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Mastering Marijuana, Cannabis, & Hemp Regulation CLE -- 24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast

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Learn the latest on Mastering Marijuana, Cannabis, & Hemp Regulation CLE 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, Cannabis, & Hemp Regulation 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 by states across the nation has led to a significant growth in the production and distribution of legal marijuana, medically prescribed cannabis, hemp, 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 several leading authorities in the practice. This comprehensive program on Hemp, Medical Marijuana, & Cannabis Regulation will introduce you to the most relevant issues and practical solutions, including criminal, FDA, federal vs. state, investment issues, litigation, banking, employment issues, licensing, commercial, and intellectual property. The faculty will also cover the changes and progress on the latest legal developments and future regulations for medical marijuana licenses, Hemp, 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, Medical Marijuana, & Cannabis Regulation:

a. Cutting-edge Issues involving Hemp Regulation

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

c. Most Critical Challenges involving Legalized Cannabis

d. Criminal Concerns for the Cannabis Industry & Potential Solutions

e. Medically Prescribed Marijuana

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

g. Intellectual Property Considerations

h. Federal Laws & Prosecution

i. Examples of State Law & Criminal Defense Strategies

j. Federal vs. State Issues

k. Commercial Issues for Cannabis Clients

l. Legal Issues involving Marijuana Distribution

Recorded Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Richard M. Blau is a Shareholder at GrayRobinson, P.A., where he is Chairman of the firm's Alcohol Beverage, Food and Regulated Products Department, and heads up the firm’s Medical Marijuana Law Group focusing on the rules and regulations that govern the production, processing, distribution, marketing, dispensing and consumption of medical marijuana and other cannabis-related products. Mr. Blau Richard has been rated “Band 1” for Alcohol Beverage Law by Chambers USA since 2007. He also is listed in Best Lawyers in America, and is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell. A substantial portion of Mr. Blau’s professional efforts are focused on trade regulations, litigation and dispute resolution involving the alcohol and medical marijuana industries. He has industry specific experience in the areas of administrative practice and regulatory compliance, advertising and promotional law, importation matters and supplier/distribution relations. Mr. Blau is a highly-sought after lecturer and author on marijuana legalization, related administrative rule-making process, and the interaction between federal and state marijuana laws. He has been interviewed extensively on marijuana law issues by radio, television and print media outlets. Mr. Blau is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as an editor of the Georgetown Law Journal.

2. Maxwell L. Minch is a Shareholder at GrayRobinson, P.A., where he focuses on Cannabis & Marijuana Regulation, intellectual property law, licensing and technology transfer. Max also has provided litigation support in several patent and other intellectual property related cases. His litigation experience includes representation for cases involving intellectual property or technology transactions, including patent and trademark infringements, inter partes patent reviews, licensing disputes, and trademark oppositions and cancellations. Mr. Minch has been significantly involved in the startup community by assisting many emerging growth companies as their general counsel, corporate counsel or intellectual property counsel. In addition, he has experience working with incubators and entrepreneur organizations to provide coaching and learning seminars to support the startup ecosystem. Mr. Minch as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he teaches the “Entrepreneur Legal Practicum.” Prior to joining GrayRobinson, he served as the in-house general counsel for Banyan Biomarkers Inc. During his general counsel Experience, he established the company’s legal and intellectual property department, prepared US and foreign patent applications in the biomedical field, managed the company’s patent portfolio, oversaw the company’s scientific publications, in addition to negotiating the company’s contracts and licenses. Additionally, he helped navigate Department of Defense and National Institute of Health grant compliance and assisted with interpretation of FDA regulations for negotiating clinical trial agreements for the approval of a medical diagnostic. Mr. Minch holds a Bachelors of Science in Nuclear Engineering, Master of Science in Biomedical Engineerng, and Juris Doctor degrees, all from the University of Florida. He served in the United States Navy for six years, four of which were aboard submarines. He completed Electronics Technician ‘A’ School, Naval Nuclear Power School and served aboard the USS Pasadena (SSN752) as electronics technician and reactor operator.

3. Garrett O. Graff practices at Hoban Law, the nation's premier cannabis business law firm, serving clients across the country with medical and adult use marijuana businesses as well as those operating in the industrial hemp sector. Mr. Graff specializes in representation of both the marijuana and industrial hemp industries. For these clients, and others, his practice involves corporate and transactional law, real estate law, regulatory/compliance law, FDA/FTC compliance, intellectual property law, and civil and commercial litigation. He counsels clients regarding corporate structuring and re-structuring, acquisition and sale of real property and leasehold interests, drafting of transactional documents such as governing documents (operating agreements, by-laws and more), resolving partnership disputes and litigating commercial disputes. Within the marijuana industry, Mr. Graff represents numerous companies seeking licensure across the country, and maintaining ongoing compliance with the evolving regulatory schemes. He also assists clients with the license of related intellectual property assets to expand clients' presence in other jurisdictions. With respect to industrial hemp businesses, he represents numerous companies across the United States engaged in various aspects of the hemp industry, including import/export of hemp materials and products, cultivation of hemp materials, and manufacturing and distribution of hemp-derived products. Many clients experiencing issues with either federal, state or local law enforcement or regulatory agencies seek Mr. Graff's advice with regard to resolving such matters. Additionally, clients seek his advice relating to both federal and state compliance with laws and regulatory compliance such as FDA or state-level equivalents, such as packaging/labeling, website content and other product representations. Garrett also serves on the legal committee of the National Hemp Association. Mr. Graff has testified in judicial proceedings regard the legal and regulatory schemes concerning industrial hemp and has spoken at several conferences and industry events regarding various issues concerning marijuana and industrial hemp law.

CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals. Attend this convenient, on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending, available, & approved jurisdictions:

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

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

Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education 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.

****** Please enter NE Bar number on registration form when registering.
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