“Poison Pills: A Common Component In Lawmaking, M&A And Now Cannabis”, an article published in late May, 2020, gives insight into a common legal and political practice: Poison Pills.
The poison pill’s original genesis is in the Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
context. In the legislative context, these amendments add amendments to existing legislation with the intent to render the legislation unpopular and in turn, unpassed. Ryan Reiffert, a business attorney
with extensive knowledge of the law, helped define this concept by contextualizing Poison Pills. This knowledge included with Andrew Ward’s, the author of the article, gives readers a concise overview and understanding of this concept.
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