Daniel Harrington Discusses Professional Conduct after Medical Marijuana Legislation

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Daniel Harrington, member of Cozen O’Connor’s Subrogation and Recovery practice group, discusses the legal gray area many lawyers are facing after Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation authorizing the use of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. Last October, the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia bar associations took the position that the current Rules of Professional Conduct need to be revised to protect lawyers from advising clients on the growth, sale and use of marijuana as the drug remains illegal at the federal level. Daniel, a member of the PBA’s ethics committee, told Law.com that after the resolution from the PBA suggested changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct, “The president of the PBA sent that resolution to the Supreme Court in November.” Proposed changes to the resolution are likely to be published after the legislation is passed.


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