Legal Seminar Agenda – Thursday May 18

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Issues in Protecting and Defending Medical Cannabis

9am-9:40 — BUSINESS ISSUES IN MEDICAL CANNABIS: BANKING, TAXES AND OTHER PRACTICAL PROBLEMS CAUSED BY THE FEDERAL PROHIBITION
Rebecca Gasca

9:40-10:40 — THE RIGHT TO SELF SUFFICIENCY: How regulations affect affordable medicine, home cultivation & small family farmers
Omar Figueroa, Tapoja Chaudhuri, and Lauren Mendelsohn

BREAK (10min)

10:50-11:15 — WHAT MEDICAL DISCRIMINATION LOOKS LIKE AND HOW TO COMBAT IT
Brandon Wyatt

11:15-12:15 — ETHICS IN REPRESENTING STATE LEGAL CLIENTS VIOLATING FEDERAL LAW (30-60)
Michael Stepanian

12:15 LUNCH

1pm-1:40 — PROTECTING PARTICULARLY PRECARIOUS PATIENTS: navigating parole, probation, immigration/green card holders, SSI/medicaid, student financial aid, transplant candidates, Veterans, pain patients
Michael Cutler, Brandon Wyatt, Dale Gieringer

1:40-2:10 — IDENTIFYING/ELIMINATING BIAS AGAINST COMMUNITIES OF COLOR IN CANNABIS BUSINESS
Shaleen Title (invited)

2:10-3:25 — ROUND TABLE: CAN WE ALL RELAX NOW THAT IT’S LEGAL? How Adult Use Laws Impact Medical Programs
Focusing on 5 states with both legal adult use and medical programs, examining 6 areas of interest: employment, children, housing, home cultivation, collectives, arrest rates, caregivers, lab testing standards/ requirements
MODERATOR: Mara Felsen. PANELISTS: Bill Panzer (CA), Omar Figueroa (CA), Lauren Mendelsohn (CA), Doug McVay (OR) , John Sajo(OR) (invited), Michael Cutler (MA), Jeff Steinborn (WA)

BREAK (15min)

3:40-5:00 — EMERGING ISSUES: CONSTANT VIGILANCE REQUIRED TO PREPARE FOR SESSIONS what will the federal government do next
ISSUES – money laundering, forfeiture, state constitutions (Federalism) and preemption, re-litigating the commerce clause, the 10TH Amendment, commandeering, Macintosh case, Rohrbacher-Farr, Descheduling resolution
MODERATOR: Bill Panzer. PANELISTS: Omar Figueroa, Mara Felsen, Alan Silber, Michael Cutler, John Sajo, Doug Hiatt

DAY END 5pm

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