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Hemp & CBD Oil in Wisconsin: The New Green Gold 2019

Product ID: CM2914
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

It’s legal… now what?

Following recent changes to state and federal law, hemp is no longer defined as a controlled substance; it has become a new—and legal—industry in Wisconsin. Consequently, CBD has become the latest craze, with many businesses jumping in to capitalize on the market. Your clients are eager to benefit from this latest business opportunity, but because regulation is still forming, there are a lot of lingering questions.

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It’s legal… now what?

Following recent changes to state and federal law, hemp is no longer defined as a controlled substance; it has become a new—and legal—industry in Wisconsin. Consequently, CBD has become the latest craze, with many businesses jumping in to capitalize on the market. Your clients are eager to benefit from this latest business opportunity, but because regulation is still forming, there are a lot of lingering questions.

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Presenters:

Jeffrey M. Glazer
Ogden Glazer + Schaefer
Madison

Samantha Huddleston
OVB Law & Consulting, S.C.
Milwaukee

Erin R. Ogden
Ogden Glazer + Schaefer
Madison

Ohioma Emil Ovbiagele
OVB Law & Consulting, S.C.
Milwaukee

Collin Schaefer
Ogden Glazer + Schaefer
Cedarburg

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : An Introduction and Legislative History

  • How industrial hemp differs from controlled substance
  • Controlled Substances Act
  • 2014 & 2018 Farm Bill
  • Wisconsin’s Hemp Pilot Program
  • Act 100
  • Conflicting laws: federal, state, municipal

Samantha Huddleston, Ohioma Emil Ovbiagele

9:15 a.m. : Manufacturing & Processing Considerations

  • License to grow
  • Securing the crop/space
  • Quality control: cross-pollination, testing for THC
  • Ag liability concerns: banking and insurance considerations
  • Finding a buyer/processor
  • Processing licenses
  • Processing requirements
  • Distribution issues
  • FDA’s position on CBD in food and beverages
  • Trademark issues

Jeffrey M. Glazer, Erin R. Ogden, Collin Schaefer

10:30 a.m. : Break

10:45 a.m. : Retail Considerations

  • Purchasing goods for retail
  • Marketing/advertising - labeling considerations/pitfalls
  • THC/drug levels
  • Third party considerations
  • Interstate commerce considerations

Samantha Huddleston, Ohioma Emil Ovbiagele

11:45 p.m. : Fielding Questions – Addressing Client Concerns Despite Uncertainties in the Law

  • Remaining gray areas
  • Addressing client concerns
  • What’s next? Staying on top of anticipated changes

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12:30 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Get clarity surrounding regulation and liability of hemp and CBD businesses in Wisconsin
  • Hear how manufacturers should be licensed and crops should be secured
  • Learn how hemp-related products should be purchased from retailers
  • Be able to be field a diverse range of questions related to this emerging area of law
  • Business lawyers
  • Agriculture attorneys
  • Government lawyers
  • Contract lawyers
  • Any attorney with an interest in CBD and hemp regulation in Wisconsin

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