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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 and regulations that dictate critical aspects of their business involving cannabis, cannabis accessories and cannabis-related services.

The Blakes Cannabis group is a national team with experts who specialize in the commercial and regulatory landscape. Our cross-country coverage and network allow us to seamlessly advise clients located in Canada and internationally.

Our lawyers have significant expertise in all aspects of the industry, including the following specific commercial and regulatory expertise:

  • 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 disclosures

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