Cannabis

Our corporate attorneys are here to help you grow your cannabis business with confidence.

Howard & Howard attorneys are licensed in multiple states across the country representing various clients in the cannabis cultivation, processing and dispensary businesses. Representing all sectors of the market nationwide uniquely positions our attorneys to help clients understand the complex regulatory landscape involved in participating in or providing ancillary services to the medical and adult use marijuana industry. Whether you are looking to enter the industry, invest in it, contract with its businesses, or simply understand how marijuana laws will impact your existing business, we will assist and guide you.

Our attorneys provide guidance on:

  • Licensing for Cultivation, Processing, Testing, Transporting and Dispensing
  • Whole Sale and Retail Hydroponic Sales and Related Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Entity Formation
  • Zoning
  • Tax
  • Understanding Federal vs. State law Conflicts
  • Interacting with Local Municipalities
  • Investing in Medical Marijuana Facilities
  • Patent and Trademark Protection
  • Contract Negotiations and Drafting
  • Sales and Leasing Transactions
  • Business Plan Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Application Assistance
  • Business Connections
  • Insurance
  • Banking
  • Anti-Money-Laundering
  • Litigation

Howard & Howard attorneys with backgrounds in tax, franchise, real estate, intellectual property, labor, employment, securities and environment are here to assist your legal need. The depth and breadth of our experience allows us to provide our clients with unmatched advice and direction, making Howard & Howard an all-encompassing law firm for your medical marijuana business needs. We understand every legal aspect of the marijuana industry and will be there for you every step along the way.

DISCLAIMER

Currently, the possession, distribution, and manufacturing of marijuana and marijuana-based products is illegal under federal law, regardless of state law. None of the legal advice provided by our firm is intended to guide or assist individuals or entities in violating federal law nor will our firm provide any guidance or assistance in complying with federal law. Engagement of our legal services does not decrease or eliminate the risk from enforcement of Federal laws. Our industry group is available only to advise clients on issues in relation to applicable state law and compliance issues related thereto. Any advice provided on such matters is valid only as of the time it is provided.