Welcome back to Higher Law, our weekly briefing on all things cannabis. I’m Cheryl Miller, reporting for Law.com from Sacramento. Have a safe and socially distanced Fourth of July.

This week we’re looking at: Perkins Coie’s cannabis practice chair, Barak Cohen, talks about building a practice and keeping on top of the industry • Fox Rothschild’s work on a breach-of-contract suit targeting Sound Wellness • Pushback on a whistleblower’s claim that the DOJ meddled with cannabis mergers