We are pleased to announce that attorney William G. Roark, who chairs the firm’s Cannabis Law practice, was the course planner for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Medical Marijuana & Hemp Law Symposium 2021.

The 2-day webcast event was held on September 23 and 24, 2021. Over 21 industry experts participated in the webcast covering such topics as:

  • Updates on the most pressing Federal, State and Municipal cannabis issues
  • Research and Cannabis: A look at Chapter 20’s history and status
  • The Modernization of PA’s Medical Marijuana Act: A close look at the 2021 amendments
  • Restorative Justice and Social Equity Programs: What works and what doesn’t work in the cannabis industry
  • Big Transactions; Big Pitfalls: An examination of merger and acquisition trends in the cannabis industry
  • Hemp Derived Products
  • An examination of criminal law’s intersection and regulated cannabis
  • Cannabis and Employment Issues
  •  A review of the regulatory requirements concerning laboratories and testing of medical cannabis
  • Lobbyist or Lawyer? Where is the line?
  • Compelling Cases in Cannabis: A fast paced review of some of the most interesting and important cannabis cases from over the years

The keynote speakers at the 2-day event were Lt. Governor John Fetterman and Councilman Derek Green.