Cannabis in Real Estate – Legal and Practical Considerations

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Join us for an update on cannabis legalization and the intersection between cannabis-related property transactions and the title industry.

Event Details

  • Date: December 6, 2022
  • Time: 2 PM EST
  • Format: 70-minute CE/CLE webinar

About this event

Marijuana legalization is an escalating issue in much of the country. While still illegal at the federal level, a majority of states have enacted various forms of legalization. How has your state progressed on the issue? What are some of the legal and regulatory updates associated with cannabis? This session will answer these questions and provide an update on cannabis legalization; define key cannabis-related terms; instruct on title insurance underwriting and banking issues involving cannabis; and discuss a framework for providing standard real estate financial services for companies operating in this multi-billion-dollar industry.

This training will focus on:

  • Cannabis and hemp basics                                                           
  • The Controlled Substances Act of 1970
  • Guidance from FinCEN and the SEC
  • State legalization                
  • Title Insurance underwriting issues         
  • Guidelines for insuring cannabis property transactions
  • Proposed federal bills and federal legalization efforts
  • Protection to financial institutions working within the cannabis industry


This webinar offers continuing education (CE) and continuing legal education (CLE) credit to Doma agents and approved attorneys for select states.

  • CE credit (1 hour) has been approved for: AL, D.C., DE, FL, ID, IN, LA, MD, MO, MS, NM, PA, TN, UT, VA and WV. CE credit applications have also been submitted to NJ and OH.
  • CLE credit (1 hour) has been approved for: AL, CO, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MN, NJ, OH, SC, TN, VA and WA. CLE credit applications have also been submitted to IN, NC and VA.

Please note:

  • Receiving CE or CLE credit for this program is a benefit exclusive to Doma agents and approved attorneys. For more on becoming an agent or approved attorney, email


G. Leigh Curry, Esq.

Vice President, Regional Underwriting Counsel, Midwest
Doma Title Insurance, Inc.

James Rogers

Vice President, Mountain Regional Underwriting Counsel
Doma Title Insurance, Inc.


Kelly McCarel

Vice President, Agency Operations
Doma Title Insurance, Inc.