If you’re looking to go into the cannabis business, ‘Cannabogada’ Jessica F. Gonzalez, Esq., has some hot tips for you. As a lawyer and marijuana advocate, she’s a leading expert on how one can enter the growing legal weed world.
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Jessica currently serves as a Cannabis and Intellectual Property attorney at Bressler Amery & Ross, as well as outside General Counsel for the national organization Minorities for Medical Marijuana. Jessica also sits on the Policy Committee for the national organization Minority Cannabis Business Association. Jessica was recently named one of NJ’s top 20 Cannabis Influencers for her work advocating for social justice and social equity for the minority community and one of the 21 people to watch in 2021 in the NJ cannabis industry.
As a cannabis attorney, Jessica assists cannabis clients navigate the legal cannabis and hemp industry in the areas of corporate, intellectual property and state licensing applications. As a sought-after speaker and contributor, Jessica has presented on both the municipal and state level on topics such as social justice/social equity, IP protection, cannabis legislation, state and federal banking and state cannabis licensing. Most recently, Jessica was a member of the NJ CAN 2020 coalition that ran the widely successful campaign for cannabis legalization in NJ.
ABOUT IN FULL COLOR
In Full Color is an award-winning organization that empowers women of color through education and the arts. We lead a storytelling revolution called Authentic Representation in theater, visual art, comedy, music, dance and other media. We empower women and other BIPOC of marginalized genders to be their best selves. We also educate, entertain and engage audiences of all colors and genders about diversity, equity, inclusion and justice.
We were previously known as Thinking In Full Color. IFC is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. For more information, visit http://www.InFullColor.org