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Cannabis Regulatory

Cannabis Regulatory
Cannabis Regulatory
Expertise / Sectors / Cannabis / Cannabis Regulatory

The Canadian cannabis industry is highly regulated and governed by a complex multilayered legal framework involving federal, provincial, territorial and municipal legislation. As a result, companies need to be well-versed in the various rules that dictate critical aspects of their business involving cannabis regulations, cannabis accessories and cannabis-related services.

We have a national team of experts who specialize in offering marijuana and hemp regulatory advice. Our cross-country coverage and network allow us to seamlessly advise clients located in Canada and internationally.

Our Cannabis lawyers have significant expertise in all aspects of the industry, including the following:

  • Licensing applications

  • Complex corporate structuring and acquisitions

  • Retail transactions and compliance

  • Packaging and labelling compliance

  • Advertising and regulatory compliance

  • Complex regulatory issues

  • Consumer protection issues

  • Import and export arrangements

  • Sales and distribution agreements

  • White-labelling agreements

  • Toll-processing and contract manufacturing arrangements

  • Regulatory compliance

  • Brand licensing deals (both domestic and cross-border)

  • Capital markets matters

  • Financings

  • Product liability issues

  • Intellectual property protection and enforcement

  • Hemp matters

  • Clinical trials

  • Edible and extract product compliance

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