Supreme Court allows lawyers to give medical marijuana advice

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 5/07 11:42 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Nevada lawyers are now allowed to give legal advice on medicinal marijuana.

On Wednesday, the Nevada Supreme Court amended the state's rules of professional conduct for lawyers to allow them to counsel clients on the state’s medical marijuana laws. The decision among the six-member panel was unanimous.

The new comment states that "a lawyer may counsel a client regarding the validity, scope and meaning of Nevada constitution Article 4, Section 38." Article 4, Section 38 is the state's medicinal marijuana law.

"The bar is gratified by the court’s appreciation of the urgency," said State Bar President Alan Lefebvre. "Our public officials will welcome the assistance of their highly competent and ethical public lawyers."
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND
WATCH OUR LIVE NEWSCAST

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.