Previous Events

Texas Marijuana Policy Conference

Date: November 20, 2020

Time: 10:00AM CT

Location: virtual

Cannabis Law

Lisa Pittman will speak  on” Texas Hemp: Rules, Regulations, and Rollout,” at the Texas Marijuana Policy Conference, November 20-21, 2020.

In 2019, the legalization of hemp went into effect nationwide. Texas responded by establishing an infrastructure for licensing and regulation through the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). Since then, TDA and industry leaders have worked to navigate this historic first growing season, overcoming regulatory and agricultural challenges.

Lisa and fellow panelists, Shawn Hauser with Vicente Sederberg LLP and Dan Hunter with Texas Department of Agriculture will discuss the federal and state rule-making process, Texas’ regulatory climate for hemp, and the 2020 growing season so far.

Texas Marijuana Policy Conference

Date: November 20, 2020

Time: 10:00AM CT

Location: virtual

Cannabis Law

Andrea Steel will speak on “What can Texas Learn from other states?” at the Texas Marijuana Policy Conference, on November 21, 2020.

In 1996, California was the first state to legalize medical marijuana. Since then 35 additional states followed suit and 15 states have chosen to repeal marijuana prohibition entirely, legalizing responsible adult use of the plant.Texas is late to the table, but increasingly, lawmakers are considering the prospect of meaningful reform. We have the benefit of learning from other states’ mistakes and implementing policy that works for Texas.

Andrea and fellow panelists will discuss Texas’ opportunities and key provisions that should be included in legislation, including reasonable levels of taxation, social equity programs, and product diversity.

National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) Annual Conference

Date: November 18, 2020

Time: 1:45PM ET

Location: virtual

Affodable Housing

Coats Rose is a sponsor of the 2020 National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) Annual Conference program “HUD Roundtable on Repositioning.” Coats Rose director Mattye Gouldsby Jones will introduce the panel.

In this roundtable session, top HUD officials explain PHA repositioning tools, when each tool is appropriate and how to make the most of each tool.

2020 Cannabis Law Institute

Date: October 20, 2020

Time: 12:15-1:15PM PST

Location: Online Event

Cannabis Law

Andrea Steel, Co-Chair of the Cannabis Business Law Practice Group at Coats Rose, P.C.Andrea Steel will be a panelist speaking on “USDA versus State Rules,” Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 12:15-1:15PM PST at the 2020 Cannabis Law Institute hosted by the International Cannabis Bar Association.

Hemp Facts and Fiction: Medicinal and Industry Applications – EarthX Young Professionals

Date: September 30, 2020

Time: 12:00PM - 1:00PM CT

Location: Zoom

Cannabis Law

Andrea Steel will speak on a panel regarding “Hemp Facts and Fiction: Medicinal and Industry Applications” at a EarthX Young Professional (YPX) virtual program on September 30, 2020.

Texas NORML Cannabis Kickoff 2020

Date: August 18, 2020

Time: 1:00PM - 6:00PM

Location: Flamingo Cantina (515 E 6th St, Austin, Texas 78701)

Cannabis Law

Lisa L. Pittman will provide updates on the status of Texas hemp law at this event focused on Cannabusiness. The event will include speakers, live music, and more at the historic Flamingo Cantina on 6th Street. Coats Rose is a sponsor of the event.

CBD Expo South – "2020 INSIGHT: CBD Regulations in Texas"

Date: July 11, 2020

Time: 1:30PM - 2:15PM

Location: Hilton Houston North in Houston, Texas

Cannabis Law

Andrea Steel will be a panelist discussing CBD Regulations in Texas.
Abstract: As we move into the first calendar year, the DEA no longer considers Hemp to be a controlled substance, the regulation of hemp industry finally moves towards a place of clarity. As banking and production rules and taking shape on a federal level, individual states move to craft plans that will fit their particular localities. Understanding how states operate is crucial to running a compliant and successful national brand. As a legal medical marijuana state with a wide spread hemp industry, Texas regulators are crafting their own way. Between recent decisions to functionally decriminalize cannabis, alongside executive orders banning smokable hemp and creating a registry for CBD sellers there is a lot to know about operating in the Lone Star state.

 

A Night at the Museum Honoring Larry and Suzie Johnson

Date: April 23, 2020

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Sugar Land Heritage Museum (198 Kempner Street, Sugar Land, Texas)

Coats Rose is proud to sponsor A Night at the Museum, Honoring Larry and Suzanne Johnson, an event to be held at the Sugar Land Heritage Museum, produced by the Sugar Land Heritage Foundation.

24th Annual Strong, Smart & Brave Celebration Breakfast – Girls Inc. of Greater Houston

Date: April 9, 2020

Time: 7:00AM - 9:00AM

Location: The Houstonian Hotel (111 N Post Oak Ln., Houston, TX 77024)

Coats Rose is proud to continue our support of the annual Strong, Smart & Brave Celebration Breakfast benefiting Girls Inc. of Greater Houston.

24th Annual Strong, Smart & Brave Celebration Breakfast – Girls Inc. of Greater Houston

Date: April 9, 2020

Time: 7:00AM - 9:00AM

Location: The Houstonian Hotel (111 N Post Oak Ln., Houston, TX 77024)

Coats Rose is proud to continue our support of the annual Strong, Smart & Brave Celebration Breakfast benefiting Girls Inc. of Greater Houston.

CBD Training Academy – Success Webinar – Legal, FDA, USDA Regulatory Update

Date: March 11, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM PDT

Location: Free Webinar

Cannabis Law

Andrea Steel is speaking on the CBD Training Academy – Success Webinar – Legal, FDA, USDA Regulatory Update, hosted by the CBD Training Academy. To register, click here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Texas Hemp Growers Master Class – Big Spring

Date: March 7, 2020

Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Location: Big Spring, Texas

Cannabis Law

Andrea Steel will present at the Texas Hemp Growers Master Class, a half-day Master Class covers everything growers need to know to be successful with hemp


 
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