Cannabis on the Horizon

Cannabis on the Horizon: Marijuana Legalization in New York City
Thursday, November 1, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Program Fee: Free for Members $15 for Non-Members

Description:

Re-legalization of cannabis for general adult use in New York City has never been closer, but how ready is the most populous metropolitan area in the United States - and the country’s largest urban cannabis market for commercial manufacture, delivery, home cultivation and over-the-counter sale of cannabis? Join the Committee on Drugs and the Law for an examination of the legal and policy changes that will be necessary in order to make a safe and orderly transition from a criminal market to a viable regulated market. 

Speakers:

Steven Epstein, Founding Partner, Barket, Epstein, and Kearon LLP
Axel Bernabe, Assistant Counsel, Governor Cuomo for Health 
Donavon Richards, New York City Council Member
Preston Niblack, New York City Deputy Comptroller for Budget

Moderator:
Kristin Jordan, Chair, Cannabis Practice Group, Newman Ferrara LLP

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Drugs & the Law Committee, Luke Schram, Chair

Related Resource: If you're interested in this program, you may be interested in this City Bar resource:

Support Marijuana Legalization (Marihuana Regulation & Taxation Act)

Where
New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

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