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Legal Guide to the Business of Marijuana: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Regulation (2021 Edition)

Author(s): James T. O'Reilly, Edgar J. Asebey
Practice Area: Enforcement (Health care), Enforcement (Life sciences), Health care, Labeling (Pharmaceuticals), Life sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Regulation and compliance (Life sciences), Regulation and compliance (Securities and other financial products), Securities and other financial products
Date: Jun 2021 i Other versions can be found in the Related Items tab.
ISBN: 9781402438981
PLI Item #: 318902

Legal Guide to the Business of Marijuana is a unique resource for lawyers who represent clients in the fast-growing legal cannabis industry. For lawyers new to representing marijuana clients, the authors provide an understanding of the definitions of marijuana and other cannabis products, as well as a review of the policy and political issues that have led to the controversy and uncertainty of the current environment.

The new edition adds the latest on regulation of CBD products, the Final Rule for the Establishment of a Domestic Hemp Production Program, and the laws of the latest states to adopt some form of cannabis legalization—New Mexico, New York, South Dakota, and Virginia.

Legal Guide to the Business of Marijuana offers critical guidance on a wide range of interrelated topics including the complex and varying state regulation of medical and non-medical marijuana; federal law, enforcement, and preemption and their implications for employment, taxes, and banking; and the various aspects of establishing and managing a marijuana enterprise, including the growing, licensing, labeling, transporting, and distribution of marijuana and related products.

Professor James O’Reilly has taught courses in Public Health Policy and in Food, Drug, & Safety Laws for 39 years at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and College of Law. Since 1974, he has worked on numerous projects involving the Food & Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control, and Consumer Product Safety Commission, and chaired programs and committees dealing with consumer product safety. He has also served as in-house counsel to a large manufacturer, as counsel to a law firm, and as an expert witness for defendants and plaintiffs. His earlier works include the leading references on food and drug law and federal records disclosure. He is co-editor of the Accident Prevention Manual for the National Safety Council, and Assistant Chief Reporter of the ABA Project on European Union Administrative Law. Prof. O’Reilly also served as Vice Mayor of an Ohio city and executive committee trustee of the regional council of governments serving the Cincinnati region. He is a graduate of Boston College and the University of Virginia School of Law.

Edgar J. Asebey is a founding partner of Keller Asebey Life Science Law and a life sciences attorney with over 20 years of experience advising clients in the medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food, dietary supplement, and cosmetics industries on FDA regulatory compliance, transactional, importation, licensing, and venture finance matters.