The New Political Frontier: Hemp Policy & Political Disruption in 2020
Come learn what Hemp Policy and Political Disruption will look like in 2020: With the onset of the Presidential Election year and the politics that come with election-year antics, hemp has a real chance at making significant political gains. This panel will focus on the latest from the USDA, the FDA, and what state and local governments are doing to carve their space to attract the new hemp economy.
Alex Buscher is the founder of Buscher Law, a firm with clients including cultivators, processors, retailers, exporters, investors, and product manufacturers.
Alex BuscherFounder and Principal Attorney at Buscher Law LLC
Alex Buscher, Esq. is the founder and principal attorney at Buscher Law LLC, a firm focused on regulatory compliance, corporate law, securities, trademarks, food & drug law, and commercial transactions in the legal cannabis industry. Current clients include cultivators, processors, retailers, exporters, investors, and retail product manufacturers. Alex has a wide array of regulatory, negotiation, and drafting experience through his work lobbying cannabis-related bills at the Colorado State Capitol, sitting on multiple state regulatory workgroups including Marijuana Sunset and the CHAMP initiative, and negotiating country music performance contracts at William Morris Endeavor in Nashville, Tennessee. During law school, Alex was integral in launching a highly innovative cannabis brand, where he learned first-hand the importance of conscientious legal, marketing, formulation, and business practices in such a layered and complicated industry. Alex earned his J.D. at Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver, and his B.A. in political science from Vanderbilt University.
Trent BushnerYuma County Commissioners
As a multi-term County Commissioner and ag producer, Commissioner Bushner has overseen the local permitting of hemp processing facilities as well as worked directly with hemp producers.