Criminal Liability: For Attorneys

Though the recreational use of marijuana is legalized in some states, marijuana possession, sale, and use is illegal under federal criminal statutes. This creates risks for attorneys who advise or counsel clients who engage in the marijuana industry. These articles address prosecutions of attorneys for operating outside their respective state or federal laws.

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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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