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Scheril Murray Powell

Scheril Murray Powell

Adjunct Instructor

Scheril Murray Powell, Esq. is an Agricultural, Cannabis, Dietary Supplement, and Trade Attorney. She is Of Counsel at Feldman Legal Services in New York and is with Doumar, Allsworth, Laystrom, Voigt, Adair, and Dishowitz LLP in Florida. Scheril is the Chief Operating Officer of the 501(c)3 non-profit organization the JUSTUS Foundation, and Chair of the Broward County Medical Marijuana Advisory Board, which advises the County on Marijuana related policies and positions. She is the Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Sub-Committee of the ASTM D37 Committee. Honeysuckle Magazine recognizes her as one of the Top 28 Black Shapers of Drug Policy, Cannabis, and Psychedelics. The Daily Business Review has named her one of the Top 12 Cannabis Attorney’s in Florida. In 2022, she was named one of High Times 100, an annual recognition of the industry’s top leaders and influencers. Her practice covers both the Marijuana and Hemp Industries, specializing in Cannabinoid legalization and UK Novel Foods registration. She is a Florida-licensed Hemp Farmer and is a Research Farmer for the University of Florida. Scheril serves on the Board of one of the oldest Cannabis Advocacy Organizations, Patients Out of Time.

Past Courses

Cannabis and Social Equity Policy

This course will take a deep dive into the existing and emerging cannabis-related policies of New York State. Currently the State is hoping to...