Burr's Tucker Herndon and Emily Taube Featured in Nashville Business Journal on Possibility of Legalized Medical Marijuana in Tennessee

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In an article published on Friday, January 12 in the Nashville Business Journal, Tucker Herndon and Emily Taube expand on legislation to legalize medical marijuana and the potential economic benefits the legalization of marijuana may bring, particularly to Tennessee. Though medical marijuana provides many positives, the industry faces significant obstacles from the federal government and its lumped classification of LSD, heroin and marijuana as Schedule 1 Controlled Substances. The Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment prohibits the aiding of federal funds to prosecute the medical marijuana industry, and it is up for renewal on Friday, January 19. This year's outcome regarding the amendment's renewal - or lack thereof - will surely determine Tennessee's decision surrounding a marijuana bill.

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