What you need to know about Ohio’s medical marijuana industry from an Ohio medical marijuana attorney.
This Saturday, February 25, I will be speaking on a panel at the MPP Ohio Canna-Business Seminar in Columbus. My firm, Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA, is also one of the event’s sponsors. MPP promises “a deep dive into Ohio’s emerging medical cannabis program… Continue Reading “Join me at the Ohio Canna-Business Seminar!”
Hi everyone – it’s been a little while since I’ve posted here. Our family moved, work got busier than anticipated (which is a good thing), and all of that occurred right smack in the middle of the holiday season. But fear not, the Ohio… Continue Reading “Medical Marijuana in Ohio in 2017”
Bringing the uproar surrounding attorney representation of Ohio medical marijuana clients largely to an end, on September 20th the Ohio Supreme Court formally adopted an amendment to Prof.Cond.R. 1.2(d). The new Rule 1.d(d) reads: (d)(1) A lawyer shall not counsel a client to engage, or assist… Continue Reading “Ohio Supreme Court formally adopts Amendment to Rule 1.2, clarifying that Ohio lawyers can advise medical marijuana companies”
The recent advisory opinion issued by the Ohio Supreme Court Board of Professional Conduct has led to a myriad of concerns among lawyers and others in Ohio’s medical marijuana community. Thankfully, the Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court is aware and the Court… Continue Reading “Attorney Ethics and Legal Marijuana: Amendments Proposed to Rules 1.2 and 8.4”
“The war on drugs has been an utter failure. We need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws. We need to rethink how we’re operating the drug war.” – Then-Senate-Candidate Barack Obama, January 2004 “I don’t mind a debate around issues like decriminalization .… Continue Reading “The Obama Administration and the War on Drugs”
With the news that there are two medical marijuana initiatives currently collecting signatures for inclusion on the Ohio ballot in November, I thought it might be a good idea to examine some of the science behind medical marijuana. This is certainly not a medical… Continue Reading “Marijuana as Medicine”