Lisa Gora to Present at New Jersey Society for Certified Public Accountants Cannabis Conference

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 7:30 AM

MetroTop Plaza II, Iselin, New Jersey

Lisa Gora, Wilentz attorney and Secretary to the Cannabis Law Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, will serve as a panelist at the New Jersey Society for Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) Cannabis Conference on the Social Justice Panel. The panel will address expungement, contradictory employment law, and other legal aspects associated with legalized adult use cannabis. Lisa Gora will speak on the availability of microbusiness licenses that assist smaller business entrepreneurs to get involved in the cannabis space.

The NJCPA conference will provide insight into the growing billion-dollar legal cannabis industry and its impact on New Jersey businesses with respect to accounting issues, banking and finance issues, entity planning, and how emerging technologies like blockchain can be utilized to navigate through federal and state laws.

*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.