Medicinal Cannabis: Legal and Policy Issues is organized by Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and will be held from May 31, 2018 - May 31, 2020.

The target audience for this medical event is designed for healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients who may benefit from medicinal cannabinoids. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

This module, Medicinal Cannabis: Legal and Policy Issues, will present information on the use of medicinal cannabis related to the current federal and state legal and policy issues to include:

Part 1: Healthcare professionals and legal issues
• Brief overview of federal policy and cannabis laws
• Federal Department of Justice policies and enforcement
• Discussion of hemp-derived CBD legal issues
• Medical malpractice and/or negligence related to medical cannabis
• Health Insurance

Part 2: Business professionals and legal issues
• Banking
• Money Laundering
• Bank Secrecy Act
• Tax restriction
• Civil Forfeiture
• Legal Hurdles related to Employment
• Exploration of Investing and Capital markets

Learning Objectives:
• Part 1. Explain the conflict between federal and state regulations regarding cannabis that pose challenges for physicians and other healthcare professionals
• Part 1. Describe legal challenges associated with use of medicinal cannabis from a patient and also a clinician perspective
• Part 1. Discuss legal responsibilities of clinicians related to recommending medical cannabis
• Part 1. Discuss the issues that clinicians should consider when deciding whether to become a recommender of medicinal cannabis
• Part 2. Outline the challenges associated with property ownership, employment and tax implications for cannabis and cannabis-related companies
• Part 2. Discuss the future growth of the cannabis market

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Intended Audience

Health Care Policy and Research, Healthcare Management

Activity Payment Details

Activity Fee : USD $35.00

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