As the highly regulated cannabis industry continues to grow at a rapid pace in the United States and internationally, the need for strategic legal advisors to counsel businesses in this area also increases. Currently a $20 billion industry, legalized cannabis is estimated to grow to $100 billion over the next few years. An increasing number of states are legalizing cannabis for medical and adult use, but with broad variation in the provisions from state-to-state. Smith, Gambrell & Russell has stayed abreast of these changing federal, state and local laws and regulations required in order to comply with the cultivation, manufacturing and dispensing of cannabis. A full-service firm, SGR has assembled a team of attorneys from multiple practice areas across our U.S. offices to assist clients with the rising issues, challenges and opportunities businesses face in the cannabis law industry and changing environment.
Our Firm has experience assisting businesses facing cannabis law issues in the following areas:
- Environmental Law & Sustainability
- Health Care
- Real Estate
- Intellectual Property
- Employment Law
- Regulatory Compliance
- Tax Law
- Governmental Affairs
- Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
Our team is well prepared to handle business legal issues of any size or complexity.