Certificate in Cannabis Law

Cutting edge, relevant knowledge of a flourishing industry

  • The Certificate in Cannabis Law is designed for lawyers aiming to enhance their knowledge in the rapidly expanding and evolving area of cannabis law.
  • Courses have been developed to address the legal, regulatory, business, and ethical issues related to cannabis law at the state and federal level.
  • Lawyers may begin with a fundamental course designed to provide a core foundational knowledge of cannabis law; history and evolution of cannabis law and policy, current status of the law from both the state and federal perspective, a specific overview of medical marijuana law and policy, and the ethical and the professional responsibility considerations of lawyers within this field.
  • Lawyers may also complete their certificate with course offerings exploring cannabis law more deeply in the following areas:
  • Constitutional considerations and application to law and policy

  • Criminal justice marijuana policy and laws

  • Legal considerations of the business of marijuana

  • Property rights and issues related to cannabis and its production and distribution

The Certificate courses also qualify for CLE credit.