Marijuana: Bridging the Divide Between State and Federal Law - Recording (.MP3)
2:00 PM (ET)
Although laws in many states regarding recreational and medical marijuana use are evolving, the federal government has yet to catch-up. What consequences will your clients face for marijuana use in states where marijuana is legalized? Can they still be denied benefits or deported? What tools and arguments can you use when your client has a history with marijuana use? The panelists will discuss this evolving area of law and provide practical tips for advising and advocating for clients.
- Do Marijuana "Infractions" Constitute a Conviction? Immigration Consequences Related to Infractions, Fines, and the Decriminalization of Marijuana
- As States Legalize Recreational Marijuana, How Are Immigration Authorities Responding to Post-Conviction Relief to Vacate a Prior Conviction?
- Is Medical Marijuana Use Okay? How to Advise and Advocate for Clients Regarding the Disconnect Between State and Federal Law and Policy
- Working at Lawful Dispensaries and Investing in the Marijuana Industry: Is It Possession, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Trafficking, Cultivating, and/or Conspiring?
- Practical Tips for Preparing Clients (and Attorneys): Medical Exams, Interviews, Sworn Statements, Social Media Investigations, and Testimony Before the Immigration Court
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