Cannabis: What Lawyers Should Know About Cannabis Legalization

$169.00

An introductory seminar for lawyers interested in the burgeoning cannabis practice area, by Jerry Chesler, Esq. Jerry is an Arizona lawyer and long-time cannabis rights activist who was immersed in the rollout of Arizona’s very successful medical marijuana program. Since that time, he has been focused on legal, finance, and business issues for cannabis industry clients ranging from small operators to public companies.

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Event Details

Webinar Date

Webinar Time

Course Type

Credit Hours

2

Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Jerry Chesler

General Credits

2

Course Description

An introductory seminar for lawyers interested in the burgeoning cannabis practice area, by Jerry Chesler, Esq. Jerry is an Arizona lawyer and long-time cannabis rights activist who was immersed in the rollout of Arizona’s very successful medical marijuana program. Since that time, he has been focused on legal, finance, and business issues for cannabis industry clients ranging from small operators to public companies.

Syllabus

  1. Why Cannabis?
  2. Federal Illegality/Prohibition
  3. Ethical Practice of Law
  4. Federal/State Regulators
  5. Hemp vs “Pot”
  6. Medical Marijuana vs Adult-Use Cannabis
  7. Practical Considerations in:
    1. Corporate Structures
    2. Raising Capital
    3. Tax/IRS
    4. Banking/Anti-Money Laundering
    5. Real Estate/Zoning
    6. Employment
    7. Contract Drafting/Dispute Resolution

Instructor

Jerry Chesler, Esq.

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