cannabis law events

February’s webinar “West coast Hemp-CBD After the Farm Bill” was a success! All of those involved at Harris Bricken enjoy hearing your positive words and questions. For those seeking more of the valuable information throughout the webinar, March holds many opportunities for you to attend events where Harris Bricken attorneys will be presenting. Read on to find out more.

The Seminar Group – Owning and Operating a Winery | March 14, 2:30 PM PST | Wineries and vineyards are subject to a mosaic of legal and regulatory hindrances. Businesses should not just be reactive to regulation but help sculpt it from the ground up. This two-day CLE will take place in Napa California covering a broad range of winery related topics, seeking to arm businesses with up-to-date information from industry pioneers. Hilary Bricken provides guidance in exploring marijuana diversification, including everything from land use ordinances, and water laws to co-locations of regulatory bodies and taxation.

Argent Communications Group – 2019 California Land Use Law & Policy Conference | March 18, 4:30 PM PST | The last few months have seen rapid change to land use laws and regulations. Recreational cannabis is the newest industry affected by the strict land use regulations that state and local Californian governments set in place. Hilary Bricken addresses land use concerns and talks strategy for successful retail sales that will keep the cannabis industry thriving.

Philadelphia Bar institute: 2019 Medical Marijuana & Hemp Law Symposium | March 22, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM | During the Philadelphia Bar Institute’s second annual event, Hilary Bricken will be a part of an expert panel discussing the current state of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program.  This symposium will provide an extensive look at the industry and how Pennsylvania’s implementation of its program has and will impact the state.

American Bar Association – Dazed and Confused: Legal Considerations in the Business of Legalized Marijuana | March 28 – 30 | Though cannabis use remains prohibited at a federal level, medicinal cannabis is legal in 32 states and recreationally legal in 10 states, with legalization throughout Canada on October 17. The conflicting laws present unique challenges for business in the cannabis industry to protect and enforce their intellectual property. joined by a panel of experts, Alison Malsbury will provide a in depth view of the varied issues that companies in the cannabis industry should consider when running a marijuana business.

The Seminar Group – The Business of Marijuana | March 28, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (PST) & March 29, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (PST) | This seminar will canvass topics related to California’s medical and recreational cannabis laws.  On day one, Griffen Thorne offers his expertise on Intellectual property and licensing agreements, including: federal and state trademarks; cross-border licensing agreements; the future of intellectual property, and cannabis and hemp. On day two, Daniel Shortt gives a CBD update, focusing on the legal classifications under federal law.  Program Chair, Hilary Bricken, will discuss product liability and insurance as it relates to the cannabis industry.

State Bar of Michigan – Marijuana Law: Wild, Wild West of Marihuana Law | March 28 12:00 PM – March 30 12:00 PM (ET) | The State Bar of Michigan’s Marijuana law section hosts their first out-of-state event in Breckenridge, Colorado. Hilary Bricken will examine the state of marijuana law including business law updates, criminal defense and various other cannabis-related issues.

Join us at these upcoming events!