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Joshua S. Bauchner Explores Cannabis DUI Challenges in New Jersey v. Olenowski: Insights from the Karma Koala Podcast

February 7, 2024

Joshua Bauchner, Partner and Chair of Mandelbaum Barrett PC’s Cannabis, Hemp, and Psychedelics Practice Group, shared insights on the Karma Koala Podcast. He discussed the legal and technological challenges in identifying cannabis DUI cases, focusing on the New Jersey v. Olenowski case. Bauchner’s analysis shed light on complex legal intersections and technological limitations.

Joshua S. Bauchner Listed as one of the Top 200 Global Psychedelics Lawyers

February 6, 2024

In the third edition of the Global Top 200 list of Psychedelics Lawyers, Joshua S. Bauchner, Partner and Chair of the Cannabis, Hemp, and Psychedelics Practice Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC, is newly acknowledged. His inclusion honors his dedication, experience, and impactful contributions to psychedelic law and its industry advancement.

Joshua S. Bauchner Attends the Cannabis Law Section MCLE Programs event, hosted by the New York State Bar Association.

January 29, 2024

Explore the dynamic legal terrain of cannabis, hemp, and psychedelics with Joshua S. Bauchner and Mandelbaum Barrett PC’s expert panelists. Gain invaluable insights into New York and New Jersey’s evolving regulatory frameworks at the recent NYSBA event. Dive deep into compliance and emerging trends.

Law360: Can Off-Duty Cops Use Marijuana?

January 26, 2024

In 2024, Law360 highlights a pivotal case stemming from New Jersey’s legalization of recreational marijuana, which clashed with federal firearm laws. Jersey City’s struggles with enforcing these laws led to a legal battle, triggering controversy over police terminations and accusations of political bias. Joshua S. Bauchner condemned the city’s actions as hypocritical.

Rescheduling Psilocybin: Joshua S. Bauchner Serves as Principal Author of Pro-Bono Amicus Curiae Brief on Behalf of NORML

October 20, 2023

Firm attorney Joshua S. Bauchner, Chair of the Cannabis and Psychedelics Practice Group, served as the principal author of a pro-bono amicus curiae brief filed on behalf of NORML in support of Petitioners in Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, MD, PhD; Advanced Integrative Medical Science Institute, PLLC v. U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; Anne Milgram in Her Official […]

LAW 360: Mandelbaum Barrett PC Adds New Cannabis, Psychedelics Head

October 18, 2023

Joshua Bauchner has joined Mandelbaum Barrett as a partner in the firm’s litigation department, and will lead the growth of the cannabis and psychedelics team. He will be based in the firm’s Roseland, New Jersey, office and will also work out of New York.

Joshua S. Bauchner Joins Mandelbaum Barrett PC as Chair of its Cannabis & Psychedelics Practice Group and Partner in its Litigation Practice Group

October 5, 2023

Joshua S. Bauchner  joined Mandelbaum Barrett PC as Chair of its expanded Cannabis & Psychedelics Practice Group and a Partner in its  Litigation Practice Group.  The firm also announced that it has renamed its Cannabis Practice as the Cannabis & Psychedelics Practice Group to reflect this growing, multifaceted and complex area of law that includes cannabis and psychedelics. 

Can New Jersey Employers Fire an Employee for Marijuana Use?

October 19, 2022

On September 9, 2022, the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission on Workplace Impairment published Guidance regarding whether employers may fire employees for smoking or otherwise ingesting marijuana.   For those not paying attention, on February 22, 2021, Governor Murphy signed the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act (“CREAMMA”) which legalized recreational […]