Can A Florida Lawyer Advise a Client About Medical Marijuana?


Can a lawyer ethically advise a client about medical marijuana legal under Florida state law but illegal under federal law? This article discusses the ethics between the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014; Amendment 2; Controlled Substances Act; and the ethical rules from Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Maine, Nevada, and Washington re marijuana business and law.

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