In The Press June 19, 2020

Cannabis Contracting: The Potential Invalidity Defense Created By Federal Prohibition (Cannabis Industry Journal)

The overwhelming majority of Americans now live in a state where Cannabis is legal at the state level for at least some purposes. However, cannabis (excluding hemp) remains criminal under federal law for all purposes. In this article, Goodwin’s Brett Schuman, Barzin Pakandam, Jennifer Fisher and Nicholas Costanza explore how federal courts and state legislatures have addressed the enforceability of contracts relating to cannabis and provide some practical tips for cannabis companies to protect their contractual rights. Read the by-line in Cannabis Industry Journal here