Services

  • Licensing
    • Procurement of cultivation and dispensary licenses for clients from appropriate state department regulators
  • Business zoning and jurisdictional issues
    • Commercial leasing and related legal issues and opportunities specific to clients’ operation in the medical cannabis industry
    • Essential property issues ranging from real estate asset forfeiture to zoning restrictions and more
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements and operational plans
  • Banking, financial services and monetary issues
    • U.S. Department of Treasury regulations
    • Use of traditional banking and financial services for legalized cannabis businesses
  • Venture capital and business financing arrangements
  • Taxation, employee benefits and compensation
    • Surcharges and taxes associated with individual state laws
    • Application of surcharges to sales or exchange of capital assets, depreciable business property, real property used for the business and intangibles of organization registrants
  • Trademark, patent and other intellectual property rights and issues
  • Advertising
    • Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
    • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Liability
    • Risk management for liability claims
    • Implementing precautions and limitations related to consumer use of medical cannabis

*Please be mindful that possessing, using, distributing and/or selling marijuana is a federal crime, and no legal advice we give is intended to provide any guidance or assistance in violating federal law nor will it provide any guidance or assistance in complying with federal law. Please also note that we are not advising you regarding the federal, state or local tax consequences of engaging in any business in this industry.