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What’s Next? Marijuana Legalization and Impacts on Business

Eric Alvarez, an Associate of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will co-present the webinar, “What’s Next? Marijuana Legalization and Impacts on Business,” hosted by the Somerset County Business Partnership.

Marijuana Legalization

Eric will be joined by Ryan Brandt, Senior Manager at WithumSmith+Brown, Lynn Donaldson, CEO of ConnectA Pharma Resource, and Sarah Trent, Founder of NJ Cannabis Certified. Speakers will discuss various issues related to:

  • The impact of legalization on business communities
  • Tax implications
  • The legal nuances to consider
  • Available courses to further cannabis law education

When: Wednesday, May 26, 2021

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Register for Norris McLaughlin, Attorneys at Law, Legal Events in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

This webinar costs $10 for SCBP members and $20 for non-members.

About Eric Alvarez

Eric concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation in both state and federal court. He represents businesses of all shapes and sizes—from closely-held partnerships to international corporations—in a wide range of litigation matters, including general commercial litigation, consumer fraud, product liability, and franchise disputes. Eric understands that every litigation is unique, as are the parties involved in it. He approaches each case focused on achieving the best possible result for his client based on that client’s individual objectives and goals.

A resident of Somerset County, Eric is active in the local bar association and the Somerset County Business Partnership, where he serves on its Board of Directors. He maximizes his previous “Big Law” experience and better serve his clients’ needs with the firm’s depth and breadth of experience, nimble market position, and focus on assisting businesses and individuals in the local community prosper.

Eric advises clients on compliance with state and federal laws and regulations relating to production, research, and testing of cannabis and cannabis-derived products such as cannabidiol (“CBD”). He also represents brand owners and representatives in the food, beverage, and hospitality industry in complex commercial litigation, including manufacturer/distributor disputes, consumer claims defense, and intellectual property/trade secret litigation.