Kimberly Slay Joins Maslon, Enriching Minnesota’s Legal Landscape

Minneapolis, Minnesota – Kimberly Slay, a seasoned legal professional, has been appointed to the prestigious law firm Maslon. The firm made the announcement earlier this week, highlighting Slay’s impressive expertise in litigation and her track record of success in high-profile cases. Slay’s addition to the team at Maslon comes as no surprise, given her extensive experience in the legal field. She has consistently demonstrated her ability to navigate complex legal landscapes and deliver favorable outcomes for her clients. Prior to joining Maslon, Slay worked at a prominent law firm where she played a key role … Read more

Minnesota’s Office of Cannabis Management Urges Lawmakers to Revamp Marijuana Laws for Faster Business Launch and Social Equity Support

Bloomington, Minnesota – The Minnesota Office of Cannabis Management has urged state lawmakers to make adjustments to marijuana laws during this legislative session to expedite the establishment of cannabis businesses. In their initial report to the Legislature, the agency proposed various specific changes, one of which includes implementing a temporary license system, with a particular focus on aiding social equity applicants. These applicants are individuals who have been impacted by past criminal enforcement of marijuana laws, either directly or indirectly. The report emphasizes that implementing a temporary license system would not only speed up the … Read more

Minnesota’s New ‘Red Flag’ Law Sparks Controversy and Questions

Minneapolis — Minnesota implemented a new “red flag” law on January 1, causing confusion and uncertainty among those seeking to utilize the law to protect themselves and their communities. The law, officially referred to as the Extreme Risk Protection Order law, was passed by the 2023 Minnesota Legislature and is aimed at addressing concerns about individuals who may possess firearms and pose a threat to themselves or others. Similar laws have been enacted in at least 21 other states and the District of Columbia. In Minnesota, individuals can file a petition for a temporary or … Read more