Attorney Ethics, Conflicts, Disclosures, and Risks

An attorney who represents a client engaged in marijuana-related activity faces numerous ethical issues and risks. For example, the attorney might be charged with a crime, along with the client, for aiding and abetting a federal crime under 21 USC §846. The attorney must make appropriate disclosures to the client regarding such risks and potential conflicts of interest

Progress Report

By Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy

This report dentifies three key issues related to the possibility of legalizing, taxing and regulating marijuana for adults to which the commission has devoted significant research and analysis during the past 18 months.

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Web Site: America's Weed Rush

This investigation of marijuana legalization in America is the 2015 project of the Carnegie-Knight News21 program, a national multimedia investigative reporting project produced by the nation’s top journalism students and graduates.

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