Partner Timothy Thornton to Speak on “Insuring Cannabis – Perspectives on Insurance Coverage for Cannabis-Related Businesses”

January 2017

Partner Timothy Thornton will participate on the panel, “Insuring Cannabis – Perspectives on Insurance Coverage for Cannabis-Related Businesses” co-presented by the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Sections (ABA TIPS) and Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, and Nossaman LLP. The event takes place on January 27, 2017.

Mr. Thornton will share his legal insight on insurance coverage for cannabis-related businesses, including:

  • Risk management considerations specific to cannabis-related business ventures and the different insurance coverages that are available.
  • How courts have addressed certain medical marijuana commercial coverage issues in California and other jurisdictions that have legalized marijuana for recreational use.
  • What California courts might do as coverage disputes arise in the future.

Please Note: This article is necessarily general in nature and is not a substitute for legal advice with respect to any particular case. Readers should consult with an attorney before taking any action affecting their interests.