Tuesday, June 16, 2015

More Marijuana Law Updates

Lawyers have an ethical obligation to stay current on changes in the law. With marijuana law in its nascency, it's not just those attorneys representing pot users and not just attorneys in the West who have to keep up to date. Rulings in state courts will inevitably be persuasive law as other states adopt marijuana legislation (whether pro or con) but have no prior binding precedent to look to. And marijuana law isn't just a matter of criminal law---it now affects family law and employment law to name a couple of areas.

With that in mind, here are two interesting news stories from the past week:
And for those with questions about the state of marijuana legislation in Ohio, check out these sites: