Cannabis Policy Conference 2016


Cannabis Policy Conference 2016
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Cannabis Policy Conference 2016

Monday, October 24th

9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Port City Music Hall, Portland

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Light lunch provided. Coffee served throughout.

Question 1 on Maine’s upcoming November 8 ballot would legalize adult-use marijuana in the Pine Tree State. In advance of the big vote, join us for a day of cannabis discussion. The Conference will feature five panels of experts and a broad array of cannabis (including both marijuana and hemp) topics.

SUMMARY OF AGENDA9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. — Registration & Coffee

10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. — Introduction

10:10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. — Panel 1 — Medical Marijuana in Context

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. — Panel 2 — Question 1: Adult-Use Marijuana in Maine

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. — 30 min. brief lunch break; light appetizers provided

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. — Panel 3 — Medical + Adult Use, Lessons from Other States, All Politics are Local

2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. — Panel 4 — Federal Law, National Hot Topics

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. — Panel 5 — Industrial Hemp

4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. — Cocktails & Networking

FULL AGENDA & TOPICS
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. — Registration & Coffee

10:00 a.m. 10:10 a.m. — Introduction — The Broad View

10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. — Panel 1 — Medical Marijuana in ContextMedical Marijuana >> Maine, beyond; the science; the movement; Question 1’s potential impact on medicinal marijuana.

Featuring:
Moderator: Chris McCabe, Esq., McCabe Law

Dr. Dustin Sulak, Medical Director and Founder, Integr8 Health LLC, Maine Integrative Healthcare, Healer.com

Peter Lowe, Esq., Brann Isaacson, marijuana employment lawyer

Carey Clark, Ph.D., R.N., A.H.N.-BC, R.Y.T., Associate Professor, University of Maine at Augusta

Becky DeKeuster, Founder/Director of Community & Education, Wellness Connection of Maine

Dawson Julia, Maine Qualified Caregiver & longtime activist

Kim Printy, Executive Director, Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine & longtime activist

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 a.m. — Panel 2 — Question 1: Adult-Use Marijuana in MaineQuestion 1 >> the underlying legislation, the arguments for and against, and, if passed, how it could unfold in terms of both policy development and practical implementation.

Featuring:
Moderator: Chris McCabe, Esq., McCabe Law

Rep. Jeff McCabe, House Majority Leader, Candidate for Maine State Senate District 3
Alysia Melnick, Esq., Bernstein Shur, experienced activist & Yes On 1

Hillary Lister, Maine Matters & longtime activist

Scott Gagnon, Campaign Director, No on 1 and Smart Approaches to Marijuana

Lynne Williams, Esq., Law Office of Lynne Williams, Bar Harbor, Maine

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. — 30 min. brief lunch break; light appetizers provided

1:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. — Panel 3 — Medical + Adult-Use, Lessons from Other States, All Politics are LocalBroad View of Marijuana >> After reviewing medical marijuana generally and the prospects of adult-use marijuana in Maine, we will take a step back to put the pieces together, discuss obstacles and goals, learn from other states, and talk about on-the-ground politics.

Featuring:
Moderator: Peter Stavropoulos, Esq., cannabis and investment finance attorney in Upstate and New York, New York.

Rep. Jeff McCabe, House Majority Leader, Candidate for Maine State Senate District 3

Stefan Borst-Censullo, Esq., Law Office of Stefan Borst-Censullo, Long Beach, California; Of Counsel, Hoban Law Group

Shea Gunther, Producer and Curator, Marijuana Today and Marijuana Today Daily

Dr. Dustin Sulak, Medical Director and Founder, Integr8 Health LLC, Maine Integrative Healthcare, Healer.com

Hillary Lister, Maine Matters & longtime activist

2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. — Panel 4 — Federal Law, National Hot TopicsFederal/National Marijuana >> What’s happening? Progress and obstacles in banking, investment, taxation, and criminal crackdown.

Featuring:
Moderator: Peter Stavropoulos, Esq., cannabis and investment finance attorney in Upstate and New York, New York.

Christian Van Dyck, Director of Compliance & Audit, cPort Credit Union, Maine

Shea Gunther, Producer and Curator, Marijuana Today and Marijuana Today Daily

Sarah Desormiers, Esq., C.P.A., L.L.M., President, Integrated Tax Consultants, Maine

Garrett Graff, Esq., cannabis attorney at Hoban Law Group, Denver, Colorado

Matthew Smith, Esq., hemp attorney at Cambell & Smith, Williamstown, Kentucky

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. — Panel 5 — Industrial HempIndustrial Hemp >> Maine’s new law, market potential, review of national policy, progress in other states and countries.

Featuring:
Moderator: Chris McCabe, McCabe Law

Matthew Smith, Esq., hemp attorney at Cambell & Smith, Williamstown, Kentucky; Of
Counsel, Hoban Law Group

Stefan Borst-Censullo, Esq., Law Office of Stefan Borst-Censullo, Long Beach, California; Of Counsel, Hoban Law Group

Garrett Graff, Esq., cannabis attorney at Hoban Law Group, Denver, Colorado

Tom Murphy, Maine chapter of Hemp Industries Association, former outreach coordinator for Vote Hemp, & longtime activist

4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. — Cocktails & Networking

For more information about the Cannabis Policy Conference, please contact McCabe Law, LLC, at info@mccabelawllc.com or 207-200-7044.

at Port City Music Hall
504 Congress Street
Portland, United States

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