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Program Feature—Pot Topics: Legalization of Cannabis

Pot Topics: Legalization of Cannabis

The legalization of cannabis will come into effect in just under 2 weeks, and a number of new legal issues are sure to surface.

Join us for Pot Topics: Legalization of Cannabis on November 16, 2018 (Calgary) or November 22, 2018 (Edmonton), and discover how these legislative changes will affect your practice.


Explore the implications of legislative changes relating to the legalization of cannabis. Discuss Alberta’s cannabis regulatory system, the commercialization of cannabis, how legalization affects employment and real estate law, and the public health approach to legalization.

Join program chair, Alexis Moulton (McLennan Ross LLP), and faculty for this informative, interactive program. Topics include:

  • Alberta’s Cannabis Regulatory System
    Dave Berry (Vice President Regulatory Services, Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission)
  • Cannabis: Challenges in Multi-Unit Housing
    Heidi Besuijen (Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP)
  • Commercialization
    Annie Murphy (Senior Manager, Strategy, Ernst and Young)
  • Employment Law Update
    Dan Bokenfohr (McLennan Ross LLP) & Maurice Dransfeld (McLennan Ross LLP)
  • What is a Public Health Approach to Legalization of Cannabis?
    Dr. Brent T. Friesen (Lead Medical Officer, Alberta Health Services) & Dr. Chris Sikora (Lead Medical Officer, Alberta Health Services)
  • Municipal Regulatory Roles in Cannabis Legalization
    Shannon Belvedere (City of Calgary, Law Department) & TBD

Read the brochure to learn more.

REGISTER ONLINE

Register online to attend Pot Topics: Legalization of Cannabis on November 16, 2018 (Calgary) or November 22, 2018 (Edmonton).