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May 21, 2020: 15:00 - 16:00

The Cannabis Sector’s Public Policy Response to COVID-19: Canada, U.S. and International Impact

CPD Information: 1 Substantive Hour for Lawyers

Sherri M. Altshuler and Jeremy D. Burke

External Speakers:
Deepak Anand - CEO, Materia Ventures
Henry Boyd - Principal, Stosic & Associates      
Saphira Galoob - President & CEO, The Liaison Group    
Aleksandar Stosic - President & CEO, Stosic & Associates


International health and safety responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted cannabis-sector businesses worldwide. In Canada, the U.S. and internationally, business operations have been adjusted following government enacted social distancing measures. While the cannabis industry as a whole demonstrates signs of resilience and has been declared an essential service in many jurisdictions, certain questions remain regarding the current situation for cannabis businesses in Canada, the U.S. and internationally. What government assistance is available? How has the pandemic impacted public policy for this sector?

Join our panel of esteemed experts as they provide an update on how the cannabis industry has responded to COVID-19 and share their insights on where businesses may find themselves during the recovery stage of the crisis.

Topics include:

Cannabis policy insights

The impact of COVID-19 on the sector

Government assistance programs in Canada, U.S. and International

The resilience of the cannabis sector 

For information regarding our webinars and communications, please contact:
Kassey Gonzales | 416.865.3409

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