It's a 4-20 miracle

Client Newsletter Note from Jen Randolph Reise Happy Monday – and the start of 4-20 week! It’s a special one this year: -4/20 is a Saturday! -4/20/2024 is a palindrome! and -It’s Minnesota’s first 4/20 with legal possession an… Read More
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Preparing for a possible social equity round

Note from Jen Randolph Reise Another huge week for me, from attending the House Committee hearings Monday to a great podcast interview on Friday,. I think we’ll know soon whether there will be a social equity applicant round in July, and whethe… Read More
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I feel like I know a celebrity, watching the legislative hearings

Newsletter Note from Jen Randolph Reise What a week! I found myself speaking to cannabis entrepreneurs in Stillwater on Monday and along with the head of the hemp-derived inspections team on Thursday. The Minnesota legislature is starting to grind ah… Read More
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Expecting an Inspection?

Note from Jen Randolph Reise It’s an off-week for the full newsletter, but I wanted to share a couple of timely updates with you! Jen   THCa flower enforcement has finally started On Thursday, March 7, MN-OCM announced that it will be looking… Read More
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No caps for micros? Understanding OCM's new 101-page bill

Note from Jen Randolph Reise In this newsletter: -Analyzing MN-OCM’s proposed bill (Tl;dr: some good news for those seeking microlicenses, and also for veteran applicants.) -Lots of upcoming events as we move into a packed spring. -Client profi… Read More
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Watching the MN Legislature tea leaves

Note from Jen Randolph Reise What I’m excited about today: 1) The very real possibility of a first license round in JULY! My team is ramping up to help our clients put together quality license applications; 2) The news of Germany’s legisl… Read More
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Will we see a first license round this summer?!

Note from Jen Randolph Reise Filling you in on what I know about lots of rumors & possibilities in this week’s newsletter, inc.: In MN, the recommendation by OCM for a social equity applicant round as soon as this summer! Status of reschedu… Read More
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Where did that OCM hiring process fail? New report.

Note from Jen Randolph Reise In this week’s newsletter: A webinar on Tuesday from OCM you might want to sign up for; Info for Minnesota employers about a big new requirement called Sick and Safe Time; Coverage of the auditor’s scathing re… Read More
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ISO Minority Business Owners for the Cannabis Board

Note from Jen Randolph Reise Quick newsletter this week, but I wanted to make sure to let you know about the important reports that Minnesota’s OCM released this week and remind you to take the OCM survey about licensing rules due next Friday.… Read More
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Expungement delays and OCM surveys

Note from Jen Randolph Reise Happy New Year! I had some fun making an Instagram Year in Review of my eventful year as a cannabis business lawyer; check it out if you are so inclined! https://www.instagram.com/p/C1-sbVmsUes/ The Minnesota cannabis ind… Read More
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