Karma Koala Podcast 113 June 15th 2023. Lisa Pittman Gives Us On Over-Arching Look @ Cannabis & Hemp In The South

This week we chat with Lisa Pittman about cannabis & hemp in the south

We discuss developments across the south and how a more conservative approach can sometimes benefit the sector and other times not!

But, remember, the south isn’t one generic location and different states have different approaches depending uopn size, economic factors and yes even religion  gets a look in still when it comes to making decisions about cannabis

Will the south wait for Washington DC or forge their own path(s) ?

Listen to Lisa and find out


Website:- https://www.Pittman.Legal
email:- [email protected]
Phone:- 512-900-6310

Lisa Pittman focuses on litigation, regulatory compliance, and corporate matters. Throughout Ms. Pittman’s 25-year career, she has litigated and tried disputes relating to labor & employment, breach of contract, commercial banking, fraud, fiduciary duty, construction defect and injury, deceptive trade practices, premises liability, professional liability, and products liability. She also possesses extensive expertise in complex commercial insurance coverage matters, having both defended insurance companies and advocated for policy holders in commercial property, residential property, and life insurance matters.

Ms. Pittman is a pioneering figure in the emerging legalized hemp/cannabis industry in Texas. Ms. Pittman is an appointee to the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Industrial Hemp Advisory Council. She is also a non-resident fellow of the Drug Policy Program at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. Ms. Pittman presented the American Bar Association’s first marijuana law CLE at its annual meeting in New York City in 2017, resulting in the creation of the American Bar Association’s Task Force on Cannabis Law and Policy, and she is the Chair of the American Bar Association’s Cannabis Law & Policy Committee for 2021-2022.

From her participation in the nascent cannabis industry, Ms. Pittman has represented a broad range of clients from investors to ancillary service and product providers to “plant touching” companies — farmers, processors, manufacturers, laboratories, distributors, and retailers. Some of these clients have now expanded into other countries. In pursuit of becoming an authority in this area, she spent two years in Colorado, and she understands the many challenges facing marijuana and hemp businesses, such as tax, banking, insurance, and regulatory compliance issues, and she has grown a vast network of experts to assist in these areas. Ms. Pittman keeps abreast of the constantly evolving laws, news, and deals occurring in the cannabis industry internationally on a daily basis.

Lisa’s Song Choices

Tom Petty – Southern Accents
Southern Nights – Glen Campbell
Elvis –  Dixieland American Trilogy
Drive By Truckers Southern Thing

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