Seth Tipton to Speak on Insurance Issues Facing the Cannabis Industry

Posted September 14, 2020

  • Seth Tipton to Speak on Insurance Issues Facing the Cannabis Industry

On September 15, 2020, Seth Tipton, a partner at Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor, will be a presenter on a NJICLE Webcast entitled Current Insurance Issues Facing the Cannabis Industry. This CLE class, presented in cooperation with the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) Insurance Law Section, NJSBA Cannabis Law Special Committee and the NJSBA Insurance Defense Special Committee, will take place 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more information or to register, please click here.

About the Program

As New Jersey tackles complicated issues surrounding the cannabis industry and contemplates legislation legalizing recreational use of cannabis in New Jersey, this program seeks to shed light on emerging insurance coverage issues and considerations impacting cannabis businesses who encounter insurance-related risks.

Cannabis businesses face insurance risks and hurdles. Standard general liability policies and the like, struggle to address the unique risks facing cannabis-related businesses. Following a brief review of state and federal law, the panel will shed light on many of the different risks and coverage considerations that the cannabis industry needs to be aware of, such as: (i) how general liability, product liability, and other types of traditional policies may address these risks; (ii) new insurance forms and policy language; (iii) developments in related areas of law, and (iv) what is happening around the country involving coverage for cannabis-related businesses.


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