Cannabis & Confections: Policy Updates and Brand Protection
The cannabis landscape continues to change rapidly. In this session, attendees will receive an update on recent federal events that have made adding CBD and THC to FDA-regulated products much riskier. Attendees will also hear about the latest on federal cannabis legislation, FDA’s plans to address the patchwork cannabis regulatory system and how the 2023 farm bill could bring even more change to the hemp category. You’ll learn about the latest in cannabis copycats and what can be done to protect your brands and customers.
Mason WeedaPrincipal, Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz PC
Mason Weeda is a principal at Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz PC, where he is the head of OFW Law’s FDA Food Practice Group. In this role, Mason advises clients on all facets of the food and dietary supplement supply chain, including Food and Drug Administration, Federal Trade Commission and other related agency requirements. He is a highly regarded expert and frequent speaker on issues ranging from cannabis to preventive controls. In addition to counseling FDA-regulated entities, he also assists trade association clients with advocacy strategies involving federal and state policy issues.