On July 11th, Hanan Kolko will present a webinar for the Clear Law Institute. The title of this webinar is, “ Ethically Representing the Cannabis Client.” This program discuss the ethical issues raised by representing cannabis industry clients, as well as ethics opinions issued by bar authorities in states including New York State, Maine, Connecticut, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and Washington State.
Understand the basics regarding the Controlled Substances Act (”CSA”) and its applicability to cannabis;
Appreciate the relationship between the CSA and state cannabis laws;
Understand the underlying ethical issues presented in the representation of cannabis industry clients;
Learn how different state bar authorities have approached the ethical considerations of attorney representation of clients in the cannabis industry;
Appreciating how to avoid ethical pitfalls in representing clients in the cannabis industry;