Seth Hyman is the Business Development/Special Projects Director for Kelley Kronenberg and an integral member of the Regulated Substances Practice Group. Seth’s understanding and support to legalize medical marijuana is rooted in his personal experiences. His daughter Rebecca, has a severe genetic disorder which causes her to have frequent daily seizures. Oil extracted from a non-euphoric strain of cannabis has been shown to treat children with his daughter’s condition of intractable epilepsy. Seth has become one of the most visible faces in Florida’s burgeoning medical cannabis industry. He has been instrumental in lobbying for the Florida legislation to help his daughter and others thwart seizures and comfort those with epilepsy. Seth was a key figure throughout the lawmaking process for both House Bill 843 and Senate Bill 1030 in the 2014 Florida legislative session. He worked closely with legislators by providing input on the drafting of language for both bills and delivered powerful testimonies to the governmental committees. Seth has advocated for the state’s Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act and retains deep relationships with key decisions makers in federal and state government. Seth has significant experience navigating complex legislation and regulatory demands unique to legal cannabis operations. Seth draws on his firsthand experience with the medical marijuana laws in Florida, assisting in developing strategy, researching medical marijuana issues, and building and maintaining relationships with key players in the growing medical marijuana industry. Seth and his family have been featured on numerous television programs, in national print media, and has appeared on the covers of the Miami Herald and the Sun Sentinel.