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CHAPTER 16A. MEDICAL CANNABIS ACT.

ARTICLE 15. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS.

§16A-15-2.  Financial and employment interests.

(a)  Financial interests. — A public official, or an immediate family member thereof, shall not intentionally or knowingly hold a financial interest in a medical cannabis organization or in a holding company, affiliate, intermediary or subsidiary thereof, while the individual is a public official and for one year following termination of the individual’s status as a public official.

(b)  Employment. — No public official, or an immediate family member thereof, shall be employed by a medical cannabis organization or by any holding company, affiliate, intermediary or subsidiary thereof, while the individual is a public official and for one year following termination of the individual’s status as a public official.

(c) For purposes of this section, “public official” and “immediate family” shall have the same definitions as those phrases are defined in section three, article one, chapter six-b of this code.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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