Archives for Kelly K. Huff

Kelly K. Huff

Kelly K. Huff

Associate / Philadelphia

P: 215-772-7510

Marketing Considerations for CBD Companies in 2021

December 28, 2020

Bloomberg Law
By Kelly Huff and Georgette Castner

The FDA is expected to issue formal regulations in 2021 to further define the parameters for selling CBD products. But…

Avoiding CBD Product Pitfalls in 2021

December 3, 2020

Over the last two years, store shelves across America have been increasingly showcasing a brand-new line of products: CBD products….

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Issues Ruling in Favor of Medical Marijuana Use and Legitimacy

July 31, 2020

Cannabis Law Journal
By Zach Holdsman and Kelly K. Huff

Last month, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court took a significant step toward ensuring that Pennsylvania protects medical marijuana patients from unjust…

NJ Amends State WARN Act to Give Employers Pandemic Flexibility

April 17, 2020

On April 15, 2020, New Jersey lawmakers passed Senate Bill 2353, which amends the Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss…

DOL and IRS Issue Guidance and Temporary Rule on Paid Leave Under New COVID-19 Legislation

April 3, 2020

On April, 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) posted a temporary rule issuing regulations…

Governor Wolf Announces Pennsylvania School and Non-Life-Sustaining Business Closure “Until Further Notice”

March 30, 2020

On March 30, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced on his website that “all Pennsylvania schools will remain closed until…

UPDATE: PA Suspends Certain Medical Marijuana Regulations During COVID-19 Emergency

March 23, 2020

As an update our previous alert, on March 20, 2020, the Pennsylvania Office of Medical Marijuana temporarily suspended the following…

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries are Deemed “Essential” During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 19, 2020

On Monday, March 16, 2020, Governor Wolf took the unprecedented step of ordering “nonessential” Pennsylvania businesses to shut down for…

What The Federal Green Light on Hemp Means For Banks

December 11, 2019

By Kelly K. Huff

Many banks have hesitated or refused to work with hemp companies due to uncertainty about the interplay between the legality…

Federal Bank Regulators Provide Important Clarity to Banks with Hemp Customers

December 4, 2019

On December 3, 2019, a group of key federal banking regulators — the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve…

Hemp Industry Gets Additional Federal Support As USDA Establishes Domestic Hemp Production Program

October 31, 2019

On October 31, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) established the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program through the…

Historic House Vote for Cannabis Banking Bill

September 26, 2019

September 25, 2019 marked a historic day for the cannabis industry, as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the SAFE…

Cannabis Legislation Heating Up in the Summer Session

June 14, 2019

Financial institutions looking to work with cannabis companies have a lot to look forward to this summer. On June 11,…

Banks Move One Step Closer to Working with Cannabis Companies

March 28, 2019

On March 28, 2019, the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act easily passed the House Financial Services Committee by…

Pennsylvania Courts Get One Step Closer to Reviewing Employee Termination Based on Medical Marijuana Use

February 15, 2019

Almost one year after Pennsylvania first permitted the use of medical marijuana, a federal court in Pennsylvania issued its first…

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds PA Employers Have an Affirmative Duty to Protect Employee Data

November 28, 2018

By Michael B. Hayes and Kelly K. Huff

As the calendar year begins to wind down, employers across the Commonwealth need to perk up.  On November 21, 2018,…

Montgomery McCracken Welcomes Two Associates

November 16, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce the addition of two associates to the firm’s Philadelphia office. Kelly K….