1:15 - 2:00 PM: Michigan's Cannabis Laws and Legal Developments
Michigan has a comprehensive and complex set of laws regulating all facets of the cannabis industry with new legal developments arising regularly. A legal perspective will provide insight on current laws and noteworthy changes, and identify issues faced by testing labs and regulatory bodies as they grapple with new science and standards.
Barton Morris, Lr, Cannabis Legal Group, Principle Owner and Attorney
2:00 - 2:30 PM: The State of Cannabis Policy in Michigan
Michigan’s cannabis industry has grown rapidly, and with it the laws and administrative rules that govern it. What is the current status of governance and its interplay with Michigan’s regulatory framework, and what does the future hold from a legislative and policy perspective?
Robin Schneider, Executive Director, Michigan Cannabis Industry Association (MiCIA)
Sen. Jeff Irwin, Michigan State Senate, District 18 (D)
Moderated by Stephen Rapundalo, PhD, MichBio, President and CEO.
Advancing research and shaping the future of Michigan's cannabis industry.
The Michigan Cannabis Science Symposium will focus on how the cannabis space has evolved since legalization in Michigan, identify expectations from MI’s regulatory bodies of the cannabis science community, and establish a line of communication and networking opportunity between MI’s regulatory bodies and testing communities.
This is intended to be the first of a series of events in this space that explore topics important to the cannabis community.