Attys Should Stop Using 2 Common Cannabis Industry Terms

By Joshua Mandell, Nicole Phillis and Yvette McDowell (July 13, 2020, 12:50 PM EDT) -- Attorneys understand the words we use matter. We speak and write with precision because communication is a critical part of our profession. Our job is to find the right words to communicate on any number of issues in any number of circumstances. For example, we craft contracts to avoid vagueness, we write briefs to persuade judges and we act as storytellers for juries.

Of course, our language evolves and changes to reflect the times we live in and the values we share. The Declaration of Independence declares that all "men" are created equal, but we understand women are included, too. It...

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