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The Cannabis Industry is developing at a rapid pace creating the need for businesses and individuals to consider a variety of legal issues.
Our Cannabis Law Group understands the federal and provincial requirements that can impact your business. Lawyers from our labour and employment, insurance, human rights, health, litigation, and corporate commercial teams, all have the knowledge to assist with all matters related to Cannabis law.
We provide you with cost-effective and responsive information on a variety of issues in this area such as:

  • Administrative requirements
  • Contract drafting
  • Corporate and commercial transactions
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • Insurance and risk issues
  • Labour and employment issues
  • Leasing issues, including acquiring land or facilities for producing or dispensing product
  • Negotiations on a variety of contract types
  • Professional liability
  • Product liability
  • Purchase and sale agreements
  • Regulatory and licencing requirements

We are regularly monitoring the changes and updates in licencing and regulations so that our team is fully prepared to help you with any matters you or your company may face.

Alexis Moulton  
Maurice Dransfeld  


Nathaniel Brenneis   780.482.9187
Jennifer Davis   780.482.9138
Maurice Dransfeld   780.482.9223
Pat Haughian   780.482.9144
Kevin Ozubko   780.482.9232
Denise Prokopiuk   780.482.9205
Richard Wong   780.482.9157


Marika Cherkawsky   403.543.9120
Blake Hafso   403.303.0159
Joyce Mitchell   403.543.9152
Alexis Moulton   403.444.4081
Tom Ross, Q.C.   403.303.9124


Michelle Thériault   867.766.7684

Our team has already worked on matters such as:

  • Assisting owners of retail Cannabis companies with the sale of their companies and businesses to larger/national branded Cannabis companies – including the negotiation and drafting of detailed master sales agreements and all related closing documentation, and navigating the related licensing requirements and approvals related to such a sale.    
  • Outlining considerations relating to, and assisting clients with all legal aspects of setting up a cannabis facility.
  • Drafting purchase and sale agreements for land for the purposes of building a facility.
  • Advising employers on issues related to cannabis and medical marijuana use in the workplace.
  • Advising clients with respect to corporate structuring and eligibility requirements with respect to licensing.
  • Regularly preparing and advising on Retail Cannabis Store License applications.

Interested in Being a Part of Alberta's Growing Cannabis Industry?

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