Navigate the Latest Changes with Confidence
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Recent updates in the 2018 Farm Bill have presented CBD and hemp businesses with new challenges - and opportunities. Do you have the knowledge you need to help your clients take advantage of new tax incentives while avoiding compliance mistakes that could significantly imperil their business? This informative guide will break down the recent changes, providing a full picture of the impact they have on business formation, taxation, regulation and more. Get up to date on CBD and hemp industry issues - order today!
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
including - Ethics: 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor in the state of Arkansas. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of on demand continuing legal education credit and 1.0 hour of ethics, consistent with the rules and regulations of the Arkansas Supreme Court of Professional Programs.
JEFFREY GARD is a Colorado attorney with Gard Law Firm, LLC, specializing in marijuana law. He represents numerous patients, doctors and marijuana businesses throughout the state of Colorado and has advised people from all over the country. Mr. Gard advises both state and local governments in their development of medical marijuana business regulations. He is widely considered one of Colorado's leading marijuana attorneys. Since the passage of Amendment 64, which legalized adult possession and cultivation of marijuana in Colorado, Mr. Gard has been working with state and local officials in developing regulations for the retail marijuana industry and was appointed by the state to participate in the rule-making progress. Over the last year, he has been working with the U.S. Congress to assist with an analysis of the Federal Code to determine the various areas which are impacted by the state marijuana laws in hopes of reconciling state and federal law in the near future. Mr. Gard now shares his knowledge and experience with other attorneys and has given several CLE lectures on various aspects of marijuana law. By way of background, he is a Colorado native and a cum laude philosophy graduate from the University of Colorado, where he also was elected Phi Beta Kappa. While attending the law school, Mr. Gard won the William De Souchet Award for best individual performance in trial advocacy and won a multi-state moot court competition during his first year of law school. After graduation, he accepted a position with a respected litigation firm in Boulder, Colorado, and later formed his own firm in downtown Boulder, Colorado.
CHRISTOPHER RAY is counsel to Hoban Law Group and a graduate with distinction from Suffolk University Law School and is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He began his career as general counsel for a Denver-based e-commerce company, guiding it through an aggressive mergers and acquisitions program in addition to ordinary general counsel responsibilities. Mr. Ray has since built an active management consultancy in partnership with an HR professional which primarily serves risk management and business development functions for clients in high-risk niche verticals, including the sale of hemp-based and CBD-infused products. He joined the Hoban Law Group's Massachusetts team in the Spring of 2017, where he brings his business and management experience along with his legal expertise to HLG's New England-area clientele.