Jon Dedon Featured in Kansas City Star Article on Medical Marijuana in Missouri

Jon Dedon Featured in Kansas City Star Article on Medical Marijuana in Missouri

Lawmakers in Missouri are still questioning potential conflicts of interest within the medical marijuana industry.  Over 800 medical marijuana applicants were denied over the past month, and the Missouri House’s government started hosting hearings to inspect the medical marijuana program.  The primary cause for the hearings is the issue among lawmakers, and conflicts of interest that could have upset the balance and favored certain applicants. Kennyhertz Perry attorney Jon Dedon has been working diligently on appeals for medical marijuana denied applicants.

“Obviously, our client’s goal is to get a license,” Dedon said. “We think this is an argument that will further that goal.”

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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 attorney Jon Dedon is a former appellate litigator at an AmLaw-100 law firm, and has litigated numerous appeals before the Missouri Administrative Hearing Commission. In addition, he has assisted numerous groups submit medical marijuana license applications in Missouri.

Kennyhertz Perry partner Braden Perry spent time as a Senior Trial Attorney with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and is an experienced regulatory litigator matters.

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. As such, he is well acquainted with high-stakes litigation.

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 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.

Clients also benefit from Kennyhertz Perry’s experience in related areas of law, such as 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

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