Samantha Kramer

Sam Kramer is a cannabis attorney based out of Chicago. She was President and Co-Founder of the city's first-ever Cannabis Law Society. Sam has worked alongside industry leaders to advance cannabis legislation and social equity initiatives nationwide.

Samantha Kramer
Since June 6, 2022

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Progress for Patients in Washington, D.C.: Residents Ages 21+ Can Temporarily Self-Certify
3 months ago

Progress for Patients in Washington, D.C.: Residents Ages 21+ Can Temporarily Self-Certify

On July 6, 2022, Washington, D.C. implemented a revolutionary emergency amendment to its medical cannabis program. The Medical Marijuana Self-Certification Temporary Amendment Act of 2022 currently permits D.C. residents over the age of 21 to self-certify their intent to use cannabis for medical purposes when applying for D.C.’s Medical Cannabis Program. The act expands existing…

Virginia’s Adult-Use Cannabis Program Takes a Hit
3 months ago

Virginia’s Adult-Use Cannabis Program Takes a Hit

On April 7, 2021, Virginians rejoiced as Gov. Northam (D) signed the Cannabis Control Act (CCA) into law. This law positioned Virginia to be the South’s first adult-use (i.e., recreational) state, with a Jan. 1, 2024 launch date for its first-ever retail sales. In preparation, the CCA established a framework for cannabis business licensing, cultivation,…

The CLIMB Act: Is Federal Cannabis Business Reform Coming?
3 months ago

The CLIMB Act: Is Federal Cannabis Business Reform Coming?

In May 2022, a bipartisan pair, Rep. Troy Carter (D-La.) and Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-Pa.) introduced a never-before-seen bill—the Capital Lending and Investment for Marijuana Businesses Act (“the CLIMB Act”). The proposed legislation, H.R. 8200, would result in a decrease in the cost of doing business as a cannabis-related business (CRB); the ability for such…