Scheril Murray Powell

Board of Directors

Education, Criminal Justice & Activist.


Scheril Murray Powell, Esq. is an Agricultural, Cannabis, and Dietary Supplement Attorney at Doumar, Allsworth, Laystrom, Voigt, Adair, and Dishowitz LLP.   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.  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 LLC, 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.  She is on the board for the Friends of Hemp and was a Founding Board Member for the 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. 

Educational Professional

Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Shenandoah University.

Criminal Justice

Lead role in documenting and publicizing racial disparities in marijuana arrests. 

Accomplished Activist

Previously served as NORML’s National Director where he developed the foundation for the organization’s activist network.

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 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.  As a Cannapreneur, Scheril is the President of Canna Headhunters, a staffing agency in the Cannabis Industry that connects Cannabis talent to opportunities.  She has been selected to present at a number of Cannabis Conferences including the South East Cannabis Conference The Hemp and CBD Expo in the United Kingdom, The American Bar Association Cannabis Symposium: “From Regs to Riches”,  the Women Grow Leadership Sumit,  the Emerge Conference, the U.S. Cannabis Conference, Canex Jamaica Conference, South East Cannabis Conference,  Cannaday, The University of the West Indies Caribbean Neuroscience Conference,  Women Grow Leadership Summit, The Kentucky Hemp Convention, The Kentucky State Hemp Symposium, the University of Technology Jamaican Medical Cannabis Integrated Symposium, The Women of Cannabis Conference, the Cannabis Science Conference, Detroit’s Canna Con, Florida Medical Marijuana Conference, and Canna-Ed Conference hosted by the Florida Cannabis Coalition. 

Scheril Murray Powell, Esq
Mary Lynn Mathre, President

Mary Lynn Mathre, President

Producing accredited educational seminars for health care professionals since 1995.About Mary Lynn (ML) Mathre is the President and Co-founder of Patients Out of Time and Past President and Founding Member of the American Cannabis Nurses Association (ACNA). Mary Lynn...

Melanie Dreher, RN, PhD, FAAN

Melanie Dreher, RN, PhD, FAAN

Distinguished research examining the health and development of women and children in Jamaica About Dr. Dreher is Dean Emeritus of the College of Nursing of Rush University in Chicago, Illinois. From 1997 until 2006 she served as Dean of the University of Iowa College...

Michael Jay Green, Treasurer

Michael Jay Green, Treasurer

Navy veteran, bookseller, attorney and all around eclectic cannabis renaissance man About Michael Jay Green serves of the Board of Patients Out of Time as its treasurer and on the membership, events & legal committees. He is also active as a member of the Board of...

Jon Gettman, PhD

Jon Gettman, PhD

Education, Criminal Justice & Activist.About Jon Gettman is an Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Shenandoah University.  He is best known in the medical cannabis community for his work on two unsuccessful efforts to have cannabis...

Irvin Rosenfeld

Irvin Rosenfeld

The second patient of the Compassionate Invesitgational New Drug program.About The longest surviving of the final four Federal Medical Cannabis patients in the United States. The Federal Government has been supplying me 10 Medical Cannabis cigarettes per day for over...

Brandon Wyatt, Esq

Brandon Wyatt, Esq

Decorated army combat solider, disabled veteran, activist and attorney.About Attorney Brandon L. Wyatt Esq., a decorated army combat solider and disabled veteran, is admitted to practice law in the state of Maryland. He received his Juris Doctorate from Howard...

Denis Petro M.D.

Denis Petro M.D.

Education and activism since 1997 About Denis Petro, MD is a Founding Director of Patients Out of Time. Dr. Petro is a neurologist and has researched cannabis use for Multiple Sclerosis patients and has served as an expert witness for many cases concerning medical...


George McMahon, Founding Director
Larry Hirsch, JD (Advisor)
Joanna McKee (Advisor)
Robert Randall (Advisor)
Tom Saint, (Advisor)
Barbara Douglass (Board member)
Mae Nutt (Board member)
Kevin Zeese, Esq.


Dr. Dustin Sulak  |  Sunil Kumar Aggarwal, MD, PhD  |  David Bearman, MD  |  Richard Bonnie, JD  |  Sandee Burbank  |  Ervin Dargan  |  Patrick Fourmy  |  Greta Gaines  |  Mara Gordon  |  Michael Krawitz  |  Bryan Krumm, RN  |  Laura Lagano, MS, RDN, CDN  |  Jim Miller  |  Mark Miller  |  Carl Olsen  |  Mark Pedersen  |  Angel Raich  |  Alice O’Leary Randall, LPN  |  John Rowlingson, MD  |  Ethan Russo, MD  |  Gary Storck  |  Mark Ware, MD, MSc, MRCP  |  Lennice Werth |  Don Wirtshafter, Esq.  |  Ken Wolski, RN, MPA


Al Byrne  |  Michael Aldrich, PhD. |  Elvy Musikka, IND Patient 


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