Minnesota Attorney, Susan Burns, To Chair the First ABA Conference on the Cannabis Industry


Here’s the ABA press release ST. PAUL—This November the International Law Section of the American Bar Association will hold its first conference on the global legal aspects of one of the hottest emerging industries, cannabis and a local Twin Cities attorney is at the helm. Business attorney Susan Burns chairs the section’s Global Business of Cannabis conference November 10-12 in Denver, Colo. The Global Business of Cannabis conference is the first of its kind and will feature some of the world’s leading experts speaking on prominent issues in international cannabis law. “Attorneys serving clients from any section of the cannabis industry—or planning to do so–need to be sure they have the most current legal information in this dynamic market,” Said Susan Burns. “The cannabis industry affects U.S. and international business sectors ranging from agriculture to finance. Conference attendees will learn more about the global landscape for cannabis-related businesses.” “The U.S. market for cannabis is growing exponentially,” said Nancy Kaymar Stafford, Chair of the ABA’s International Law Section. “We’re pleased to have the opportunity to inform ABA members regarding trends surrounding the legal market for cannabis.” The report “Cannabis in the U.S. 2021 Mid-Year Market Update,” from New Frontier Data, projects revenue from the legal cannabis market will total $43 billion by the year 2025. Another 5.4 million Americans, or 2.4% of U.S. adults, will be registered patients in medical cannabis states within that same timeframe. The three-day conference will welcome notable speakers including Colorado Governor Jared Polis, Nancy Whiteman, CEO of Wana Brands, and U.S. Representative Ed Perlmutter (Colorado). Susan Burns of S Burns Legal PLLC is a business lawyer who works with emerging and scaling businesses based in the United States and Mexico-based businesses that are establishing a presence in the U.S. Her clients include companies in healthcare, technology,…

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