While France is known as the second largest hemp producer in the world, it remains one of the less developed cannabis markets. Nevertheless with the launch of the pilot program on medical cannabis in March 2021 and the expected changes in the CBD regulation following the CJEU’s decision of November 19, 2020, more and more companies are exploring options and opportunities to enter the French market where substantial growth is expected to be seen in the coming years. The purpose of this webinar is to provide a clear overview of the current regulatory landscape in France on both medical cannabis and wellness hemp/CBD and to answer some frequently asked questions in order to provide some practical tips as to what can be done or not and what to expect in the near future.
This program is eligible for 1 hours of General CLE credit in 60-minute states, and 1.2 hours of General CLE credit in 50-minute states. Credit hours are estimated and are subject to each state’s approval and credit rounding rules.
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|EU & Germany: Annual Review 2020 and Outlook 2021 by KFN+|
|cahier des charges cannabis thérapeutique (322.1 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|CJEU - Judgement of November 19, 2020 (8.3 MB)||Available after Purchase|
|EIHA Position paper on CBD Feb 2021 (308 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|INCBA Blog article - Kanavape case (484.1 KB)||Available after Purchase|
|Medical Cannabis in France - Regulatory landscape and specifications of the pilot programme (598.7 KB)||Available after Purchase|
Jason Moscovici is a partner, lawyer and biochemist with ROBIC, LLP, a multidisciplinary intellectual property law firm from Quebec, Canada. His IP practice specializes in regulated industries such as food, alcohol, cannabis, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, cosmetics, natural health products, advertising and consumer products.
Jason’s focus on the valorization and enforcement of intellectual property, as well as the numerous compliance issues that orbit regulated industries, have allowed him to quickly become one of the most trusted legal advisors to the emerging cannabis industry. His perspectives on compliance, intellectual property and the commercial hurdles related specifically to cannabis are routinely solicited by stakeholders in this space.
Jason leads ROBIC`s cannabis group and sits on the life sciences committee of the firm.
Marie Sanchez is a lawyer at the Paris and Quebec Bars. After starting her career in Singapore with a large pharmaceutical group, she practiced for nearly 10 years in renowned international firms before founding NOOA Avocats.
Specializing in regulatory and contractual aspects related to life sciences, she has also developed expertise in the field of therapeutic cannabis and well-being hemp. She regularly speaks within the framework of trainings as well as in conferences, in France and abroad.
She holds a Professional Master II in health industries law from the University of Montpellier I as well as an ESSEC-Mannheim Executive MBA.
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