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Medical Marijuana Law in Florida (West Palm Beach)

November 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Program Description

A Comprehensive Overview of Medical Marijuana Legal Issues

Medical marijuana creates numerous opportunities for investors, business owners, healthcare providers and patients with qualifying conditions. It also creates a myriad of potential legal problems for those who misinterpret state law and fail to take into account the fact that marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance under federal law. It is essential that attorneys advising medical marijuana businesses, patients and healthcare providers have a firm understanding of state and federal laws, as well as business licensing procedures, taxation difficulties, financing pitfalls and more. Confidently navigate the many intricacies of medical marijuana law – register today!

  • Analyze federal memos on medical marijuana and make sense of contradictory government positions.
  • Advise prospective medical marijuana business owners on the in’s and out’s of licensing and compliance.
  • Ensure dispensaries properly test and package medical marijuana edibles and other products.
  • Appraise current banking difficulties for medical cannabis companies, and find alternative solutions for clients’ financing problems.
  • Employ creative tax strategies to offset the inability of medical marijuana businesses to deduct business expenses.
  • Understand what conditions qualify patients for medical marijuana prescriptions.
  • Distinguish between the ethical considerations of helping a business obtain a medical marijuana license and enforcing license rights.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level program provides a comprehensive overview of medical marijuana laws for:

  • Attorneys
  • Accountants
  • Bankers and Commercial Lenders
  • Financial Advisors
  • Medical Marijuana Business Investors
  • Paralegals

Course Content

  1. Federal Responses to Medical Marijuana Laws
  2. Obtaining Medical Marijuana Business Licenses: Overcoming Hurdles
  3. Essential Business Considerations for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
  4. Financing Difficulties for Lenders and Marijuana Businesses
  5. Medical Marijuana Business Taxation: Strategies to Overcome Current Difficulties
  6. Patients, Caregivers and Physicians: Ensuring Legal Compliance
  7. Ethics


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