Do and Dont in The Cannabis Regulatory Environment CLE
Do’s and Don’ts in the Cannabis Regulatory Environment

$95.00

Clear

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Course Description

This program was recorded on April 20, 2020

Navigating state and local regulatory bureaucracies is often a daunting task even in the simplest of cases. Add to that the intricacies and complexities of the constantly-evolving and often still-taboo cannabis industry, and it becomes even more important to have a handle on how to deal with the local and state regulatory frameworks.

Marijuana has had a volatile history in this country. In 1996, California voters passed the Compassionate Use Act, making it the first state to allow for the medical use of marijuana. Since then, there has been a large movement towards marijuana legalization in varying degrees across the country. The increasing acceptance of cannabis has led to an emergence of legal, regulatory, real estate, and other issues that will only intensify in scope and complexity as marijuana legislation continues to proliferate nationwide. Attorneys will face an array of new legal challenges in this area when representing those who operate in the cannabis industry.

This course will cover some of the dos and don’ts of the cannabis regulatory environment, such that participants will have a better handle on what to expect, and how to deal with governments at the local and state levels.

Attorney Seena Max SamimiSeena Max Samimi
Seena Max Samimi is an associate in the Government, Land Use, Environmental and Energy practice, focusing on assisting clients in successfully navigating complex regulatory, zoning, and environmental issues. He is uniquely positioned to support clients with their development projects, and with litigation, due to his extensive experience throughout his career as 1) outside-firm counsel for public entities such as cities and counties, 2) in-house counsel for an international construction company, and 3) litigation and environmental counsel in the large firm setting, representing major private commercial enterprises.

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  1. Overview of the historical framework surrounding marijuana regulation in California, and federally
  2. The current legal tension and interplay between federal, state, and local laws, including US DOJ priorities
  3. Key things to know, do, and/or avoid when interacting with local and state governments in the cannabis space