21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.
The Cole Memorandum (DOJ guidance to US
Attorneys regarding enforcement of the federal marijuana ban)
BSA Expectations Regarding Marijuana-Related
Businesses (FinCen guidance to banks regarding providing services to
Farr Amendment (appropriations rider that bars the DOJ from spending
appropriated funds to prevent the implementation of state medical marijuana
United States v. McIntosh, 833 F.3d 1163
(9th Cir. 2016) (key case interpreting Rohrabacher-Farr)
on Marijuana Enforcement [January 4, 2018]
Compassionate Care Act (original enabling legislation)
Medical Use of Marihuana Program Regulations (implementing regulations)
Medical Marijuana Program (program website)
Bar Association, Opinion 1024, Counseling
Clients in Illegal Conduct: Medical Marijuana Law
Assessment of the Potential Impact of Regulated Marijuana in New York State (New York State Department of Health, July 2018)
New York State Interagency Working Group to Study Possible
New York State Conducts 17 Regulated Marijuana Listening Sessions
New York State's Medical Marijuana Program: NYCRR Part 1004
NYSBA Articles of Interest
State Bar News Article - Cannabis Committee Created
State Bar News Article - Making Sense of NY Cannabis Law
NYSBA Press Release - NYSBA Creates New Committees to Examine Cannabis and Transportation Law
The Environmental Lawyer Article - Legal Pot Industry Bugged by Lack of Pesticide Guidance by Telisport W. Putsavage
Academic Blogs and Research Sites
Brookings Think-tank that conducts research on marijuana policy
(among other topics)
Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority. Law professor blog and textbook website covering broad range of
developments in marijuana law. By Professor and Committee on Cannabis Law
Academic Advisor Robert Mikos.
Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform. Law professor blog covering broad
range of developments in marijuana law. By Professor Doug Berman.
National Conference of
State Legislatures (NCSL). Compiles information
on state marijuana reforms.
RAND Drug Policy Research Center. Think-tank that conducts research on
marijuana policy (among other topics).
Science Research Network (SSRN). Searchable database of social
science research on marijuana law and policy (among many other topics).
Bar Association Groups
Michigan State Bar Marijuana
National Cannabis Bar
Oregon State Bar Cannabis Section
Law Report. News
site covering broad range of topics concerning marijuana, and especially
Cannabist. News site started by Denver Post; covers broad range of topics
Cannifornian. News site started by several media
outlets; covers broad range of topics concerning marijuana, with a particular
focus on California.