Johnny McGowan is an advocate and attorney for the cannabis industry. Johnny has been serving the expanding Washington, D.C. and Maryland medical cannabis and hemp markets since 2015. As industry counsel, Johnny has worked with license applicants, state licensed medical cannabis companies, medical caregivers, patients, ancillary cannabis service providers, industrial hemp companies and a full spectrum of other “ganjapreneurs.” Johnny is a founding member and managing partner of East Coast Cannabis Counsel, a boutique cannabis law firm based in Miami, Florida. Through EC3, Johnny intends to serve the growing Florida cannabis and hemp industries. Johnny received his legal education on the East Coast, earning a J.D. from New England Law, Boston. Johnny is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.