Washington MCLE - 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). 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$552Law & Legal Proc.
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$291.25Law & Legal Proc.
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$291.25Law & Legal Proc.
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$291Law & Legal Proc.
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$291Law & Legal Proc.
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$291Law & Legal Proc.
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$291Law & Legal Proc.
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$551.75Law & Legal Proc.
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$291Law & Legal Proc.
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$341Ethics Credit