The Directors Education Series: Cannabis Update for the Board 2020

Cannabis is one of the most difficult industries to understand with the myriad of state and federal laws. During this program we will review updates to Cannabis laws as well as potential pitfalls that arise when working with customers in this industry. We will also discuss potential solutions to current issues as well as policies to mitigate risk. Just understanding the issues involved with marijuana and hemp will help your Board make good decisions regarding this interesting and growing industry.

Other Topics Include:

  • Products of the cannabis plant and definitions
  • Where are we with the Safe Banking Act?
  • Understanding the current USDA regulations on hemp
  • How to write your policy and procedures for marijuana, hemp, or both
  • Making a decision is this new and uncertain industry

Subscribe to The Directors Education Series and provide your leaders with the guidance and tools needed to navigate the complexities of today's banking environment.

training features:

  • Includes Audio, Video and Powerpoint.
  • PDF Handouts
  • Discussion Questions
  • 20-25 minutes in length (Perfect to show at your monthly board meeting!)
This program is a breakout session from the Directors Education Series, which is a subscription based Library containing over 50 trainings specifically for your Board of Directors. For more information on the Directors Education Series click on or go to You can email questions to or talk with a representative by calling 1-800-831-0678.

Who Should Attend?

This program is recommended for your Executive staff including every member on your Board of Directors.

We are loving the program for our Directors. Training has now become a more regular event and the format and timing of the training is just right for the BOD. They have found the information very helpful in understanding their roles as directors.” — Maureen Daehn, CFO, Maple Bank

After 42 years in Banking and now a Director, the series enables me to continue my knowledge in this ever changing industry! You're never too old to learn, and being a Director it's our responsibility to continue to learn for the good of our organizations.” — Gerald Schmidt, Board Member, Stephenson National Bank and Trust