Michigan CLE - Cannabis Law Courses

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  • Holding The Marijuana Industry Legally Accountable

    Since the legalization of marijuana, its potency has risen and can reach 99% pure delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).[1] It is the THC in marijuana which results in the “high,” and which can lead to addiction, violence, crime, mental illness, traffic deaths, and many other health and social problems. Many maintain that voters were not properly informed of these dangers when marijuana was legalized and that the current use and these levels causes harm that, had the public been aware, might have... More Info

    $55
    2General Credits
  • The Highs and Lows of Cannabis Land Use Regulations

    Weed is now legal in 21 states, with more than 155 million Americans able to legally possess marijuana. However, it remains classified as a Schedule I drug on the Controlled Substances Act, which is the same category as heroin, meaning it can disqualify someone from entering the U.S. military or for applying for a security clearance. Even those cannabis businesses operating in state-legal markets struggle to fund their start-up costs because they are restricted from opening bank accounts or ge... More Info

    $29
    1.25General Credits
  • Hot Topics and Trends in Employment Law

    Presenting updates from the dynamic and constantly evolving area of nation-wide employment laws and EPL trends, this CLE course will review the past year’s most important developments as well as new legislation and trends that will impact employment law in the years to come. The course will address the interplay between the FMLA, ADA, and OSHA as they relate to COVID claims, the “me too” period’s impact on confidentiality clauses, laws pertaining to medical marijuana and accommodation... More Info

    $29
    1.25General Credits
  • Legal Issues for Growing Cannabis at Home

    The Marijuana Regulation and Tax Act legalized cannabis in New York. Cannabis advocates successfully fought for the inclusion of home cultivation in the new law against the lobbying of the New York Medical Cannabis Industry and other trade groups. Since then, the cannabis industry has expanded exponentially, and while home grow does not get the attention of more commercial methods, it is one of the industry’s fastest growing sectors. This CLE course will review the laws that... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • Labor and Employment Law Update: What’s New and What’s Next

    This informative CLE course will present updates and developments to both New York State and Federal labor and employment laws. The course will address the latest requirements resulting from COVID, as well as unemployment insurance related to 1099’s, discrimination, sick leave, updates to hour and wage laws, workers’ compensation issues, electronic monitoring, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, arbitration agreements and other tips and strategies for navigating these complexi... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • New Marijuana Legislation & Vehicular Search & Seizures: Lingering Odor Of Marijuana as Probable Cause & Residue

    The New NYS Marijuana Legislation, also known as the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, offers tools for criminal defense attorneys under the new search and seizure protections allowing probable cause to conduct a search of a vehicle as a result of an alleged marijuana odor. This CLE course will review the new legislation and the tools it offers, focusing primarily on the recent case of Police Department v. Xavier J. Williams; Joan R. Salzman, Administrative Law Judge, which applie... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • The Intersection of Cannabis Law, Real Estate, and Local Government Policy

    Cannabis law generally brings to mind regulatory, transactional and possibly even litigation and M&A. However the most challenging aspect of cannabis law is actually real estate, as all cannabis businesses are tied to a piece of land and are thereby dictated by state and local regulations which guide eligibility. With local land use, real estate transactions and complex leaseback agreements combined with the intricacy of landlord/tenant issues, municipal land use attorneys, real estate... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • Defending DWAI Drug Cases

    Recently there has been a marked increase in prosecutors’ unwillingness to offer standard reductions in DWAI drug cases. The result of this is more cases, more hearings and more trials with prosecutors using specific types of evidence. This CLE course will offer tools and strategies for NY criminal defense attorneys to understand and attack this evidence. The course will address blood test results and how they can be used to undermine the People’s case. The course will also dis... More Info

    $55
    1.75General Credits
  • Psychedelics: A Selection of Trending Legal and Legislative Issues

    Psychedelics are at the forefront of a new era in mental health care with start-ups acquiring increasing investments and support for their efforts to bring psychedelics through the federal drug approval process. These efforts go hand-in-hand with advances in state legislation to decriminalize psychedelics as well as create licensed psychedelic treatment centers. This CLE course will explain psychedelics, what they are and are not and how the changes in their legal status will dramatica... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • The Ethics of Cannabis Law

