Hilary explains the far reaching impacts of Washington States historic 502 initiative, legalizing marijuana for recreational use. She explores the complex issues pertaining to big business entering into the marijuana industry.
One of the premier cannabis business and regulatory attorneys in the United States. As chair of Harris Moure’s Regulated Substances practice group, which includes the Canna Law Group, she helps cannabis companies of all sizes with their cannabis related legal issues.
In 2013, based on her work in the marijuana industry, The Puget Sound Business Journal named Ms. Bricken one of seven Deal Makers of the Year. In 2014 and 2015, she was named a “Rising Star” and a “Top Rising Star of Washington Women Attorneys” by Super Lawyers Magazine. Also in 2015, the Puget Sound Business Journal named Hilary to its Top 40 Under 40 list for business and leadership. Hilary frequently testifies before local, state, and federal government bodies regarding cannabis regulations. She also authors a weekly column for Above the Law (a widely read attorney website) featuring content on marijuana policy and regulation, and is a regular contributor to and editor of her firm’s Canna Law Blog.
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