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Lawyer's Guide to the New Cannabis Market

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This one-hour MCLE presentation provides an introduction to the current laws and regulatory framework covering cannabis in California. Participants in this CLE will gain insight and understanding on the following topics:

  • Review of Cannabis Regulation in 2018 and what to expect in 2019
  • An overview of the cannabis marketplace
  • The federal government's treatment of marijuana and hemp as a Schedule I Drug and its impact on the industry
  • An overview of the regulatory framework for Cannabis Businesses under the Medical and Adult Use of Cannabis Regulation & Safety Act ("MAUCRSA")
  • Challenges facing new licensees in the regulated framework.

About the Speakers

Kimberly R. Simms is a leading expert in the are of cannabis law. Her practice includes negotiation with government officials to craft reasonable regulations that allow for safe access, litigation of complex land use and zoning cases, and advising hundreds of cannabis entrepreneurs. She is a founding Board Member of the Alliance for Responsible Medicinal Access, a local cannabis chamber of commerce and advocacy organization.

Patrick Murphy is licensed to practice law in three states, including California. After earning his law degree from Wake Forest School of Law in 2015, Patrick joined an American Law 100 law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina. In his current position as an attorney at the Law Office of Kimberly R. Simms, Patrick manages a broad range of corporate and transactional matters for cannabis companies including, entity formation, corporate governance, commercial contracts, capital financing, and negotiating and drafting commercial lease agreements.

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