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Weed & Wellness: Current Considerations for Lawyers Using Cannabis

Content Provider
Caron Treatment Centers
Product
CLE
Run Time
67 Minutes
Recording Date
07/28/2023
Presenter(s)
Eric J. Webber, Kate Appleman
Learning Method
On-Demand Training
Practice Area
Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Price $219.00

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Description

This course will examine current considerations of and issues with cannabis/marijuana in United States and how these impact lawyers. There is a review of cannabis legality and availability in different states, considerations of the use of medical marijuana, and a review of the physiology of addiction. Statistics on addiction rates and marijuana usage will also be presented. Impact on health and wellness of the general population and the legal profession in specific will be examined. Finally, a discussion of legal versus ethic use of marijuana by lawyers will be presented. Objectives: 1. Identify various levels of cannabis availability in the U.S. 2. Define and describe addiction as a physiological brain-based disease 3. Identify ways cannabis affects mental and physical performance 4. Identify various ethical and legal considerations of lawyers using cannabis

Literature

State Status Total Credits Type Of Credit Approved Thru
AlabamaApproved1.00General12/31/2024
AlaskaApproved1.00GeneralOn-going
ArizonaApproved1.00GeneralOn-going
ArkansasApproved1.00GeneralOn-going
CaliforniaApproved1.00Participatory07/27/2028
ColoradoApproved1.00General12/31/2025
ConnecticutApproved1.00GeneralOn-going
DelawareApproved1.00General07/27/2025
FloridaApproved1.50General04/30/2025
HawaiiApproved1.00General07/27/2025
IdahoApproved1.00General07/27/2028
IllinoisApproved1.00Mental Health/Substance Abuse08/23/2025
IndianaApproved1.00General09/28/2024
IowaApproved1.00General07/27/2024
KansasApproved1.00General08/20/2024
KentuckyApproved1.00General06/30/2024
LouisianaApproved1.10General09/12/2024
MainePending State Response0.00
MinnesotaApproved1.00General09/11/2025
MississippiApproved1.10General08/24/2024
MissouriApproved1.30GeneralOn-going
MontanaApproved1.00General06/28/2026
NebraskaApproved1.11General06/27/2025
NevadaApproved1.00Ethics12/31/2026
New HampshireApproved1.10General08/09/2026
New JerseyApproved1.00GeneralOn-going
New MexicoApproved1.10General08/09/2028
New YorkApproved1.00SkillsOn-going
North CarolinaPending State Response0.00
North DakotaApproved1.00General07/28/2026
OklahomaApproved1.50Ethics09/17/2024
OregonApproved1.00General07/27/2026
PennsylvaniaApproved1.00General08/20/2025
Puerto RicoApproved1.12General10/22/2024
Rhode IslandApproved1.00General06/30/2024
South CarolinaPending State Response0.00
TennesseeApproved1.12General08/24/2024
TexasApproved1.00General08/31/2024
VermontApproved1.00GeneralOn-going
VirginiaPending State Response0.00
WashingtonApproved1.00General06/27/2028
West VirginiaApproved1.34GeneralOn-going
WisconsinApproved1.00GeneralOn-going
WyomingApproved1.00General08/24/2024