CBD & Hemp: Federal and State Regulations

$169.00

In this practical webinar, you will learn how hemp and CBD are regulated on the state and federal level. Among other things, you will learn about the controlled substances act, the 2014 and 2018 Farm Bill, current interstate shipping issues and current banking issues. You will also learn about structuring enforceable contracts in the cannabis space, including various types of contracts and drafting tips.


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Event Details

Webinar Date

Webinar Time

Course Type

Course Instructor

Jeffrey Gard, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

2

Course Description

In this practical webinar, you will learn how hemp and CBD are regulated on the state and federal level. Among other things, you will learn about the controlled substances act, the 2014 and 2018 Farm Bill, current interstate shipping issues and current banking issues. You will also learn about structuring enforceable contracts in the cannabis space, including various types of contracts and drafting tips.

Principles

  • The History of Hemp Legality in the United States
  • Controlled Substances Act
  • Federal Case Law
  • Farm Bill 2014 & 2018
  • DEA Marijuana Extract Definition and Policy Statements
  • FDA Statement on signing of the Farm Bill
  • Shipping Issues
  • CDPHE Hemp Policy Statement
  • Colorado Hemp Statutes
  • Banking
  • Structuring enforceable cannabis contracts

Syllabus

  1. CBD and Hemp: Federal and State Regulations 1hr
    a.
    CBD vs. Hemp vs. Marijuana- Knowing the Difference

    1. CBD vs. Hemp vs. MJ
    2. FDA Statements on CBD
    3. Federal caselaw
    4. Hemp and the 2014 Farm Bill
    5. 2018 Farm Bill
    6. 2018 Farm Bill cont.
    7. vii.2018 Farm Bill updates
    8. viii.DEA MJ extraction definitions and policy statements
      b.
      THC Concentration Definitions
      c. Licensing Requirements
      d. Consequences of Non-Compliance

      1. FDA statement and consequences for non-compliance
        e.
        Navigating Federal and State Laws

        1. The current legal climate for hemp and CBD
        2. Interstate shipping issues
        3. Colorado Hemp statutes
        4. Elavon Banking shakeup
        5. Elavon cont.
          f. Ethical Issues

          1. Current State Ethics Opinions
          2. Conflicts of Interest
          3. Advising on Criminal Fraudulent Conduct
          4. Personal Activities and Professional Misconduct
  2. Structuring Enforceable Contracts 1hr
    a. Risks of entering into a contract in the cannabis industry
    b. Federal law enforcement policies and state law conflicts
    c. Cannabis-related contract enforceability issues
    d. Recent judicial decisions
    e. Specific techniques counsel should consider when drafting arbitration clauses for cannabis businesses

    1. Preliminary statement
    2. Express acknowledgment of marijuana illegality
    3. Subject matter description and contract invalidation
    4. Choice-of-law, venue and conflict-of-law provisions
    5. Severability terms
    6. Independent consideration
    7. vii.Remedies
    8. viii.Arbitration and mediation clauses
    9. Best practices for different types of cannabis-related contracts
      f.
      Additional types of contracts

 

Instructor

Jeffrey Gard, Esq.

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