Scheril Murray Powell, Esq. is a licensed Agricultural, Cannabis, and Dietary Supplement Attorney. She enjoys spending time with her son Judah and their Lionhead Rabbit, Bolt Bunny. The Daily Business Review has named her one of the Top 12 Cannabis Attorney’s in Florida. She has experience in both the Marijuana and Hemp Industries, specializing in Cannabinoid legalization and UK Novel Foods registration. Scheril serves on the Board of one of the oldest Cannabis Advocacy Organizations, Patients Out of Time. She is the former Executive Director of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists of Florida and former Director of Federal Affairs for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Scheril also serves as the Director of Business Development of Cannabiziac.com, an incubator, accelerator and co-working community catering solely to cannabis-related businesses. Scheril is on the Hemp Pilot Program Advisory Board for the University of Florida and serves on the Broward County, Florida Medical Marijuana Advisory Board. She is 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). She is also President of consulting firm Green Sustainable Strong, LLC. In her spare time she 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 has recently transitioned to a vegetarian diet and has started kickboxing classes with her son.