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Growing Pains: Financial Distress in the Cannabis Industry and Strategies for Managing Risks

Published: November 01, 2023 | Categories: All News, Law

A Panel Discussion

Interior of a Cannabis Greenhouse.

Western New England University (WNE) is proud to present a panel discussion titled "Growing Pains: Financial Distress in the Cannabis Industry and Strategies for Managing Risks." This insightful event is scheduled to take place on November 15, 2023, from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Blake Law Center, Law Commons.

This thought-provoking discussion is open to the public and promises to shed light on the challenges and opportunities within the ever-evolving cannabis industry. In addition to gaining valuable insights, attendees will have the opportunity to network and engage with distinguished professionals in the field.

The event will feature prominent panelists with extensive expertise including Christine Baily, Founder of C Baily Law LLC and Former General Counsel of the Cannabis Control Commission, Frank Morrissey, Partner at Morrissey, Wilson & Zafiropoulos, LLP, and Lecturer at Boston University School of Law and New England Law/Boston, Christine Gervais, Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A.) at Cultivate Consulting and Epiphany Consulting Group, and Julie E. Steiner, Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Legislative and Government Affairs at Western New England University School of Law.

Topics to be discussed include the financial challenges facing the cannabis industry, risk management strategies, and the legal and regulatory landscape. Attendees will gain valuable insights into the evolving cannabis market, and the panelists will share their expertise on navigating financial distress and managing risks effectively.

Pizza and beverages will be provided. This is a fantastic opportunity to engage with experts in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Registration is required. Please visit to register.