The fast-growing cannabis industry in Michigan offers significant opportunities for growers, manufacturers, and retailers. But the complex and rapidly evolving legal and regulatory framework at both the state and local levels creates challenges for both cannabis entrepreneurs and municipalities alike.
Fraser Trebilcock attorneys use a multi-disciplinary approach to help clients in the cannabis industry mitigate risks and capitalize on opportunities. With experienced attorneys in licensing and regulatory compliance, litigation, corporate transactions, real estate transactions, taxation, banking matters, and other matters of importance to cannabis industry clients, Fraser Trebilcock’s cannabis group is able to address all of the key issues cannabis companies face. Our significant presence in Lansing, and the fact that we have former state legislators among our ranks, means that we have strength in government relations and legislative advocacy as well.
Some of the specific services we provide for our clients include:
- Corporate entity formation
- Assistance with application requirements and background checks
- Licensing on a state and local level
- Raising capital
- Acquisitions, sales and joint ventures
- Federal, state and local regulatory compliance
- Distribution and retail matters
- Employment law issues
- Landlord/tenant issues
- Real estate and zoning