Legal Landscape: Cannabis in 2021 and Beyond
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Location: Online Webinar
MCLE: One Hour of General Participatory MCLE
This one-hour presentation provides an overview of the current laws and regulatory framework covering cannabis in California. Participants in this CLE will learn about the following topics:
- An overview of the cannabis marketplace and regulatory framework for businesses in California
- Challenges facing new licensees in the regulated framework
- The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“Farm Bill”) and its effect on the cannabis market
- Impact of COVID-19 on the cannabis industry
Kimberly R. Simms graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in 2009 and has dedicated her entire legal career to the cannabis industry. She is a leading expert in the area of cannabis law and her practice includes negotiating with government officials for reasonable regulations that allow for safe access, litigating complex land use and zoning cases, and advising hundreds of cannabis entrepreneurs regarding their business strategy and structure. Kimberly is considered a trusted source by the media and has been interviewed by NPR, CNN and many local media outlets. She is a founding Board Member of the Alliance for Responsible Medicinal Access, a local cannabis advocacy organization. Kimberly was the founding and acting Chapter Chair of San Diego Women Grow from 2015-2018, and serves as a Board Member of the California Cannabis Industry Association. She maintains memberships in California NORML, Americans for Safe Access, National Cannabis Industry Association, California Cannabis Industry Association, Women Grow, the National Cannabis Bar Association and San Diego Leadership Alliance.
This webinar is part of our series of continuing legal education (CLE) classes. Since the law library’s physical locations closed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have transitioned our CLE programs online as webinars. These courses have been in high demand and spaces fill up quickly so, please, sign up now to reserve your spot. You will receive an email with your login information after registering for the event.
And, if you are an MCLE Class Package holder, you can use your promo code when registering for the class to take advantage of your free MCLE webinars! MCLE Class Package holders pay a flat rate of $75 and can attend unlimited classes between the date they sign up and January 1, 2022. If you have any questions about our webinars or our Borrowing or MCLE Class Packages, please contact us by email, telephone, or Virtual Front Desk (weekdays between 2 pm and 4 pm). Or, you can sign up for a telephone appointment with a reference librarian to get your questions answered in real-time.
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