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Jun 2, 2021

Today's guest is James Rieger, partner at Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP. He's also the Founder and Chair of its Cannabis Industry Practice Group. James has over 25 years of experience with a broad corporate and securities law practice with a focus on the cannabis industry. He is the current Chairman of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Business Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. He is also a contributor to Bloomberg Law's cannabis page and is a frequent lecturer and author on cannabis-related matters. Listen in as James shares his views on the cannabis space and where it’s headed. There has been quite a bit discussed on this topic, and you'll be interested to hear some of the legal hurdles that face this relatively new Industry. 

You will want to hear this episode if you are interested in...

  • Jame’s path to becoming partner at Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt [2:25]
  • 10,000-foot view of what’s going on in the industry and where it's headed [6:27]
  • Why is the cannabis industry such a controversial one from a legal perspective? [8:42]
  • How does illegality affect banking operations in cannabis companies? [12:22]
  • Where it industry is headed from a legislative standpoint [16:04]
  • As an attorney, what's James’ involvement with those in the cannabis space? [18:44]
  • Are alcohol and tobacco industries working to snuff the cannabis industry? [21:26]
  • Hurdles entrepreneurs and investors face getting into the cannabis industry [23:35]
  • Changes coming that may impact the cannabis industry in a big way [30:01]
  • What James did today that put him in the right mindset for success? [35:52]

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