Medical Cannabis in Illinois (CHICAGO)
December 6, 2013
9:30 – 11:15 a.m.
1.75 MCLE hours
Presented by Health Care Law
ISBA Chicago Regional Office
20 S. Clark St, Suite 900
(map and directions)
The legalization of medical marijuana affects a broad range of legal practices – from those attorneys counseling hospitals, physicians, practice groups, and clinics, to attorneys representing patients wishing to use medical marijuana, businesses employing medical marijuana users, and entities seeking dispensary licenses. Attorneys interested in the medical marijuana policy who attend this seminar will gain a better understanding of:
- The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act;
- The rights of and constraints on patients for the purchase, possession and use of medical marijuana;
- How and when physicians will be able to recommend cannabis for their patients;
- The scope of forthcoming regulations;
- How the legal use of medical cannabis will affect employers; and
- How health care facilities can accommodate or restrict the use of medical marijuana.
Jonathan B. Loiterman, Lowis & Gellen LLP, Chicago
Jonathan Loiterman and Eric Berlin
Then join us on the web! This program will broadcast live via the Internet so attorneys can attend remotely. Click here for more information.
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. Overview of the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act
This in-depth overview examines the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, as well as how it affects physicians, hospitals, patients, and employers.
Eric P. Berlin, Jones Day, Chicago
10:15 – 10:45 a.m. The Illinois Department of Public Health and the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act
Don’t miss this discussion on the Illinois Department of Public Health’s role in implementing provisions for the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act and regulating medical cannabis. Patient identification cards and the scope of forthcoming regulations are also addressed.
Conny Moody, Assistant Deputy Director of Health Promotion, Illinois Department of Public Health, Springfield
10:45 – 11:15 a.m. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and the Compassionate use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act
Gain a better understanding of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s role in implementing provisions for the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Additional topics include: regulating medical cannabis, dispensary licenses, and anticipated regulations.
Jay Stewart, Division Director, Division of Professional Regulation, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Chicago