A Comprehensive Overview of Medical Marijuana Legal Issues
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Medical marijuana creates numerous opportunities for investors, business owners, healthcare providers and patients with qualifying conditions. It also creates a myriad of potential legal problems for those who misinterpret state law and fail to take into account the fact that marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance under federal law. It is essential that attorneys advising medical marijuana businesses, patients and healthcare providers have a firm understanding of state and federal laws, as well as business licensing procedures, taxation difficulties, financing pitfalls and more. Confidently navigate the many intricacies of medical marijuana law - order today!
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MICHAEL M. ARNETT is a sole practitioner with the Arnett Law Firm, where he focuses his practice on personal injury, criminal law, divorce law, civil practice and medical malpractice. Mr. Arnett is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma; and U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit; 1987, Oklahoma. Mr. Arnett earned his B.S. degree from Oklahoma State University and his J.D. degree from Oklahoma City University.
RACHEL BUSSETT-SIMCO is a trial attorney and has been practicing law in Oklahoma for the last 15 years. She is the owner of Bussett Law Firm, a boutique full-service law firm in Oklahoma City. Ms. Bussett-Simco and her team are the attorneys leading the fight to ensure proper implementation of SQ 788 in Oklahoma, and are poised to be one of the only law firms in Oklahoma that will be able to provide services to all aspects of the medical cannabis industry in Oklahoma. The firm practices in all areas, including civil litigation, business law, employment, criminal, family, personal injury, bankruptcy, Social Security, and tribal matters. Ms. Bussett-Simco is licensed to practice in all of Oklahoma’s state and federal courts, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Chickasaw Nation, and the state of Missouri. In addition to her legal practice, she is the president of Scissortail Acceleration Company, which is a preeminent cannabis consulting business in Oklahoma. Ms. Bussett-Simco and her Scissortail partners, Jayson “Giddy Up” Emo Jayson and Ryan Early, are Oklahomans leading the industry on industrial hemp, medical marijuana and the rapid development of the related law in the state. Ms. Bussett-Simco received her B.S. degree from Oklahoma State University and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
JOHN HICKEY is a shareholder with Hall Estill, where he handles litigation matters ranging from commercial litigation and construction law disputes to bankruptcy, labor and employment, and real estate litigation. His experience encompasses both federal and state courts in cases involving complex, multi-state commercial lawsuits and bankruptcy proceedings, as well as employment discrimination litigation and complex construction arbitrations. An experienced 30-year attorney, Mr. Hickey serves as the lead shareholder for the regulated substances practice. Licensed in Oregon and Oklahoma, he has been working with clients for a number of years in the regulated substances area, specifically in the restaurant and marijuana industries. From walking clients through the license application process to preparing agreements, he is knowledgeable in all aspects of the cannabis business. Mr. Hickey received his B.A. degree from the University of Indiana and his J.D. degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law.
LOGAN JONES is an attorney with JonesBrown, PLLC, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Together with a national network of attorneys, he is involved in representing clients in matters involving dangerous medications, defective medical devices, employment law, inmate abuse, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, workplace injury and wrongful death. Mr. Jones earned his B.A. degree from the University of Utah, his J.D. degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law, and a Master of Taxation from the University of Tulsa. Mr. Jones is a nationally recognized speaker and is actively engaged in the representation of cannabis business owners in Oklahoma. As one of the founders of Cannabis Business Professionals of Oklahoma, he provides guidance and counsel to business owners and operators on the formation and successful operation of these businesses given the evolving legal, legislative, compliance and regulatory environments. Mr. Jones is admitted to the Oklahoma Bar Association and the United States District Court for the Eastern, Northern, and Western districts of Oklahoma.
EVAN W. KING is the founding attorney of Evan King Law Firm PLLC. He founded the firm based upon the principles of fairness, integrity, and justice. He believes in fighting for what’s right and applies that principle every day. Mr. King focuses his practice in the areas of criminal defense and small business advisement. He received his B.S. degree from Cameron University and his J.D. degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Oklahoma and the Federal Western District of Oklahoma. Mr. King is actively a member of many legal clubs and associations, including Oklahoma Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and the Oklahoma County Bar Association.