Cannalaw Conference Wrap-up:  What’s Next for Marijuana?

The conference closed with a look ahead to the future of the cannabis industry, patent issues, and emerging psychedelic market.  What will we see with regards to patent enforcement?  Only two cannabis related lawsuits have been filed to date, one that died.  However, there is speculation that

The M&A panel at yesterday’s Cannalaw conference addressed what valuation techniques are being used to determine the purchase price of a marijuana company.  While in recent years the traditional valuation metrics would normally be utilized – whether multiples of sales, revenues or EBITDA, for instance – the current market is experiencing a supply/demand imbalance, as

Financial Inclusion:  Banking in the Legal Cannabis Industry

The panel focused on the challenges of cannabis banking, including availability, compliance issues and whether the proposed Safe Banking Act will pass.  The major problem that large banks face is not with the illegality of cannabis, but with the compliance costs.  Large banks must file a

RKS is covering the the Cannalaw Summit, a conference covering a range of topics including cannabis valuation.  Beyond the newest US states to legalize recreational cannabis use, Mexico is proceeding with legalization steps in what observers said could become “the world’s largest cannabis market.”  The summit kicked off yesterday covering an industry “with projections of