Case Highlights Disconnected State and Federal Laws for Cannabis Industry

Nov 2, 2023News

Earlier this year, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts blocked Chapter 13 bankruptcy relief to a cannabis store employee because his income was derived from the sale of marijuana, a federally illegal drug. The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel recently upheld the ruling.

In this BusinessWest article, Attorney Steven Weiss talks about how the case highlights the disconnected state and federal laws for the cannabis industry and the challenges that result.