AZ High Court Says No to Letting Lawyers Help Cannabis Clients

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Arizona’s Supreme Court rejected a bid to repeal rules that threaten lawyers with disbarment if they help marijuana-related clients including businesses, a move that could have big implications if the state’s voters approve an initiative to legalize adult-use cannabis.

Arizona-based Capitol Media Services┬áreported the high court dismissed without comment a petition to permit lawyers to help clients possess, buy or sell cannabis under the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana law.

The decision effectively affirms rules that bar lawyers from aiding clients “in conduct that the lawyer knows is criminal,” Capitol Media Services┬áreported. The possession, use and sale of marijuana

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