08.22.2022Charles Messina Named To The NJBIZ "Forty Under 40" Listing for 2022Genova Burns is pleased to congratulate Partner Charles J. Messina, Esq. on his recent naming to NJBIZ's "Forty Under 40" listing for 2022. The NJBIZ "Forty Under 40" program recognizes 40 business men and women under the age of 40 for their notable successes and demonstrations of strong leadership in the state.
04.29.2022Charles Messina Presents “New York Cannabis Law: Overview and Issues” Lecture for New York Law SchoolGenova Burns’ Partner Charles J. Messina, Esq., presented a lecture this week for New York Law School, where he serves as an adjunct Professor, entitled, “New York Cannabis Law: Overview and Issues.” In his lecture, Mr. Messina provided an overview of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act and discussed the status of New York’s regulations, including those that will impact the anticipated adult-use licensing requirements and impact this will have in the tri-state region.
02.22.2021Governor Murphy Gives Cannabis the Green LightNew Jersey wait no longer – recreational use of cannabis is finally here. Earlier today, Governor Murphy signed the enabling legislation for recreational use into law. What does this mean? Adults 21 and over will be permitted to consume recreational cannabis legally within the state, and the industry is soon poised to expand exponentially.