How We Get to Regulation in the Hemp-Derived Cannabinoid Industry, Panel

Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm Thursday - Workshop Session 2

Location: Shoreline Room

Speaker(s): Joy Beckman, other industry professionals

A more in-depth look at one of the topics from the Wednesday All-Day Intensive Session “Hemp Cannabinoid Academy”. Knowing how we’ve built the legal framework we operate in gives us insight into what changes are likely in the future, and makes us better able to be the trusted retailer who can guide consumers through this complex product category.

Presented by Joy Beckerman, and other industry professionals.

Bio: Joy Beckerman

Joy Beckerman is an internationally renowned hemp industries pioneer, advocate and regulatory specialist who has been involved with the hemp and cannabis movements for over 30 years, and her extraordinary passion for this versatile, valuable crop is contagious! Among a world class list of roles, Joy is the Founder and Principal at Hemp Ace International, a consulting, legal support and expert witness firm serving the global community and Advisory Board Member of the Wirtshafter Collection Cannabis Museum, Environmental Living Industries and Colorado Hemp Works, America’s first post-prohibition hemp grain processing facility.

Joy has contributed thousands of hours to the hemp and cannabis movements across decades, including serving as President of the Hemp Industries Association, Executive Vice President of the U.S. Hemp Roundtable, and Director of the National Organization of the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), among other leadership positions. After many years of service to the Center for the Study of Cannabis & Social Policy (CASP), Joy’s volunteer energy focuses on CASP for which she now serves as President of the Board of Directors.