    The cannabis industry is complex and dynamic, as are the ethical considerations surrounding representation, starting with the legal issues and ethics of representing cannabis clients. This CLE course will present a variety of legal scenarios that often arise as well as the current status of the federal and state stance on marijuana and the prospect for reform. The course will address the strategies currently being employed to mitigate risk and how the courts have attempted to reconcile... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • The Future of Cannabis: Navigating a Prosperous Future Amidst Patchwork Regulations and a Pandemic

    Marijuana and hemp have always navigated uncertainty with regards to regulations. COVID-19 has only increased the uncertainty surrounding these areas. This CLE course will present the past, present and future of the cannabis industry with regards to pending and future regulatory and legislative measures, the restrictions and impact on corporate transactions, liability issues, IP protection and interjurisdictional concerns within the global market. The course will offer practical advice f... More Info

    $55
    1.5General Credits
  • Essential Strategies for Navigating Clients through Cannabis & Real Estate

    The legal issues surrounding cannabis are still evolving. This CLE course will explain the current state of cannabis with a focus on the impact of COVID specifically in California. The course will present the current and future attitude of local jurisdictions regarding permits for cannabis businesses and its impact on real estate. Advising potential landlords and tenants regarding specific provisions of their leases, as well as financial interest and other provisions will be discussed. State l... More Info

    $29
    1.25General Credits
  • Cannabis and the Workplace: Lessons for the Employer Regarding Hiring, Firing and Disciplinary Issues

    This informative CLE course will examine cannabis in the workplace from the perspective of legal standing and best practices. The course will present the potential conflicts that arise between State and Federal law as well as issues related to medical marijuana, non-discrimination laws, standards in drug testing, recreational use and company policies. An outlook of emerging trends will also be presented. More Info

    $55
    1.5General Credits
  • Marijuana and Hemp: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Going?

    The rebranding of hemp and marijuana as medicinal have created profitable industries in states that have taken advantage of the change by fostering regulatory environments that are conducive. Investors have followed. Yet as many more states push toward legalization, the question of when federal legalization will be implemented remains on everyone’s minds. Many states are also working towards hemp production programs in compliance with the USDA’s Domestic Hemp Production Program. All of these c... More Info

    $55
    1.5General Credits
  • Cannabis Regulation 101: An Overview of Licensing Regulations in All States

    While laws regarding cannabis differ across state lines, there are consistent legal categories that all states adhere to. This CLE course will introduce the main framework underlying all state regulations regarding cannabis as well as address the differences in approaches. The course will provide an overview of licensing regulations including the differentiation of medical vs. adult use, license eligibility, types of licenses, label and packaging requirements, tax issues and marketing. More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • The Growing Legal Issues Facing Cannabis at the State and Local Government levels

    Cannabis is now legal on over 33 states, making state and local control over both medical and recreational marijuana a critical issue. This CLE course will explain the various restrictions and regulations that must be considered for businesses throughout the process from growers to producers to dispensaries. The course will offer guidance on how to assist clients achieve their goals and address the many challenges companies may face. More Info

    $55
    2.25General Credits
  • Investing in the Cannabis Industry 101

    With a special focus on key considerations and the art of navigating investments in the industry, this CLE course provides a comprehensive overview of the fastest growing industry in the US and abroad – cannabis. Indeed with legalization spreading across the country, the cannabis industry provides an incredible opportunity. But with that opportunity comes a particular landscape and legal nuances that must be taken into account before starting a venture. Presented by Brent Johnson, CEO of Hoban... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • Mergers & Acquisitions in the Cannabis Industry

    With legalization spreading across the US, the cannabis industry has become one of the fastest growing across the country and around the world. With this incredible opportunity comes a wide variety of specifics and legalities that must be taken into account before starting a venture. This CLE course, presented by Brent Johnson, CEO of Hoban Law Group which is exclusively dedicated to this industry, will explain the landscape and nuances unique to the hemp and marijuana industry. The course wil... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • Cannabis Legalization in New York State: Selected Issues

