Wilentz Health Law Attorneys to Present at New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education’s 1st Annual Cannabis Symposium

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:00 AM

New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Michael F. Schaff, Chair of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer’s Health Law practice and Cannabis practice Co-Chair will serve as moderator of NJICLE’s 1st Annual Cannabis Symposium, presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Cannabis Law Special Committee and the New Jersey CPA Society. Mr. Schaff serves as Co-Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Cannabis Law Committee and was the Co-Special Editor of New Jersey Lawyer Magazine’s October 2018 special issue on Cannabis Law. Wilentz attorney Lisa Gora will present “Cannabis Microbusiness Licenses: What are they and how do they work?” at the symposium, which will feature a panel of lawyers and CPAs analyzing various areas of law relating to cannabis use, sale and growth. The panel will discuss the latest information concerning cannabis in New Jersey and address legal guidelines and practical strategies associated with the cannabis industry, as well as the likely impact New Jersey adult use legalization would have.

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 6.7 hours of total CLE credit. New York has approved 6.5 non-transitional professional practice credits.

*Cannabis Law Disclaimer: Per federal law, under the Controlled Substances Act, marijuana is categorized as a Schedule I controlled substance.  Possession, use, distribution, and/or sale of cannabis is a Federal crime and is subject to related Federal policy, regardless of any state law that may authorize certain marijuana activity.  Compliance with state marijuana law does not equal compliance with federal law.  Legal advice provided by Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. is designed to counsel clients regarding the validity, scope, meaning, and application of existing and/or proposed cannabis law. Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. will not provide guidance or assistance in circumventing or violating Federal or state cannabis law or policy, and any advice provided by Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. should not be construed as such.