Changing Marijuana Industry Keeps Attys On Their Toes

Law360, New York (August 11, 2017, 6:35 PM EDT) -- Attorneys considering entering the relatively new and volatile world of marijuana law need to educate themselves about the ethical rules and regulatory minefields surrounding the nascent industry, according to experts speaking Friday morning at a continuing legal education panel in New York City.

The compliance requirements for companies that operate in this legal gray area and the obligations that their attorneys must operate under present a tangle of unique challenges, which a panel of pot attorneys, including in-house counsel at cannabis companies and a former federal prosecutor, endeavored to unpack.

"Things in the cannabis world move very quickly. Changes in regulations...

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