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Mastering Marijuana and Cannabis Law CLE -- 24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast

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Learn the latest on Mastering Marijuana and Cannabis Law with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to complete course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.

Mastering Marijuana and Cannabis Law CLE

90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to complete Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.

Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.


The legalization of cannabis, hemp, & CBD across the country has led to a significant growth in the production and distribution of legal marijuana and an explosion of related service providers, including marketers, sellers of paraphernalia and bankers. The laws vary greatly from state to state and the sale of cannabis is still illegal under federal law. The faculty for this seminar features three leading authorities in the practice. This comprehensive program on cannabis law will discuss the most relevant issues and practical solutions, including criminal, medical licenses, distribution, CBD oil, federal vs. state, investment issues, hemp, litigation, banking, cash clients, commercial issues, distilleries, and regulation. The faculty will also cover the changes and progress on the latest legal developments and future regulations for medical marijuana licenses and distribution. Registration includes online access to course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the program.


Mastering Hemp, CBD, Cannabis, and Marijuana Law:

a. Taxation & Banking Solutions for the Cannabis Industry

b. CBD Oil Regulation

c. An Overview of the Legal Marijuana Industry in the U.S.

d. Dealing with Cash Clients

e. Developments related to HEMP

f. Issues faced by Lenders seeking to Serve the Cannabis Industry

g. Medical Marijuana Licenses

h. Federal Laws & Prosecution

i. Examples of State Law & Criminal Defense Strategies

j. Federal vs. State Issues

k. Banking Issues for Cannabis Clients

l. Legal Issues involving Marijuana Distribution

m. Criminal Concerns for the Cannabis Industry & Potential Solutions

Recorded Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Tom Downey is a Director at Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe, PC. With his significant experience as both a government official and private attorney, Mr. Downey counsels clients to navigate all aspects of regulatory law. The majority of his practice consists of advising and representing corporate clients in the administrative, transactional and disciplinary processes related to liquor licensing, legalized marijuana and licenses. Further, he represents investors, creditors, developers, intellectual property holders and others in and around licensed industries. In providing full services to his clients, Mr. Downey conducts a great deal of zoning, code enforcement and public policy work. Previously, Mr. Downey led one of the nation's largest Department of Excise and Licenses, issuing and regulating 25,000 business licenses in 180 categories. During that time, he redrafted the Procedures for legalized recreational marijuana licenses. He was appointed by the Governor to advise the administration and General Assembly on the legislation creating recreational marijuana. He created and ran the Business and Licensing Division and served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Business and Licensing Section.

2. William G. Roark s a Principal at Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, where he chairs the firm's medical marijuana practice. He focuses on catastrophic injury cases, and his clients have included individuals suffering from traumatic brain injuries, medical malpractice, and exposure to dangerous chemicals. In two recent high-stakes trials, Mr. Roark recovered a combined $6.25 million for his clients. He served as trial counsel in each matter and helped his clients navigate their way through a sometimes-complex court system. In another noteworthy case, Mr. Roark represented a computer programmer who suffered a closed head injury after a collision. He collected from the negligent driver the entirety of his insurance proceeds as well as his client’s underinsured motorist policy. Mr. Roark has been selected for inclusion in SuperLawyers by his peers. He has been appointed Co-chair of his state Bar Association's Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Committee.

3. James D. Thorburn is the Funding Partner at Thorburn Law Group, LLC. Mr. Thorburn's primary background is commercial litigation in both state and federal courts. Prior to entering the cannabis practice, his primary focus was litigation in the real estate and construction fields. Beginning in 2012, Mr. Thorburn began emphasizing cannabis tax controversy law, taking on some of the most notable cannabis tax controversy cases in the nation. This experience made him a formidable force in cannabis tax controversy. Mr. Thorburn had the honor of arguing the Feinberg v. Commissioner, 808 F.3d 813 (10th Cir. 2015) in front of now Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. The published decision has been described as a “technical loss but an artful win for the cannabis industry.” Mr. Thorburn is on the forefront of the current federal and state issues affecting dispensaries and works hard to achieve successful outcomes for his clients. He works with state and national legislators to effect positive legislative change for the cannabis industry. He helps dispensaries, grow facilities, and other businesses navigate through complex federal legal issues including tax court and IRS audits. Mr. Thorburn also provides general business representation, and helps dispensaries comply with the regulations under state cannabis laws. Mr. Thorburn has received a national recognition as a lead litigating attorney in the cannabis industry’s high-profile cases. He has been featured in CNBC, INC. Magazine, MJ Biz Daily, HBO (Vice News), Denver Post, Law360, Yahoo Finance, National Law Journal, The Californian, and others.

CLE Credit: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.

Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

California State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

Connecticut for 1.5 CLE Credits

District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Hawaii State Board of CLE for 1.5 CLE credits

Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Iowa Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE Credits

Kentucky Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

Maryland (CLE credits are not required)***

Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

Michigan (CLE credits are not required)***

Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Missouri Bar for 1.8 MCLE Credits

Montana Commission of CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

New Hampshire for 1.5 CLE credits ****

New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

Ohio - Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oklahoma Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits

Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

Puerto Rico for 1.5 CLE credits (Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico)

Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)***

Tennessee Commission on CLE for 1.5 CLE Credits

Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required.

**** The New Hampshire does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Continuing Legal Education requirement. Pursuant to NH Supreme Court Rule 53, this activity may be counted for up to 1.5 CLE hours.

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