Taft attorneys Barry Maram and Michael D. Froelich presented "Medical Marijuana in Illinois/Illinois State Agency Perspective" at a June 13 CLE seminar hosted by The Seminar Group. Topics included the history of legislation, a description of the rulemaking process, elements of application for cultivators and distributors and the selection process.
Maram is a partner in Taft's Health & Life Sciences group. He has approximately 30 years of extensive legal experience in the areas of health care, government relations and public finance. Maram's expertise also includes healthcare information technology and tax-exemption/not-for-profit law. He is also well known for his experience with government and government regulations.
Froelich is a senior counsel in Taft's Litigation group. He has experience litigating on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of state and federal matters. Froelich is knowledgeable on all aspects of marijuana law, from the criminal aspects and banking concerns to real estate issues confronting a proposed medical cannabis business.