... interpreting the state’s ethics rules.
But the court refrained from answering the question whether lawyers could use marijuana without facing discipline under the rules.
Obviously, marijuana — including possession of any amount — is still a crime under federal law, so the legal advice Colorado lawyers give has got to include the advice about federal law. Selling marijuana is a felony, carrying very high penalties, so it amazes me to see businesses openly stocked with massive amounts of marijuana.
Here's a photo I took last week in Boulder:
That's sign for a medical marijuana shop. It was interesting to see that many existing medical marijuana outlets are avoiding expanding into the now-permitted recreational business. Meade talked to some shopkeepers, and it seems that the clientele and shopkeepers at the medical places like the existing ambiance and don't want to mix with the recreational crowd. They like the medical vibe.