The recreational cannabis industry has emerged in Spain, and with it comes a variety of opportunities and challenges. During this presentation, we will explore the process to get cultivation licenses for medical cannabis producers, leading products in the market, the social impacts of cannabis clubs, and the realities of the hemp market.
Please come with your questions as we explore the behind-the-scenes intricacies of Spains cannabis market.
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Kai has been a business and corporate lawyer in Germany for almost 17 years gaining wide range of experiences in the process. He is very familiar with the interconnectivity between national and European regulations, especially in regard to consumer protection, product safety and emerging new cannabis products. He has engaged in advocacy relating to cannabis beginning in early stages of his studies at Philipps University Marburg when the German Supreme Court ruled that small amounts of cannabis should not be criminalized. After medical cannabis was legalized in Germany, Kai started a legal blog (canna-biz.legal) on all the relevant new developments in the emerging cannabis market and became a legal expert especially for CBD products.
He regularly speaks at international cannabis conferences on topics of the German and European legal framework. Lastly he spoke at the ICBC Virtual Global Symposium in June 2020, at the First Asian Hemp Summit 2019 in Hong Kong and at the Cannabis Law Institute 2019 in New York. He has published articles on the Prohibition Partners platform and was cited by the Cannabis Law Report as well as the Canadian Globe and Mail. Kai co-founded the International Cannabis Bar Association which with an event in Berlin in April 2019. He consults major CBD and medical cannabis companies as well as a reputable online knowledge portal for medical cannabis and CBD.
Kai is member of the European Hemp Association (EIHA), the German Hemp Association (DHV), Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP Germany), and Advisory Board Member of the International Cannabis Bar Association (INCBA).
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born in 1972 in Löhne/Westf., Germany
studied law at the universities of Marburg, Adelaide (Australia), Cologne, and Berlin, first and second state exam (law degree)
worked as a legal expert at the press center of the German Federal Diet, worked for the Berlin District Court, for the Director of Public Prosecution in Berlin, for the Office for the Protection of the Constitution in Berlin and the Hong Kong Consulate General
www.canna-biz.legal (the legal cannabis blog)
"Founder and CEO of the law office S&F Abogados, Madrid, spain, who laywer specialize in the cannabis industry in Spain. Guillermo is a criminal defense attorney, who has been defending cannabis growers/producers, cannabis clubs, grow shops and Banks of seeds, for more than 10º years. He also is legal consultant and adviser to specific bussines focused on CBD and THC products sales in Spain and Europe. Addictionally, he provides legal advice to bussines, which specialize in growing hemp then distributing and selling to specific Europen markets.
Advises international companies interested in obtaining a license from the Spanish Medical Agency for grow medical cannabis whit THC and those who are interesting in applying for a license to the Spanish Medical Agency for CBD or THC extraccion.
In addiction, work on political advocacy at the national level, cooperating whit various organizations and grassroots committees which promote the reacreational and medical use of cannabis."
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