Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Cannabis department, to perform at Dancing with the Stars Arizona 2019

Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group’s Medical Cannabis Practice, will take to the dance floor as part of the National Kidney Foundation’s 13th annual Dancing with the Stars Arizona fundraiser on February 22, 2019. Dancing with the Stars Arizona features performances by local luminaries partnered with professional dance instructors. All funds raised during the event go to …

Coolidge council considers allowing marijuana growing at homes; consistency key, says Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Medical Cannabis Department

By Rofida Khairalla | Coolidge Examiner Although a state law may allow patients and caregivers to cultivate marijuana for medical use at home, many municipalities have not been so eager to give the go-ahead. Coolidge City Council members were on the fence about the idea when presented with a potential zoning code amendment that would enable medical marijuana patients to cultivate …

Maine allows Medical Marijuana business owners to deduct business expenses; Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Medical Cannabis Department, encouraged by implementation of reasonable legislation

By Mike Daze | Bloomberg Salt Talk Blog Maine made significant amendments to its medical marijuana law, including providing a deduction for medical marijuana-related business expenses otherwise prohibited by federal tax law, when the Maine Legislature voted July 9 to override Gov. Paul LePage’s (R) veto of L.D. 1539. This is the second time the Legislature has overridden LePage’s veto of …

Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Cannabis, talks to ‘Scottsdale Independent’ about medical marijuana and investment

By Terrance Thornton | Scottsdale Independent As Americans begin to come to terms with the ill effects of the pharmaceutical smörgåsbord offered for minor ailments to advanced critical illness, a new commodity is beginning to emerge in towns and cities across the nation. From alternatives of the go-to-pain prescription — the opioid — and the shifting of perspectives, depending on …

Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Medical Cannabis Department quoted in ‘Cannabis Business Times’ regarding Arizona ruling on hashish

By Eric Sandy | Cannabis Business Times Dozens of medical marijuana patients and their families congregated outside the Arizona State Capitol in downtown Phoenix July 3 to denounce a recent Arizona Court of Appeals ruling that the state’s medical marijuana law does not permit the use of cannabis extract products, like oil cartridges. The court refers to those products collectively as …

Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Medical Cannabis Department quoted in ‘MSN’ regarding Arizona cannabis extracts case

Javier Hasse, Benzinga Staff Writer | Article published at MSN The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled hashish isn’t protected by the 2010 Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. While the decision will most certainly be appealed to the Arizona Supreme Court, the ruling has the potential to impact patients’ use and possession of certain extracted cannabis products such as oils, waxes, and …

Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Medical Cannabis Department quoted in ‘Marketwatch’ regarding Arizona cannabis extracts case

By Javier Hasse, Benzinga Staff Writer | Article published by Marketwatch The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled hashish isn’t protected by the 2010 Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. While the decision will most certainly be appealed to the Arizona Supreme Court, the ruling has the potential to impact patients’ use and possession of certain extracted cannabis products such as oils, waxes, …

Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Cannabis, talks to ‘Phoenix New Times’ regarding Arizona Court of Appeals decision on cannabis extracts

By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times Leaders in the Arizona cannabis industry say they will ignore last week’s state Court of Appeals opinion that cannabis extracts are not protected by the 2010 medical marijuana law. The June 26 ruling — coming just before the 7/10 celebration of extracts by cannabis aficionados — caused an uproar among patients, activists, and business operators. Dispensary associations and …

Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Medical Cannabis Department quoted in ‘CNN Money’ regarding Arizona cannabis extracts case

Javier Hasse, Benzinga Staff Writer | Article published at CNN Money The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled hashish isn’t protected by the 2010 Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. While the decision will most certainly be appealed to the Arizona Supreme Court, the ruling has the potential to impact patients’ use and possession of certain extracted cannabis products such as oils, waxes, …

Medical cannabis extracts, such as vape pen oil, are illegal, Arizona Appeals Court rules; could be devastating for Ariz. medical marijuana community, says Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Medical Cannabis Department

By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times In a major legal setback to the state’s medical-marijuana community, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled that cannabis extracts commonly sold in state dispensaries are illegal. The ruling affects what the court and Arizona law calls “hashish,” or the resin extracted from marijuana. Medical marijuana consumers also know it as hash oil, shatter, …