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Roscoe J. Mutz, Chair

We welcome all of you to join us as members for free if you are a TIPS member. You will get announcements, meeting invitations, writing opportunities and CLE opportunities. You do not need to practice “cannabis law” to join us!

Litigating the Controlled Substance and Right to Try Acts

Matt Zorn, Yetter Coleman LLP

Interviewed by Lisa Pittman, Immediate Past Chair, Pittman Legal, Houston, TX

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Patenting Illegal Plants & Processes

Dr. Jayashree Mitra, Partner at Fox Rothchild

Interviewed by Lisa Pittman, Past Chair, CLPC

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Cannabis Law & Policy Newsletter

Fall 2023

Podcast Center

Listen to the latest topics from the Cannabis Law & Policy Committee, including Client Perspectives on Setting up a Marijuana Business, and more.

Cannabis Advertising Standards - An Overview of State Laws, 2022

by Diane Nergaard, Attorney/Arbitrator/Consultant, Stamford, CT, [email protected]

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The Cannabis Law and Policy committee provides its member's opportunities for publication, presentation, leadership, and career development on a national level, recognized by all types of legal practitioners.

Cannabis Law: A Primer on Federal and State Law Regarding Marijuana, Hemp, and CBD

Until now, there has been no single reference to guide cannabis lawyers along the full continuum of potential legal needs challenging the industry. This treatise fills that gap from a sophisticated perspective by flagging key issues in more than a dozen practice areas and covering the impact of cannabis law from U.S. state and federal, as well as Canadian, enforcement and regulatory agencies.

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TIPS Resolutions at the ABA Midyear House of Delegates

Legislative Update

By: Lisa Dickinson - TIPS had a strong showing in the House of Delegates at the ABA Midyear Meeting, held February 17, 2020, in Austin, Texas. TIPS proposed a few resolutions, and all passed. One of the newest TIPS Committees, the Cannabis Law and Policy Committee, put forth two different resolutions.

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Cannabis Law & Policy Articles

What You Need To Know About Louisiana's Therapeutic Marijuana Act

By: Jennifer E. Adams and Barbara Ormsby - Despite the COVID-19 pandemic across America, there is an industry that is growing by leaps and bounds: Cannabis. Yet, under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, the use and possession of cannabis for any purpose is illegal. And though there is currently no federal legislation legalizing cannabis, there are many states that legalize the use of cannabis in some form. In 1996, California became the first state to legalize medical cannabis, igniting a movement that spread to a majority of states by 2016.

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