    The legalization of cannabis throughout the US is no longer the shocking news it once was, and yet it is still not a sure thing. This CLE course will focus on the movement towards legalization in New York, and yet ended in the failure of the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act. The course will explore the many conflicts regarding the language proposed as well as the regulatory models for the cannabis market. The role of local government as well as its relationship to New York State, will als... More Info

    $29
    1.25General Credits
  • Ethical Considerations: Retainers and Disclaimers in Cannabis Law

    The ethical issues related to cannabis are many, and rising. With a review of emerging issues in the realm of ethics, whether at the federal or state level as well as New York’s recent guidance on attorney ethics, and specific aspects of the ABA, this CLE course provides the most comprehensive overview of the issues at stake. The course will also present scenarios which provide the distinction between business and legal advice and explains the use of an engagement letter, retainer agreements and... More Info

    $34
    1Ethics Credit
  • Follow the Money: Legal Pitfalls of Investing in Cannabis

    With cannabis being regulated in a variety of states, investors are scrambling to understand the complexities of this new industry. This CLE course will explain the many investment opportunities presented by the cannabis industry and how they fit into current trends in mergers and acquisitions. Regulatory issues, banking 280E and lack of research will be discussed as well as issues related primarily to Canada and its push toward post-legalizations initiatives. The presenters will also explain ta... More Info

    $55
    2General Credits
  • Insurance Implications for Cannabis Lawyers

    Beginning with an overview of insurance in general, this CLE course then zeroes in how the various players in a typical insurance situation relate to insurance in the cannabis industry. The course will explain the options available to attorneys when advising clients and how to distinguish between the various types of insurance required by the cannabis industry and the niches within it. More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • Introduction to Cannabis Law and Medical Programs

    The use of cannabis for medicinal purposes is now legal in many states, making it essential knowledge for practitioners. Presented by Dr. Bernie Lee, one of New York’s leading experts in the subject, this CLE course will begin with basic medical knowledge of cannabis and the endocannabinoid system. Dr. Lee will explain the effect of THC and CBD on the body, the differentiation between the two and its impact on the regulation of cannabis as a medicine. Patricia Heer, Esq., will then present th... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • Litigation Strategies for Ending Prohibition

    Beginning with a historical overview of US cannabis law from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day, this informative CLE course will highlight milestones that were crucial in shaping policy, public perception, and evolving regulations. The course will review the wide variety of claims made over the years in the drive to reclassify cannabis as well the somewhat confusing judicial decisions in recent years. The course will also present possible future litigation issues. The course w... More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • Marijuana Matters in the Workplace: Cannabis & Employment Law

    Marijuana in the workplace is just one of the challenges facing the legalization of cannabis. This course will review the statistics of workplace marijuana use and the various contradictory rules regarding federal and state employee protections. Employer obligations for the use of medical marijuana as well as strategies for employment policies, will all be presented. More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • NYS Compassionate Care Act, NJ Compassionate Use Act and Proposed Amendments

    With New York’s Compassionate Care Act and New Jersey’s Compassionate Use Act both poised for expansion, an in-depth view of both of these programs as well as the potential impact of the changes they may undergo, is essential. This CLE course will begin with an in-depth explanation of each as well as additional qualifying conditions, product line additions and the potential for additional registered dispensaries. The course will also explain the impact of the various legislation expansions a... More Info

    $55
    1.5General Credits
  • Protecting Your Cannabis Intellectual Property

    The cannabis business and its related assets is becoming a lucrative venture. This CLE course will explain intellectual property law as it relates to trademarks, copyrights, patents and licensing and which types of cannabis businesses fall within the parameters of trademark protection. More Info

    $29
    1General Credit
  • The Realities of Regulation: Regulating Adult Use After Legalization

    From college student activist to small business entrepreneur, lobbyist and policy writer for Colorado’s groundbreaking legalization bill, Commissioner Shaleen Title has had a storied history, all of which brought her to her current role as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission. In this riveting CLE course, she will explain the origins of the commission and the complexity of the political and economic structure within which regulations are built. Commissioner Title will r... More Info

    $55
    1.5General Credits
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