Prof. Jason Brandeis, Legal Studies faculty, provided a perspective on Alaska marijuana law and regulations at the Cannabis Law Institute in Denver, Colorado, July 28-29. Presented by the National Cannabis Bar Association and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, the two-day event focused on legal issues facing attorneys and businesses in the cannabis industry. Prof. Brandeis was invited to participate in a panel discussion of the laws and regulatory systems of the western states. He gave an overview of Alaska's regulatory and licensing framework and the unique challenges and controversies the industry faces in Alaska.
Prof. Brandeis teaches courses on the American legal system, constitutional law, and civil liberties, and is a frequent speaker on constitutional law and other legal topics. Prof. Brandeis also maintains a private law practice through which he advises clients on marijuana law and policy questions. He has also provided legal services to the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska