How can banks handle illegally legal marijuana business? ‘They don’t have the opportunity to bank like everyone else,’ says Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and director of Cannabis Dept. 

By Nikole Tower | AZBigMedia Where would you put your money if you weren’t allowed access to a bank? In a safe? Under the mattress? Maybe a friend can hold onto it for you? Now, let’s say you’re operating a successful business and the money is flowing in at a generous rate. Putting cash like that in a safe, under …

Rose Law Group 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars: Kaine Fisher, Laura Bianchi, Sam Doncaster and Logan Elia

Four of Rose Law Group’s own were recently recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Stars. Congratulations! Kaine Fisher, Partner and Director of Family Law Laura Bianchi, Partner and Director of Cannabis, Business/Corporate Transactions and Estate Planning Departments Sam Doncaster, Litigation Attorney focusing on business and real estate litigation Logan Elia, Litigation Attorney focusing on business litigation, cyber law, and …

Chronically ill girl sues U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions over medical marijuana legalization; Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner, director Cannabis Dept. comments

By Caitlyn Hitt | New York Daily News Alexis Bortell has filed a lawsuit against U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding medical marijuana legalization. Due to legal restrictions, the 12-year-old, who turned to medical marijuana to control her seizure disorder, is unable to return home to her native Texas to visit family. “I would like to be able to visit …

Court asked to rule Arizona’s fee for medical pot permits is illegally high; reaction from Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner, director Cannabis Dept.

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star An attorney is asking the Court of Appeals to force health officials to slash what they charge medical marijuana users for the state-issued permit needed to buy the drug. The $150 that patients must pay annually is illegally high, attorney Sean Berberian said Monday. He said it is far …

Jeff Sessions calls for “more competition” among medical marijuana growers for research, a statement praised by Laura Bianchi, director of Rose Law Group’s Medical Marijuana Cannabis practice group

By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday morning, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said there should be “more competition” among growers who supply marijuana for federally approved research, though he said he thought the current applicant pool of 26 was too many. His statement came in response to a question from Sen. …

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 …

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. …

Laura A. Bianchi

Practice Areas: Real Estate Transactions, Cannabis Law, Estate, Special Needs, and Business Succession Planning, Employment Law and Human Resources, Business and Corporate Transactions, Elder Care Concierge Laura A. Bianchi is the Director of Rose Law Group’s Medical Marijuana Cannabis practice group and the Director of Business/Corporate Transactions and Estate Planning departments. Laura’s practice is concentrated on cannabis law, providing legal advice, guidance and assistance in various …