Full course description
Wednesday, 11/10/2021, 5:00-8:00pm
Instructors: Lara DeCaro and Shay Gilmore
Cannabis Legal 101 will provide attendees with a brief overview of the financial and legal tools needed to open and operate a cannabis facility. Join instructors Lara DeCaro and Shay Gilmore for a practical seminar on the origins of cannabis policy and how these shape current requirements. Participants will gain insight into some of the concrete needs for cannabis business development, with plenty of time for questions and answers.
*If you are a public employee (government agency, school district, etc) please reach out for special discount opportunities.*
This workshop is open to all and a requirement for those completing the Cannabis Business Administration Badge Track at CCSF.
Lara DeCaro is a founding board member, former executive officer, and current advisory board member of the International Cannabis Bar Association and currently sits on the Executive Committee of the Bar Association of San Francisco Cannabis Law Section. Lara was also on the team that drafted the Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE) in cannabis for Meadow (with the approval of YCombinator), an open source document intended to reduce costs of capital raises for California cannabis corporations. Lara has been practicing law for over 20 years, the majority of which involving cannabis.
Shay Gilmore advises exclusively cannabis businesses regarding corporate and commercial transactions and regulatory compliance matters. Shay is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Cannabis Bar Association, and he leads the Cannabis Law Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco, through which Shay organized volunteer attorneys to provide pro bono services to social equity individuals verified by the San Francisco Office of Cannabis under the San Francisco Cannabis Equity Program. Shay has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer in Business and Corporate Law and in Cannabis Law.