Lawyer up: Why is it so hard to promote cannabis online (and everywhere else)?

By Laura Bianchi | Merry Jane Anything goes on the Internet, it seems – except when it comes to cannabis. Over the past month, many producers of cannabis-related YouTube channels have seen their carefully curated accounts shut down. Those impacted have ranged from Marihuana Television in Spain and Urbanremo in Canada to U.S. cannabis website Leafly. It’s the latest in a series of online cannabis prohibitions …

Governor Ducey signs bill allowing industrial hemp; ‘historic day’ says Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Medical Cannabis Department

(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today signed SB 1098, providing funding for the Arizona Department of Agriculture’s (AZDA) agricultural pilot program allowing universities and those with a license from AZDA to begin cultivating industrial hemp – the fiber form of cannabis. Specifically, the hemp would be required to remain below …

Arizona hemp industry ready to take off if governor Ducey signs bill; if signed, AZ will become 35th state to approve says Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group Partner and Director of Medical Cannabis

By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times Governor Doug Ducey, one of the state’s most aggressive cannabis-legalization opponents, may be ready to make Arizona one of the country’s leading producers of hemp. The state Legislature passed a far-reaching commercial hemp bill, SB 1098, over the last few weeks of the 2018 session and sent it to Ducey after adjournment on May …

Rose Law Group Partners Kaine Fisher and Laura Bianchi, and Attorneys Logan Elia and Samuel Doncaster recognized as 2018 Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Stars

Rose Law Group pc is pleased to announce that Partners Kaine Fisher and Laura Bianchi and attorneys Logan Elia and Samuel Doncaster were recognized as Super Lawyer Southwest Rising Stars for 2018. Super Selects attorneys from peer nominations, evaluations and independent research with selections being made annually. Congratulations to our Southwest Rising Stars!    

Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Cannabis, talks to ‘LA Weekly’ says 4/20 little less rowdy, more sophisticated and regulated

By Madison Margolin | LA Weekly On this 4/20, the age-old question a cannabis enthusiast might ask — how is this day different from all other days I smoke weed? — might actually have an answer. That’s because this is California’s first 4/20 following the launch of the legal adult-use market. Sure, it’s been a bumpy ride since the passage …

Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Cannabis talks to ‘Forbes’ says partnerships can benefit Cannabis businesses

By Julie Weed | Forbes As a hedge fund manager in New York, Tim Rotolo was used to looking for undervalued assets and inefficient capital structures. In the nascent legal cannabis industry, he thinks he’s found both. In early 2017, Rotolo teamed up with Antony Radbod, and David Kivitz to create an investment and holding company Archytas Ventures. Their first …

Industry Blazers: Laura Bianchi of Rose Law Group

Laura A. Bianchi is the Partner and Director of Medical Marijuana and Director of Business/Corporate Transactions and Estate Planning Departments at Rose Law Group azmarijuana.com Laura Bianchi’s practice concentrates on cannabis law. She provides legal advice, guidance and assistance in various realms of the legal cannabis industry and in all stages of the Arizona Department of Health Services Medical Marijuana …

Will Trump try to close cannabis businesses? Laura Bianchi, director of Rose Law Group Medical Cannabis Department, talks to ‘Forbes’, urges those businesses to stay focused on local compliance

By Julie Weed | Forbes Entrepreneurs in 29 states who have been growing, testing and selling marijuana are now wondering: will President Trump’s Attorney General really divert resources from justice department priorities like stopping terrorism and dismantling gangs, to shut down neighborhood pot shops? These businesses have been operating under the Cole Memorandum which kept the Justice Department from prosecuting marijuana companies …

Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group partner and director of Medical Cannabis to speak on Thursday at ADRE Seminar on cannabis and the real estate industry

Laura Bianchi will be speaking at an Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE) seminar Thursday, talking about “Cannabis: The Benefits and Burdens for the Real Estate Industry.” Event details: Cannabis: The Benefits and Burdens for the Real Estate Industry When: Thursday, March 22, 2018 Time: 7:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast Program Begins: 8:00 am Program Concludes: 11:00 am Where: University Club – Tempe …