Focus on Nevada Business

Alicia Ashcraft, Esq. will appear at the INCBA Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 20, 2019. Ashcraft will speak at the Law Session entitled, “Alternate Means of Monetizing Your Client’s Assets” along with Colte Koen from Pharmalogyx, Cyrus Farudi from Franklin BioScience and Mary Shapiro from Evoke Law. From the Session Description, “Many clients are interested in a cash…

November 18

Legal Predictions for the Marijuana Industry By: Alicia Ashcraft, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Ashcraft & Barr LLP This is the third year for Ashcraft & Barr to make legal predictions for the marijuana industry in the “Legal Opinions” section of Nevada Business Magazine. As has become the custom, the firm made three predictions about Nevada’s marijuana industry, and this article re-visits…

October 18

Alicia Ashcraft, Esq., will be serving as Guest Speaker for the upcoming ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries 41st Annual Conference: Playing the Game to be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 11-13, 2019. From the American Bar Association, “This year’s meeting offers three days of innovative and educational programs on a wide…

September 4

Ashcraft & Barr | LLP is proud to recognize Jeffrey Barr, Esq. as a 2019 Mountain States Super Lawyers Honoree. “Super Lawyers Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and…

June 28

Alicia Ashcraft, Esq., to be Sessions Panelist at upcoming NCIA’s Cannabis Business Summit and Expo in San Jose, California, July 22. The featured Sessions Panel, “Compliance and Regulatory Focus; Unpacking the Evolving E-Cannabis Marketplace” to be hosted by the International Cannabis Bar Association is described as, “E-commerce and delivery services are making it easier for consumers to obtain cannabis, obviating…

May 18

Alicia Ashcraft will join a panel of Industry Experts for “The Business of Marijuana in Nevada Seminar” held at The LINQ, Las Vegas, Nevada. This seminar will cover topics directly relevant to Nevada’s cannabis industry including an overview of federal and state law and key legal considerations for cannabis businesses such as local and state licensing and federal tax treatment….

March 4

Legal Predictions for the 2019 Marijuana Industry “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” —Nils Bohr, physicist and Nobel laureate By Alicia Ashcraft, Managing Partner, Ashcraft & Barr In last year’s “Legal Opinions” section of Nevada Business Magazine, we made three predictions about Nevada’s marijuana industry. We re-visit those predictions in this article to see how well our…

October 4

Legal Opinion by Alicia Ashcraft, Esq. Nevada’s Gaming Past Illuminates The Marijuana Industry’s Future When the Nevada Legislature legalized gaming in 1931, the publisher of the Nevada State Journal called the act, “legalized liberality.” The small railroad stop of Las Vegas issued its first gaming license to a woman named, “Mayme Stocker.” A true pioneer, Ms. Stocker ran the Northern…

October 1

Compliance is Key in the Marijuana Industry By Alicia Ashcraft, Esq., Managing Partner & Jeffrey Barr, Esq., Partner, Ashcraft & Barr, LLP. In the United States, 25 of 50 States permit some form of legalized marijuana use. However, business owners and operators in this industry face the frustrating and risky morass of conflicting government regulations. Marijuana is illegal under federal…

November 1

Ashcraft & Barr | LLP is proud to recognize Jeffrey Barr, Esq. on his fifth consecutive Legal Elite win! For five years in a row, Jeffrey Barr, Esq. has been names Legal Elite by Nevada Business Magazine. Ashcraft & Barr | LLP has over 35 years combined experience in highly-regulated industries, business litigation, corporate law, regulatory compliance, cannabis law, government…

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