Cannabis Law

A growing number of states across the country have seen the legalization of various forms of Cannabis products, from hemp and CBD to medical and in some cases recreational marijuana. As these products expand throughout the country, several areas of law pertain directly to the growth, processing, sale, and distribution of these products, including:

  • Commercial Real Estate / Land Use / Zoning
  • Business and Corporations
  • Cybersecurity
  • Economic Development/Government Incentives
  • Financial Institutions
  • Food, Beverage, Supplements and Cosmetic Products
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Licensing and Regulatory
  • Litigation
  • Owner Representation/Project Development
  • Tax
  • Financial Incentives through Local Agencies
  • New York State Financial Incentives
  • Federal Incentives
  • Economic Development Handbook

Cannabis Law

For businesses operating in this emerging and rapidly evolving industry, access to attorneys with the necessary experience and knowledge is crucial in order to navigate the constant legal changes affecting cannabis marketplaces. Members of Melvin & Melvin’s cannabis team have experience with the statutory and regulatory frameworks that impact cannabis businesses and how cannabis laws and regulations impact organizations and individuals, allowing our attorneys to efficiently assist clients in complying with federal and state requirements.

For clients involved with cannabis, we have the capabilities to help businesses establish a reliable foundation for long-term success, and we routinely counsel them as they grow. To provide timely guidance, members of our team monitor legislative developments and industry trends throughout the United States and promptly report those developments to our clients, enabling them to quickly respond to changes in the legal landscape.

Our clients include licensed cannabis growers, investors, property owners, financial institutions, employers, employees, and other organizations and individuals impacted by legalized cannabis.