Cannabis Law and Policy Certificate

  • 6 months
  • $2250.00
  • Online - Self Paced

Cannabis Law and Policy Certificate
The information and insights you need to participate in the ever-changing legal landscape surrounding the cannabis industry

Designed For:

  • Legal professionals
  • Law enforcement professionals
  • Those interested in compliance

Cannabis 101: History and Practice Across Industries
An in-depth introduction to cannabis, across history, culture and industry. Topics range from botany to business practices, including Cannabis Law and Policy, FDA regulation, and the many challenges that successful cannabis businesses face.

Main topics covered in the course include:

  • History of Cannabis
  • Phyto cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System
  • Agriculture and Cultivation
  • Enterprise
  • Law and Policy
  • Cannabis Medicine and Healthcare
  • Careers in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis Law and Policy I: Historical Perspectives and Regional Analysis

  • Gain historical perspectives of statutory and administrative law pertaining to cannabis and hemp. Participate in cohort-based exploration of legal topics ranging from professional conduct to licensing, liability, and contracting. Projects and case studies are specific to the participants state or local jurisdiction. Main topics covered in the course include:
  • Historical Perspectives, Statutory and Administrative Law
  • Professional Conduct & Ethics for Cannabis Lawyers and Policymakers
  • Licenses and Permits
  • Professional Liability Overview
  • Commercial Law, Contracting with Vendors
  • Banking, Accounting, and Tax Law
  • Insurance Law

Cannabis Law and Policy II: Emerging Sectors

  • Focusing on agriculture, entrepreneurial, or healthcare law and policy, you'll cover employment and labor law, real estate and environmental law, intellectual property protection, and other topics. Main topics covered in the course include:
  • Employment and Labor Law
  • Consumer Law, Advertising, Labeling, and Packaging
  • Real Estate Law
  • Environment Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Cannabis What's Enforceable
  • Social Equity in the Cannabis Industry

This course is offered in partnership with Green Flower, the world's most comprehensive, on-demand training platform, built specifically for cannabis professionals.