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Southern University Law Center, Ag Center continue the cannabis conversation during upcoming annual symposium
There were several bills introduced during this year’s legislative session regarding cannabis, the Southern University Law Center’s Cannabis Compliance, Law and Policy Institute, in partnership with the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center, wants to continue the conversation during their third annual Cannabis and Hemp Continuing Education Symposium taking place virtually July 29 through 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
“The cannabis industry, which includes marijuana and industrial hemp, is constantly evolving,” said Marla Dickerson, managing fellow of the Cannabis Compliance, Law, and Policy Institute. “Interest is growing and it is imperative that the SULC Cannabis Compliance, Law and Policy Institute helps to educate the community to enhance knowledge for patients, consumers, and industry persons.
The two-day symposium will feature panel discussions on the state’s hemp program, cannabis pharmacology, cannabis research initiatives, international cannabis law and more. Panelists will include leading industry researchers and general counsel such as Travis Hull, assistant compliance officer at Ilera Holistic Healthcare; Ansel Rankins, assistant commissioner of Agricultural Environmental Sciences at the Louisiana Department for Agriculture and Forestry; and more. Our global partners, Cannabis Health Equity Movement (CHEM), will host a CHEM Capsule discussing topics such history of cannabis, health equity, and multi-disciplinary opportunities.
The Cannabis Compliance, Law and Policy Institute seeks to promote education, research, and understanding of the issues pertaining to the cannabis industry.
The event registration starts at $15 and it is open to the public. Participants can register and view a list of sessions at www.sulc.edu/cannabis2021. For legal professionals, the symposium carries 8 continuing legal education credits. Participants wanting a deeper dive into hemp growing can attend one of three sessions sponsored by the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center. Sessions are $75 each.
For more information, contact Marla Dickerson, managing fellow of the Cannabis Compliance, Law and Policy Institute, at 225-771-4913 and email@example.com.RSS News Feed