He works with clients through the application and licensing process, helping to site and secure real estate and maintain ongoing regulatory compliance.
Brian was the chair of the Committee for Responsible Regulation, which coordinated the successful 2013 campaign to implement statewide excise and sales taxes on the sale of adult-use marijuana in Colorado and was awarded the Justice Gerald Le Dain Award for Achievement in the Field of Law that same year.
Brian has conducted over 1000 interviews in local, state and national press regarding marijuana policy, and in 2014 The Guardian (UK) dubbed him "the industry's de facto spokesman." Vicente's expertise in marijuana policy is highly sought after, and has led to him serving as a formal advisor to local, state, and federal governments—most recently he assisted with Uruguay becoming the first country in the world to fully-regulate the adult marijuana market.
Christian was also an integral part of Colorado's Amendment 64 campaign, acting as core volunteer for the campaign, representing the campaign on Governor Hickenlooper's Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force, and leading the campaign's legislative implementation team in the Colorado legislature by coordinating the implementation of the Colorado legislative and regulatory structure related to adult-use marijuana. As managing partner of the Massachusetts office, Adam represents the firm's growing base of Massachusetts medical marijuana clients, with a particular emphasis on licensing, corporate, and regulatory matters.
Christian sat on the executive committee of the Committee for Responsible Regulation, which coordinated the campaign to establish statewide excise and sales taxes on the sale of adult-use marijuana in Colorado. Adam has chaired multiple CLE's relating to marijuana law, and has testified before numerous municipal and regulatory bodies regarding marijuana policy and compliance.
Charlie is admitted to practice in both Colorado and New York.
Alicia Ashcraft, Esq., is of counsel to Vicente Sederberg LLC and represents the firm's growing base of Nevada medical marijuana clients, with a particular emphasis on regulatory and compliance matters.Our attorneys have more than three decades of combined experience representing clients in the marijuana industry and working on marijuana policy reform.They do not just advise clients on the law; they help to shape the laws and regulations themselves.After graduating from the University of Colorado School of Law, Christian focused his practice on representing businesses with a primary focus on real estate, private equity, commercial, and corporate transactions.Since the inception of Colorado's state regulated medical marijuana program, Christian and the firm have provided a wide range of real estate, transactional and regulatory assistance to the marijuana community.Josh's work has been highlighted in the Denver Post, Colorado Springs Gazette, Westword, Kush Magazine, West Coast Leaf, and Colorado Springs Independent. Since 2012, with VGR Law Firm, PC, and now Vicente Sederberg LLC, Valerio has worked to site cannabis businesses in Massachusetts and across the country.