Seminar focuses on key issues and litigation topics brought on by Arizona's Medical Marijuana Act ("AMMA'). The AMMA, passed by voters in 2010, has brought about a host of key issues for Arizona courts and the legislature to consider.
Speakers will cover:
Update on the current status of the AMMA, including:
Significant litigation arising from criminal cases and civil regulations, including:
marijuana DUIs, marijuana concentrates, state costs to certify patients, banking and finance, employment, and adding qualifying conditions to the program
Attorney ethical issues will be covered in detail, IP/patent issues will be discussed, and the program will close with a brief discussion on updates affecting medical marijuana in Indian Country in Arizona.
Alex Karam, Associate, Smith Saks PLC Ira Schwartz, Parker Schwartz PLLC
Jerry Chesler, Owner, Chesler Consulting
Sonia Martinez, Owner, Law Office of Sonia Martinez
Demitri Downing, President, Marijuana Industry Trade Association of Arizona
Gary Smith, Partner, Smith Saks PLC