Replay – Ethical Topics in Cannabis Law

Date: Feb 11, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location: Online

Member Price: $184

Non-Member Price: $225

Event Code: I141924R

Areas of Law: Cannabis, Ethics

Earn up to 2.4 credits, including 2.4 in Ethics! (More Information)

Faculty

Keynote

Moderator

Presenters

Valisha Desir, Esq.
The Glory Firm, New Brunswick
Sarah Powell, Esq.
Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton LLC, Easton
Seth Tipton, Esq.
Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Cappelli LLC, Easton

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Don't miss this opportunity to catch up on the Ethical Topics in Cannabis Law program you missed!


Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Cannabis Law Special Committee

Though state laws and public opinion have softened on cannabis – as a business venture and its individual use – legal restrictions and ethics rules at the federal level can present unique challenges for attorneys. Those who represent cannabis clients in New Jersey walk a blurred line between violating the federal cannabis prohibition laws and complying the state rules for running a cannabis business. And, in many states, legal professionals who use cannabis legally may be violating their own state ethics rules by knowingly committing a federal crime. This replay, presented by experts in New Jersey cannabis law, will delve into the many ethical pitfalls that attorneys must navigate when they take on cannabis clients or opt for its recreational use.

Topics include:

  • An overview of New Jersey’s cannabis law, its history and evolution;
  • Social equity and diversity in New Jersey’s cannabis law;
  • How state and federal cannabis laws differ;
  • How the cannabis industry relates to rules of professional conduct;
  • The necessity of client disclosures, background checking and diligent vetting; and
  • Cannabis law and malpractice insurance.

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2.4 hours of total CLE credit, including 2.4 in Ethics (Full Credits Available: NJ Ethics: 2.4).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Ethics Non-Transitional: 2.0
PA CLE:PA Ethics Credit: 2.0
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.

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