Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 12-1 p.m.

Location: Downtown San Diego

MCLE: 1 hour general participatory credit.

Register: online

Cost: $20

About this Class:

A Lawyer’s Guide to the New California Cannabis Market is a one-hour MCLE presentation reviewing recent changes in cannabis laws in California. Also, it will cover the impact of changes in federal laws and regulations. Participants in this CLE will gain insight and understanding on the following topics:

  • 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

After attending the seminar, you will better be able to advise your client about the legal status of cannabis in California.

About Our Speaker:

Kimberly R. Simms earned her law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law and became a member of the California State Bar in 2009. Kimberly started her law practice immediately after law school focusing on the legal and political needs of the medical marijuana community. In her law practice, she has negotiated with government officials to craft reasonable and effective regulations that allow for safe access, litigated complex land use and zoning cases, and advised hundreds of cannabis entrepreneurs. Kimberly is a recognized as a leading expert in this emerging area of law.