Cannabis

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The Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Cannabis Practice Group is an interdisciplinary team of attorneys with broad experience in a number of areas relevant to the industry. We can assist with dispensary as well as cultivation projects. RIW helps our clients effectively tackle their most complex legal problems, representing individuals and businesses. RIW combines the skills, experience, and resources often found in larger firms, with the accessibility and efficiency of a smaller, more flexible firm.

We understand the unique business challenges and legal concerns of this industry and the need for proactive planning and decisive action.

TEAM

RIW is recognized by clients and peers for our straightforward and practical approach to completing transactions that are in our clients’ best interests. The goal of our Cannabis Practice Group is to develop comprehensive solutions in a timely manner that will satisfy our clients’ business objectives and financial expectations.

CONTACT

What are the cannabis issues that concern you? Please contact Michael Rosen, Cannabis Group Chair, at (617) 742-4200 or mdr@riw.com.

DISCLAIMER:
The content contained herein may include information regarding cannabis and its legality under Massachusetts law. While certain activities related to cannabis are lawful pursuant to Massachusetts laws, such activities remain unlawful under federal law. It is strongly advised to seek independent legal counsel regarding the differences between the state and federal cannabis laws.

The team’s expertise includes:

LAND USE

  • Local permits and approvals
  • Appeals

FINANCING

  • Non-traditional
  • Transition into traditional financing
  • Exempt securities offerings

REGULATORY

  • Application process through Cannabis Control Commission

SITE ACQUISITION

  • Purchase
  • Leasing

THIRD PARTY CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS

  • Employment arrangements
  • Construction agreements

STRUCTURE

  • Selection of entity and formation
  • Non-profit conversions
  • Tax considerations

DISCLAIMER:
The content contained herein may include information regarding cannabis and its legality under Massachusetts law. While certain activities related to cannabis are lawful pursuant to Massachusetts laws, such activities remain unlawful under federal law. It is strongly advised to seek independent legal counsel regarding the differences between the state and federal cannabis laws.