NYSBA Issues Ethics Opinion 1024 on Counseling Clients on Medical Marijuana Law
On September 24, 2014, the New York State Bar Association issued its opinion on counseling clients on medical marijuana law. According to NYSBA,
In light of current federal enforcement policy, the New York Rules permit a lawyer to assist a client in conduct designed to comply with state medical marijuana law, notwithstanding that federal narcotics law prohibits the delivery, sale, possession and use of marijuana and makes no exception for medical marijuana.
Read the entire opinion here.