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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

Deirdre Kamber Todd

Deirdre Kamber Todd, Esq., CHP

High or Dry? The Extraordinary Impact of Marijuana Legalization in 2020

CEC: 1 Medicolegal (ML)

 

When it comes to cannabis reform, Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” days are long gone. In this session, we will discuss the history, impact, and effect of cannabis legalization throughout the country. We will visit hot topics, including medical cannabis reform, legality issues in and outside the workplace, cannabis as a federally banned drug, discrimination issues arising from medical cannabis use, drug testing, medical research, and other hot topics relating to marijuana and medical cannabis today.

 

Attendees will learn:

  1. The past, present and future of cannabis reform in the United States.
  2. The use of cannabis versus other drugs (such as opioids and narcotics).
  3. Hot legal issues relating to marijuana legalization.
  4. Discrimination arising from the use of medical cannabis.
  5. The legal role of medical cannabis in healthcare testing and treatment.

 

Deirdre Kamber Todd is the managing partner with the Kamber Law Group, P.C., a next-generation law-firm located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. With over twenty years of experience in Pennsylvania and New York, our areas of practice include employment law, business law, civil litigation, LGBT rights, cannabis law, healthcare law, and HIPAA. In addition to her legal practice, Deirdre Kamber Todd has contributed to programs, webinars, professional development trainings, and articles for National Public Radio, Bloomberg’s Business Week, Society for Human Resource Management, Washington Post, the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, and many others. She has been honored with awards including Distinguished Lawyer, Top 10 in Client Satisfaction, Lawyers of Distinction, Top Twenty under Forty, Public Justice Foundation and the New York State Bar Association.

 

Ms. Kamber Todd earned her undergraduate degree from Brandeis University, her master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Limerick in Ireland, her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University, and postgraduate certifications in Social Media from Seton Hall and in HIPAA Security from Harvard.

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