Legal Services

Businesses

  • New York State applications for cannabis business licenses
  • Compliance with licensing requirements
  • Identifying new cannabis industry opportunities
  • Forming, managing, and expanding businesses
  • Building brands and protecting intellectual property
  • Real estate, land use and zoning issues
  • Employment issues, including training and policies
  • Banking and taxation issues
  • Pursuing and defending litigation matters
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal, Civil and Administrative Representation
  • Banking and taxation issues
  • White-collar criminal investigations
  • Regulatory Compliance Services

Regulatory Compliance


We offer a variety of services to assist clients who must comply with federal and/or state medical cannabis laws and regulations, including:
  • Applications to become a registered organization
  • Manufacturing
  • Security and transport rules
  • Packaging and labeling
  • Testing
  • Cannabis brands and THC/CBD ratios
  • Methods of administration and dosage issues
  • Dispensary requirements
  • Marketing and Advertising issues
  • Recordkeeping and retention
  • Compliance with U.S. Food and Drug laws and regulations

Individuals

  • Education regarding medicinal cannabis
  • Guidance concerning NY’s medical marijuana program
  • Assistance obtaining a registered cannabis physician and qualifying for cannabis medicine
  • Criminal, Civil and Administrative representation

Healthcare Providers

  • Federal and state medical cannabis laws and regulations compliance issues
  • Education concerning medical cannabis issues not covered by New York’s practitioner training course
  • Criminal, Civil and Administrative representation
  • Defense of malpractice claims
  • Health care fraud investigations

Governments

  • Advising local officials on state statutes and regulations
  • Assistance with local ordinance drafting
  • State legislative and regulatory drafting

Advocacy Groups

  • Educational seminars regarding medicinal cannabis
  • Guidance concerning NY’s medical marijuana program
  • Assistance in preparing letters/emails to state and federal government officials and departments to request changes and improvements in medical cannabis laws and regulations

Criminal Defense for Individuals and Corporations


Representation in response to filed charges, criminal investigations and/or subpoenas
Consultation with prosecutors and government investigators on the following matters:
  • Criminal, Civil and Administrative Representation
  • The nature of the matter being investigated
  • Whether the client is the target of the investigation
  • Whether criminal charges can be avoided
  • Negotiating the most favorable disposition
  • Avoiding suspension and/or debarment from government contracts
  • Conducting internal investigations when warranted
  • Preparing compliance programs to avoid future violation of laws
  • Ensuring that resolution of the criminal matter will have no or limited consequences in any further civil or administrative proceedings
  • Defense in state and federal prosecutions, trials, and appeals
  • Attorney grievance defense and ethical advice

Representation in Administrative Matters

  • Assistance in responding to administrative subpoenas, summons and investigations
  • Negotiating with regulatory and administrative agencies
  • Conducting internal investigations when warranted
  • Preparing compliance programs to avoid future violations of regulations
  • Legal Services for Governments
  • Advising local officials on state statutes and regulations
  • Local ordinance drafting
  • State legislative and regulatory drafting

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday
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