A Crash Course in Licensing, Regulatory Compliance and Federal and State Enforcement
This program covers state licensing and regulatory challenges for marijuana-related businesses operating in Montana. Our distinguished faculty will also explore the implications of the latest legalization twists and turns taking place at the federal level. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to overcome common legal roadblocks facing marijuana businesses - register today!
Get current guidance on the confusing legal state of marijuana, hemp and CBD.
Learn how to secure required marijuana business licenses in Montana.
Discover how to overcome top regulatory issues facing new and existing marijuana-related businesses.
Penelope S Strong has practiced criminal defense for more than 35 years in state and federal courts. Ms. Strong has litigated trial and appellate cases of constitutional significance. Litigation of cannabis cases is one major focus of her current practice and overcoming the unfair laws and unjust traffic stops and arrests that lead to prosecution of various individuals. She is a former two term board member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a member of their Reentry Task Force and a member of National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. She received her B.A. degree from Lawrence University and her J.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Christopher C. Young is a Senior Attorney with Gravis Law PLLC. He practiced in the Philadelphia area for thirteen years, representing Fortune 100 clients in the insurance and financial services industries. Mr. Young returned to Montana in 2014, having had enough of big cities and their corresponding stressors. He identified the medical marijuana industry as an area with a substantial unmet need for legal services and began a regulatory compliance practice, among other areas of the law. Mr. Young established the Young Law Office in 2016, where his cannabis regulatory practice expanded every year. He joined Gravis Law in November 2021 in part to expand the services he could provide to his cannabis clients. Mr. Young now represents several dozen Montana marijuana businesses and provides them legal services, including business agreements and cannabis-related mergers and acquisitions. He is admitted to practice in Montana and Pennsylvania and before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court District for the District of New Jersey, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Mr. Young earned his B.A. degree from Carleton College and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law.
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