Cannabis Law: Licensing & Regulation
There are unlimited new business opportunities in and around the expanding cannabis industry. In order to obtain a state license, a business must first obtain a local operating permit.
While many businesses have been operating in a gray area over the past decade, all commercial cannabis activity now requires state licensing and businesses are now 100% illegal if they don’t operate according to the Medical and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA”)
We can assist businesses in:
- Obtaining permits and licenses
- Navigating the pitfalls and misunderstandings that lead to both civil and criminal penalties
- Identifying business opportunities in and around the cannabis industry
- Evaluating whether or not specific business opportunities are right for you
A Growing List of States With New Laws
The number of states that allow marijuana for medical and recreational purposes is growing.
As of January 2018: