Darren M. Gelber to Present at Rutgers University

Monday, March 18, 2024

Wilentz Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Cannabis Law practice group and Chair of the Criminal Law group, Darren M. Gelber to present as a guest lecturer at a Rutgers University class, “Public Health Law & Ethics.” A class designed to introduce students to public health law and ethics, stressing community health and well-being versus the rights of the individual. Mr. Gelber's lecture to the class will address the origins and impact of cannabis legalization.

*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.