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Agricultural Law

Jillian Hishaw, Esq. LL.M


Jillian Hishaw, speaker

Session Topic will focus on cannabis from an agricultural law perspective.  Hishaw will offer information about what you will need to do before and after cannabis is legalized on a state and federal level.  As a cannabis farmer, you will have to take on all of the responsibilities of a traditional farmer.  You will need to comply with all of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards including registering your farm, purchasing crop insurance, etc. You will learn about USDA programming along with the need for more social equity within the cannabis space. 

Hishaw is Founder & CEO of Hishaw Law LLC; F.A.R.M.S., and author of "Don't Bet the Farm on Medicaid." Hishaw is well-versed in the area of agricultural law, civil rights, estate planning and was recognized as a "Food Changemaker" by Clif Bar Co., and has been featured in O (Oprah) Magazine, The Atlantic, Vice News, Seniors.com, and more. Hishaw has nearly 15 years of professional experience and is a former EEO Adjudicator of the Office of Civil Rights within the US Department of Agriculture in Washington DC. 

Hishaw Law & Consulting is comprised of Jillian Hishaw and cannabis law consultants which are experienced professionals in the field.  Hishaw is a former state policy Committee member of the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), writer of “Congress Will Likely Legalize Hemp in the Farm Bill,” published in Civil Eats (Dec. 2018); “HBCUs Underfunded, Hemp Could Change That,” published New Food Economy (June 2018). Hishaw has presented on the legalities of cannabis/hemp as it relates to agricultural law at various events including a Fall workshop session at the Diasporic Alliance Cannabis Opportunities (DACO) in Philadelphia, PA.  Hishaw, currently provides technical assistance to hemp farmers in the Southeast.  To learn more about Hishaw please visit www.jillianhishaw.com