Gleam Law Reddit IAMA (Ask Me Anything) Attorneys and members of Gleam Law, PLLC will be hosting a question and answer session on Reddit’s Ask Me Anything subreddit on April 22, 2019 at 9am PST/12pmEST. Bring any questions you have about cannabis, CBD, and the evolving world of legal marijuana. We are cannabis lawyers at…
There could be various reasons why you might have a warrant out for your arrest. Sometimes, you may not even know one was issued until you are in custody. It could be as serious as a felony charge, or as minor as unpaid traffic tickets. Whatever the reason, having a warrant against you is a…
With the Passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, states are scrambling to update their Hemp Pilot Programs and replace them with permanent hemp laws and regulation. Washington State is no exception. On January 16, Senate Bill 5276 (officially titled “Authorizing hemp production in conformance with the agricultural improvement act of 2018”) was introduced. In its…
Fentanyl is public enemy number one in Ohio. The opioid epidemic is hitting the state hard, and fentanyl is being widely used despite being vastly stronger than typical heroin. Owing to the dangers of fentanyl, Ohio has very harsh penalties for simple possession charges. At a minimum, fentanyl possession is a felony. Even if you…
The state of Oregon is rich with history surrounding cannabis. After its longtime prohibition, Oregon was the first state to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis, a huge stepping stone in the massive cannabis industry we see today. In 1998, Oregon passed Ballot Measure 67, one of the first ballot measures in the…
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) filed suit against the operators of United Pot Smokers, UPS420.com, and UPS.green. Their complaint, filed in California’s Central District Court, includes claims of “federal trademark infringement, federal false designation of origin, federal trademark dilution, state trademark infringement, state trademark dilution, state unfair competition, state unfair business practices, state false advertising,…
This article first appeared in The Stranger, written by Lester Black.  Ten Washington Lawmakers Claim Liquor and Cannabis Board Has a “Toxic Culture” The bipartisan group is calling on Governor Inslee to rescind the nomination of an agency board member. Washington’s weed regulator is in hot water after a bipartisan group of ten state lawmakers…
In February 2018, at a Cleveland hotel and apartment building, a Good Samaritan called 911 on behalf of a woman who had been assaulted by former Kansas City Chief’s running back Kareem Hunt. The incident was caught on the building’s security cameras, and is not disputed. However, the propriety of the Cleveland Police Department’s response…
Montgomery County has taken a different approach in helping juvenile offenders, and Cuyahoga County has taken notice. The current processes in Cuyahoga County are not as effective as everyone would like and many within Cuyahoga County’s legal community believe it is time to change the system’s approach. Meanwhile, Montgomery County has seen success with its…
Juvenile detention centers have a few purposes. First and foremost, they remove dangerous juveniles from the community. Second, they provide an opportunity for rehabilitation. While an adult prison focuses on punishment, juvenile facilities are intended to identify what each juvenile offender needs and how they may be helped. Unfortunately, it appears that the Cuyahoga Juvenile…