Rose Law Group names Laura Bianchi director of its expanding Cannabis Department

Bianchi has been on the forefront of the legal cannabis movement since 2010 (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) – Scottsdale based Rose Law Group pc is proud to announce Partner Laura Bianchi has been named Director of its Cannabis Department. Bianchi will also continue to serve as Director of Rose Law Group’s Business/Corporate Transactions and Estate Planning Departments. As an integral part of Rose …

Medical Marijuana dispensaries to start paying personal property tax, assessor announces, Senior Partner Court Rich comments

By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times Taxing personal property at medical marijuana dispensaries and growth operations may net Maricopa County schools more than $1 million, and likely more once the county assessor completes audits of taxes owed in previous years. Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen announced that the county’s 109 dispensaries, growth operations and medical marijuana card certification offices …

Women & cannabis: How the $280M emerging industry is providing women the opportunity to rake in the green; Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner featured 

By Sayo Akao | Phoenix Business Journal Green. It’s the color of money and of hundreds of plants in nature. One cash crop in particular – cannabis – is the focus of an emerging industry that has opened up the opportunities for women to lead. Lilach Power and her business partner, Gina Berman, did not plan to open a medical marijuana dispensary. …

Attorney General Sessions’ Las Vegas Speech Ignores Nevada Pot-Sales ‘Emergency’; ‘cautiously optimistic,’ says Ryan Hurley, Rose Law Group Partner and Director of Medical Marijuana Department

By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times Jeff Sessions missed major opportunities this week to rail against legal marijuana, giving marijuana-industry experts some much-craved hope that a crackdown is not imminent. The cannabis-hating U.S. Attorney General delivered a speech at the Nevada U.S. Attorney’s Office in Las Vegas on Wednesday about crime, drugs, and immigration, but failed to mention the state’s newly launched …

Health director: Alternative pain relief could help curb opioid abuse, deaths; Ryan Hurley, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Marijuana Dept. says cannabis an ‘off-ramp’ from addiction

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Faced with an average of two deaths a day, the state’s top health official is looking for ways to curb the abuse of opioids, both legal and otherwise. And some of that may involve getting doctors to find alternative relief for patients with chronic pain — including possibly recommending …

National Association of Realtors advises agents and brokers on legal marijuana; applicable law explained by Ryan Hurley, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Marijuana Dept.

What’s a broker to do if one of his or her agents asks to consume on the job for medical reasons? By Andrea V. Brambila | inman Eight states permit recreational use of marijuana (Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington). So what’s a broker to do if one of his or her agents asks to consume on …