Marijuana Business Contracts & Arbitration: Legal Considerations for Cannabusiness Clients & Their Partners

recording Marijuana Business Contracts & Arbitration: Legal Considerations for Cannabusiness Clients & Their Partners

You Will Learn:

  • Risks of entering into a contract in the cannabis industry
  • Federal law enforcement policies and state law conflicts
  • Cannabis-related contract enforceability issues
  • Specific techniques counsel should consider when drafting arbitration clauses for cannabis businesses
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Business is built on contracts. So what happens when these formal written agreements are unenforceable?

This is the question now facing parties doing business with the marijuana industry in Colorado and elsewhere.

Marijuana’s federal criminal status creates a myriad of contract and arbitration challenges unlike those in any other industry. Some court decisions indicate a trend toward the enforcement of cannabis-related contracts. However, doubts remain regarding their enforceability.

So what is counsel to do?

Learning Objectives

Arbitration may be the single best resolution for cannabis-related disputes offering more legal certainty and enforceability.

This webinar covers the practical application of arbitration law relevant to the enforcement of Marijuana business-related contracts, and identifies techniques counsel should consider when drafting arbitration clauses for cannabis businesses and their partners.

  • Risks of entering into a contract in the cannabis industry
  • Federal law enforcement policies and state law conflicts
  • Cannabis-related contract enforceability issues
  • Arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism for cannabis related business contracts
  • Specific techniques counsel should consider when drafting arbitration clauses for cannabis businesses
  • Additional legal considerations (tax, securities, municipal litigation, real estate and tribal law) for firms representing marijuana businesses

Product ID: 7904

Bonus Material

Plus, you get Marijuana in the Workplace: Employer Guidelines for Navigating the Legal Haze of Medical and Recreational Use – a $247 value – FREE!

This essential guide will arm you with the knowledge you need to mold your organization’s hiring, drug testing, disciplinary, and safety policies to be compliant and properly documented.

  • Marijuana at Work: What Employers Need to Know
  • Medical Marijuana and the Law
    • Us Department of Transport
    • Federal Contractors
    • Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    • Americans with Disabilities Act
    • Family Medical Leave Act
    • Recreational Marijuana
  • Marijuana In The Workplace
    • Medical Marijuana During Office Hours
    • Amendments to Work Tasks / Responsibilities and / or Employment Hours
    • Other Employees
    • Refusal of the Request
    • Legal Aspects
    • Right to Privacy
    • Discipline Issues
    • Multistate Employers
  • Sample Marijuana Policy
    • Introduction / Purpose/ Intent of the Program
    • Employees Covered By The Policy
    • Applicability
    • Prohibited Behavior
    • Disclosure
    • Unsafe Job Performance
    • Drug Testing
    • Consequences
    • Medical Marijuana Users
    • Recreational Use of Marijuana
    • Employee Confidentiality
    • Policy Enforcement
    • Employee Agreement
  • List of States that Have Legalized Medical Marijuana
  • List of States with Pending Legislation

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Faculty

Teresa Daggett
Teresa Daggett
Attorney at Law, Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP

Teresa Daggett works with businesses to help them through all phases of growth, from formation through contracts and mergers and acquisitions.  She enjoys working with companies in a wide variety of industries, assisting with the challenges they encounter along the road to success.  From inventors to manufacturers, from cannabis businesses to software businesses, she provides primarily business entity and securities legal services designed to bring real, bottom-line value to clients.

Continuing Education Units

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