Practice Area: Food, Drug & Cosmetics

As Joint Dispensaries Begin To Bud in NY, Lawyers Focus on Regulations

New York’s first recreational marijuana dispensary opened in Manhattan in late December nearly two years after historic legislation was passed that legalized adult cannabis use and allowed for the implementation of a regulatory framework for the production, licensing, packaging, marketing and sale of cannabis. As has been the case throughout the entire process, the New … Continued

Sweet Potatoes, Shredded Chicken and Inorganic Arsenic?: Food for Thought on the Legal Issues Surrounding Heavy Metals in Baby Food

Sometimes, what’s not on a nutrition label matters the most. While food safety in America is largely focused on pathogens and bacteria, a bombshell Feb. 4, 2021 U.S. House Subcommittee report found that baby foods can contain arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury. In March, the Baby Food Safety Act of 2021 was introduced to Congress … Continued

The Founder of the Native American Legal Assistance Clinic with Lee Redeye | Gold/Fox: Non-Billable

Redeye who is a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians talks about his community involvement with the Seneca Commission for Economic Development and the Native American Legal Assistance Clinic, which he founded in partnership with the Erie County Bar Association. He also discusses his path to the law and how he got his start practicing Indian law, commercial litigation, and how he became involved in various pro bono initiatives.