Font size:

Know the Salient Points of Cannabis Laws and Effectively Advise Your Clients

The legalization of cannabis has created business opportunities, but it has also created many questions and uncertainties for attorneys advising businesses due to the position of the federal government. What types of businesses does state law allow, and how does a potential business owner obtain a permit? When is an attorney potentially violating federal law by merely assisting a client? Learn the answers to these questions and more - register today!

  • Evaluate the current banking landscape and determine whether a cannabis business can obtain financing.
  • Ensure cannabis business clients have business policies and procedures in place that help them avoid legal scrutiny.
  • Confidently advise clients on all aspects of the cannabis business licensing process.
  • Gain practical legal tips on cannabis product packaging, labeling and testing.
  • Recognize the state and federal tax implications for cannabis-related businesses.
  • Analyze the ethical implications of advising cannabis business clients.

  1. Intellectual Property Law for Cannabis Businesses
    9:00 - 9:45, Written by Amanda R. Conley and Shabnam Malek.
    Presented by Amanda R. Conley and Shabnam Malek in San Jose and Gavin Kogan in Fresno.

    1. Intellectual Property Protection
    2. Trademarks, IP Licensing, and National Brand Expansion
  2. Banking and Financing for the Cannabis Industry
    9:45 - 10:30, Written by Matthew Kumin.
    Presented by Matthew Kumin in San Jose and Fresno.

    1. Federal Rules and Regulations Affecting Financing
      1. Controlled Substance Act
      2. Bank Secrecy Act
      3. 18 USC §1956
    2. Interpreting the Latest FinCEN and Justice Department Guidance
    3. Lender Due Diligence with Cannabis Businesses
    4. Bank Forensic Audits of Businesses: Determining the Source of Funds
    5. Getting the Loan: Providing Transparency to Lenders
  3. Cannabis Businesses Law in California
    10:45 - 11:30, Written by Ryan P. Mullane.
    Presented by all faculty in San Jose and Matthew Kumin in Fresno.

    1. Powers of State Regulatory Agencies
    2. Business Types Allowed
    3. Marketing Restrictions
    4. Zoning Requirements
    5. Employment Rules and Restrictions for Cannabis Businesses
    6. Negotiating Third-Party Agreements with Cultivators, Managers, etc.
    7. Premises Security Regulation Compliance
    8. Preparing for State Regulatory Agency Inspections
  4. Getting Local Approval Under the MCRSA
    11:30 - 12:30, Written by Matthew Kumin.
    Presented by Matthew Kumin in San Jose and Fresno.

  5. Legal Best Practices for Cannabis Product Packaging and Testing
    1:30 - 2:15, Written by Gavin Kogan.
    Presented by all faculty in San Jose and Gavin Kogan in Fresno.

    1. Labeling Rules: Product Dosage, etc.
    2. Packaging Restrictions: Appearance, Child-Proofing and Other Issues
    3. Ensuring Proper Food Safety Procedures for Edibles
    4. Product Testing and Third-Party Testing Laboratories
    5. Avoiding Product Liability Pitfalls
    6. Cannabis Disposal Protocols
  6. California Cannabis Taxation: The Latest Rules
    2:15 - 3:15, Written by Matthew Kumin.
    Presented by Matthew Kumin in San Jose and Fresno.

    1. State and Local Taxation Protocols for Cannabis Businesses
    2. Federal Tax Issues
      1. IRC §280E - Deduction of Business Expense
      2. Cash Payments
      3. Other Emerging Issues
    3. Business Strategies to Overcome Taxation Difficulties
    4. Current Tax Updates
  7. Ethics
    3:30 - 4:30, Written by Matthew Kumin.
    Presented by all faculty in San Jose and Matthew Kumin in Fresno.

    1. Cannabis and Rules of Professional Conduct
    2. Duty to Pursue Justice
    3. Attorney Use of Cannabis Products
    4. Attorney Ownership of Cannabis Businesses
Find a class and register in three easy steps:
  • 1. Select Location:
  • 2. Select Date Range:
    to
  • 3. Select Class Type:
    • All Types
    • C Classroom
    • V Virtual Live
    • Cv In-Class Virtual
    • O Online
CA Bakersfield12/12/2017 9:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c" style="cursor:default;word-wrap:normal;display:inline-block;" onmouseover="showHoverInfo(this, 'ProductTypeDescription' ,'ILT')" onmouseout="clearHoverInfo()">C</span>1 day359.002039942
CA Pasadena12/13/2017 9:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c" style="cursor:default;word-wrap:normal;display:inline-block;" onmouseover="showHoverInfo(this, 'ProductTypeDescription' ,'ILT')" onmouseout="clearHoverInfo()">C</span>1 day359.002039944
CA San Luis Obispo12/14/2017 9:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c" style="cursor:default;word-wrap:normal;display:inline-block;" onmouseover="showHoverInfo(this, 'ProductTypeDescription' ,'ILT')" onmouseout="clearHoverInfo()">C</span>1 day359.002039941
CA San Jose12/14/2017 9:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c" style="cursor:default;word-wrap:normal;display:inline-block;" onmouseover="showHoverInfo(this, 'ProductTypeDescription' ,'ILT')" onmouseout="clearHoverInfo()">C</span>1 day359.002039948
CA Oxnard12/15/2017 9:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c" style="cursor:default;word-wrap:normal;display:inline-block;" onmouseover="showHoverInfo(this, 'ProductTypeDescription' ,'ILT')" onmouseout="clearHoverInfo()">C</span>1 day359.002039947
CA Stockton12/15/2017 9:00:00 AM<span class="course-type type-c" style="cursor:default;word-wrap:normal;display:inline-block;" onmouseover="showHoverInfo(this, 'ProductTypeDescription' ,'ILT')" onmouseout="clearHoverInfo()">C</span>1 day359.002039943
seek-warrow-w
  • 1
arrow-eseek-eitems per page1 - 6 of 6 items