, federal agencies greatly vary in how they treat marijuana businesses. The Department of Justice has opted to “stand down” for now in those states with “robust state marijuana regulations.” The Internal Revenue Service will not relent on enforcing section 280e against cannabis…

Hilary Bricken is an attorney at Harris Moure, PLLC in Seattle and she chairs the firm’s Canna Law Group. Hilary is also lead editor of the Canna Law Blog. You can reach her by email at [email protected].

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