Advising Cannabis Businesses After the Sessions Memo

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This program was recorded on March 8th, 2018

This course will cover the recent changes in federal policy, looking back on how the federal position has evolved, and examine how the legal community has interpreted the Sessions Memorandum. In addition, we will look at some of the struggles that marijuana industry faces and how some attorneys are working within those shifting sands to create protections for their clients.



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  • Aaron Pelley
    Aaron Pelley has played an active role in Cannabis Law for over a decade. He helped build the foundation for legal protections in medical cannabis law and is a leading advocate for the cannabis business. His passion for this new realm of practice led to the launch of 7 Point and the formation of a boutique law firm unsurpassed in cannabis law. He’s not afraid of a challenge.

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    1. Cannabis Prohibition
      1. Anslinger
      2. President Nixon
      3. President Obama & The Cole Memo
      4. Attorney General Sessions
      5. Breaking Down the Sessions Memo
    2. Issues for Clients and National Cannabis
      1. Banking
      2. Tax Law
      3. Risks to Patients and Consumers
        1. Employment
        2. Probation
        3. Family Law
      4. Access to Law and Lawyers
      5. Trademarks and Other Federal Protections
    3. Contacts and Courts Positions on “Clean Hands”
      1. Case Law
      2. Solutions for Choice of Law

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