What a Long Strange (Legal) Trip It’s Been

The Cannabis, Alcohol and Regulated Industries Section of the Barristers Club presents

What a Long Strange (Legal) Trip It’s Been

Developing A Practice for Clients In, Or Serviced By, The Psychedelic Industry

Date Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Program 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour


Graham Pechenik
Calyx Law
Kathryn Tucker
Emerge Law Group


 Hannah Stitt

Panelists will review the evolving law governing psychedelic substances, and the revival of research into use of these substances for a variety of mental health conditions. They will discuss advocacy efforts to open access to these substances, including impact litigation and state legalization. They will discuss the nuts and bolts of practicing law within the nascent psychedelic law arena. Panelists will discuss how the emerging psychedelic industry may present issues and opportunities for attorneys practicing law in the areas of healthcare and intellectual property. 


  • History of the law governing psychedelic substances.
  • Overview of current impact litigation before the Ninth Circuit regarding the “right to try psilocybin.” 
  • Patent and other IP issues pertinent to psychedelic industry companies. 
  • How and why the rapidly developing psychedelic industry touches many practice areas. 

Section Co-Chairs

Adam Pearse, Edgcomb Law Group & Paige Pembrook, Ad Asta Law Group

Event Code: B211203

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8/17/2021 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
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