This special presentation from Zuber Lawler comes from Benzinga’s Virtual Cannabis Capital Conference that took place on October 15. Click here for more coverage of this event with presentations from some of the top CEOs, investors and lenders in the cannabis space.
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At the most recent Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference, veteran appellate and trial court litigator Robert A. Mandel, Zuber Lawler’s first Phoenix-based Partner, spoke with Jessica Billingsley, CEO of Akena Corp (NASDAQ: KERN), about the symbiotic nature of medical and adult-use cannabis markets and new ballot initiatives for cannabis reform.
Ahead of the November 3rd election, seven ballot initiatives for cannabis were up for vote. Mandel opened the conversation by querying Billingsley about public opinion on cannabis reform and the possible future effects of these initiatives.
“Polling data indicated strong support for cannabis reform pretty much across the board,” said Billingsley. “The last time we saw this many [ballots] was in the last presidential election in 2016 when eight of …