Scheril Murray Powell, Esq. talks about the importance of FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act) compliance in your hiring process as you grow your hemp business.

Friday, Jul 16, 2021 @ noon

Scheril Murray Powell, Esq. is a Business Development Manager for Creative Services in their Cannabis Division. She is also an Agricultural, Cannabis, and Dietary Supplement Attorney at Doumar, Allsworth, Laystrom, Voigt, Adair, and Dishowitz LLP. She is also the acting Business Development Manager for Creative Services, Inc. (CSI) in their Cannabis Programs Division.

The Daily Business Review has named her one of the Top 12 Cannabis Attorney’s in Florida. Her practice covers both the Marijuana and Hemp Industries, specializing in Cannabinoid legalization and UK Novel Foods registration.

Scheril’s board activities include:

> serves on the Board of one of the oldest Cannabis Advocacy Organizations, Patients Out of Time;

> former Executive Director of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists of Florida;
> former Director of Federal Affairs for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services;
> serves on the Hemp Pilot Program Advisory Board for the University of Florida;
> serves on the Broward County, Florida Medical Marijuana Advisory Board;
> serves on the board for the Friends of Hemp and was a Founding Board Member for the U.S. Hemp Builders Association (not to be confused with the U.S. Hemp Building Association Foundation); and
> President of consulting firm Green Sustainable Strong, LLC.

In her spare time, Scheril volunteers with the Winrock Foundation delivering Marketing training to Farmers in Ghana, Africa.

In 2018, she was a recipient of the Crohns Foundation Blood, Sweat, and Tears Award, and the Cannabis Business Award’s Industry MVP Award.

She is former In-House Counsel for Sunflora/Your CBD Store and former In-House Counsel for Green Roads World.

She is a graduate of Florida International University College of Law.

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