Braden Perry Featured in an Article on the Effect of COVID-19 on the Cannabis Industry

Braden Perry Featured in an Article on the Effect of COVID-19 on the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis industries are less likely to benefit from the stimulus package funding from COVID-19, due to its current legal status. In an article on HortiBiz.com, Braden Perry discusses some potential options for cannabis industries to gain assistance during this pandemic. Cannabis is still considered a Schedule 1 narcotic, which is why they are deemed ineligible for federal assistance.

“Other than the federal government, cannabis ventures may find support on the state level or through a credit union, according to regulatory and government investigations Attorney Braden Perry. The Kansas City-based legal professional and former federal enforcement agency attorney told Green Flower, “Marijuana companies that need assistance would need to inquire with their state to see if non-federal funding would be available or discuss funding options with a local bank or credit union.”

To read the article in full: https://www.hortibiz.com/news/?tx_news_pi1%5Bnews%5D=34148&cHash=d8ffee5e6ebc1be284f5a09cceb04b22

About Kennyhertz Perry’s Medical Marijuana Practice Group

Kennyhertz Perry advises clients on a wide range of medical marijuana compliance and regulatory matters. Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry spent time as a Senior Trial Attorney with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and is well equipped to assist with the banking and other financial issues related to the medical marijuana industry.

Kennyhertz Perry partner John Kennyhertz is former in-house counsel at a private equity firm, and has structured transactions for very small and very large clients alike. He has substantial experience in highly-regulated industries such as online lending, and industries with rapidly-evolving regulations, such as cryptocurrency. He provides medical marijuana operational and compliance counseling and offers advice on appropriate modifications of transaction structure and documentation.

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Ben Tompkins is a former federal prosecutor in Los Angeles as well as a former Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice Tax Division. He is well versed in providing advice regarding the ever-changing tax landscape in the medical marijuana industry.

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Arthur Chaykin is a former law school professor and head of litigation at Sprint. He is an expert on intellectual property law, and devises creative solutions to protect client’s IP in the medical marijuana industry, even when certain federal protections are unavailable.

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Jeff Donoho is an expert in small business formation and government compliance. His knowledge of the labyrinthine medical marijuana application process helps him provide detailed guidance to clients.

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Mit Winter is a former partner at an AmLaw 100 law firm. An expert litigator, his skill in anticipating issues before they become serious problems is valuable to all clients, and particularly those in the medical marijuana industry. In addition, his skill as a writer makes him a valuable asset to our application writing team.

Kennyhertz Perry attorney Jon Dedon previously worked in the appellate litigation division of an AmLaw 100 law firm. Jon has worked extensively on marijuana and hemp-related regulatory compliance for numerous financial institutions and payment processors. His contacts with executives in marijuana businesses in Washington, California, Michigan, New York, Illinois, Ohio, Oklahoma and California, as well as internationally in Germany, Canada, Colombia, and Australia prove valuable when advising clients regarding medical marijuana in Missouri.

Clients also benefit from Kennyhertz Perry’s experience in related areas of law, such as litigation, banking, securities, tax, intellectual property, employment, insurance, and its regular practice before the Missouri administrative agencies and courts. Medical marijuana clients choose Kennyhertz Perry because the firm’s lawyers tailor their advice to the unique issues presented by each matter they handle.

To learn more about Kennyhertz Perry, LLC, please visit kennyhertzperry.com.

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