Keeping Up with Harris Bricken: Upcoming Events

NORML Key West Legal Seminar – Key Trends and Near-Term Forecasts for State Cannabis Programs | Friday, December 3rd at 11:50AM EST

Get your Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits for practicing attorneys during this event! Join Harris Bricken attorney, Vince Sliwoski as he provides forecasts for state cannabis programs. Registration is open to non-lawyers, as well.

San Francisco Bank Attorneys Association – California Cannabis Law Update | Monday, December 6th at 12PM PST

California legalized commercial cannabis activity in 2016, and licensing began in January 2018. Now, the Department of Cannabis Control is completely in charge of the democratic experiment in the Golden State. Join Harris Bricken attorney, Hilary Bricken as she covers the overall commercial cannabis licensing, regulatory, transactional issues, and trends in California, and will include an update on the status of banking and providing financial services to cannabis businesses and cannabis ancillary businesses under federal and state laws.

Clifford Chance Webinar Series – Cannabis – A Global New High | Wednesday, December 8th at 8-11:30AM PST 

In three distinct panel sessions, an international group of cannabis business law experts will focus on the legal and regulatory framework for growing, manufacturing, distributing, and selling cannabis products. Join Harris Bricken attorneys Hilary Bricken, Fred Rocafort, and Nathalie Bougenies as they discuss the cannabis markets in Africa, Europe and the UK, in addition to the U.S. and Canada.

Chacruna Institute for Psychedelic Plant Medicines – Protecting Sincere Psychedelic Churches: Chacruna’s Guide to the Law and Best Practices | Wednesday, December 15th at 12-2PM PST

Come join Harris Bricken attorney, Mason Marks for the launch of Chacruna’s Guide to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and Best Practices for Psychedelic Plant Medicine Churches with experienced attorneys, religious leaders, researchers and activists. This Guide teaches churches using psychedelic plant medicines as sacrament how to understand protections offered under the RFRA.

Harris Bricken Webinar – Corporate Cannabis Q&A: Buying and Selling a Cannabis Business | Thursday, January 13th at 12PM PST

Since 2010, Harris Bricken has advised cannabis businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs on all aspects of cannabis business mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in many states and even internationally. These transactions range from relatively simple license transfers to complex stock purchase agreements tied into ancillary agreements involving everything from personal services to real property. Join Harris Bricken attorneys Vince Sliwoski, Griffen Thorne, Nathalie Bougenies, and Hilary Bricken as they field questions on all aspects of buying and selling cannabis businesses during this FREE webinar.

The Seminar Group – Legal and Regulatory Landscape for Psychedelics | Wednesday, January 26th at 9AM PST

This program will provide an overview of emerging drug therapies, including psilocybin, ketamine infusion clinics, MDMA and other psychedelic substances. Our panel of experts will address the results of recent elections and other developments related to psychedelic drugs and new drug therapies. We will look at the process and results for Measure 109 (psilocybin licensing) and Measure 110 (controlled substance decriminalization) in Oregon, as well as future efforts to decriminalize, protect and regulate psychedelic drug use. Join Harris Bricken attorneys, Vince Sliwoski and Griffen Thorne as they present a federal law overview of psychedelics during this event.

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law – Solving the Cannabis Tax Puzzle: Approaches for an Emergent Industry | Wednesday, January 26th at 12PM EST

Join the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center and the Center for New Revenue for a panel that includes Harris Bricken attorney, Hilary Bricken. This panel will explore the evolving theory and practice of cannabis tax policy in addition to a range of issues including the choice of an effective tax base (weight of flower and trim, THC amount, percentage of price) and the appropriate tax burden.

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