MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – On Fertile Ground: The Maine Marijuana Industry
Name: MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event – On Fertile Ground: The Maine Marijuana Industry
Date: October 16, 2018
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM EDT
The marijuana industry offers enormous opportunities for real estate owners and professionals, but poses unique risks and challenges. MEREDA is pleased to welcome attorneys Ted Kelleher and Hannah King from the law offices of Drummond Woodsum as they provide an overview of how the Maine medical and recreational marketplaces will function going forward, what kinds of licenses will be available, what the timeline will be for the creation of the new recreational market and what these businesses look like operationally. They will discuss legal issues and concerns for landlords and property owners, including issues specific to the issues around title insurance, property insurance, as well as provide information on how landlords can best protect themselves. Join MEREDA for breakfast in Bangor on October 16 from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM at the Hollywood Casino Bangor for a discussion and presentation on how the cannabis industry has evolved, where things stand today and what the future may hold with regard to rules & regulations. About the Panel: Hannah King, Attorney, Drummond Woodsum As co-chair of Drummond Woodsum’s regulated substances practice, Attorney King advises tribes across the country and marijuana businesses in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont on marijuana licensing and regulatory issues. She has been involved in drafting proposed legislative changes to Maine’s Marijuana Legalization Act and the Medical Use of Marijuana Program. She is also a member of The ArcView Group, a national cannabis angel investment platform, and serves on the 15 member selection committee, where her responsibilities include vetting investment opportunities in all aspects if the cannabis industry for consideration by ArcView members. Edward (Ted) Kelleher, Attorney, Drummond Woodsum Ted co-chairs the firm’s Regulated Substances Practice, which focuses on consumer products industries with heavy regulatory oversight, in particular brewing, distilling and the newly emerging marijuana industry. Ted is widely recognized as one of the pre-eminent business and regulatory lawyers for marijuana related businesses in New England. He has represented dispensaries, Native American tribes, investors, landlords and property owners and municipalities as they try to navigate the complex and quickly changing world of marijuana laws, regulations and business transactions. A thought leader in this industry, he has spoken widely about marijuana legal and business issues to a variety of civic and business groups. This MEREDA Morning Menu Breakfast Event is Sponsored by Epstein Commercial Real Estate and Drummond Woodsum. Visit www.mereda.org for more information and to register.