After becoming a cannabis lawyer, you need to ensure you are an ethical one. Learn from our panelists about the issues they confronted as soon as they entered cannabis practice, and what they never expected.
Interstate Commerce in Statehouses and the Courts: What Will Ultimately Bring About the Onset of Interstate Sales? At least four states have seen legislative action involving ways that interstate commerce can be triggered prior to full federal legalization, namely California, Oregon, New Jersey, and blank. This panel will explore the potential triggers that could unlock interstate sales, as well as how the lack of movement at the federal level factors into states' decision-making and operators' risks.
Evolving cannabis product risks have the potential to result in enormous future liability for which cannabis and hemp companies are currently unprepared. This session will clarify those risks and discuss how embracing a mix of legal reform, policy changes and adoption of traditional risk management principles may prevent future product risk issues from damaging market sustainability.
This program will address current trends in cannabis securities litigation. Participants can expect to receive information on a variety of cannabis-related securities cases, including the most recent of such cases, which was filed in April 2022. Participants will learn about the current strategies taken in securities actions through cases at varying stages of litigation.
Upon completion of this program, participants should expect to be able to identify common causes of action levied against cannabis-related entities and strategies those entities can implement to mitigate risk.
Federal Cannabis Legislation and Regulation. Attend this session for an overview of developments in federal cannabis legislation and regulation. Panelists will address new bills, reintroductions, and what is likely to move.
This CLE explores whether a mark owner has used its mark to sell improperly labeled soap or an illicit drug, the PTO has no mandate, and no convincing policy reason, to deny the owner the substantial benefits of registration.