We win cannabis licenses, get them funded and protect the owners from risk.  Our Firm of cannabis business attorneys offers the best cannabis legal and consulting services for marijuana license applications and operations.
cannabis Lawyer

What Can A Cannabis Lawyer Do

We are cannabis attorneys and trial lawyers that own and operate businesses in the marijuana industry and have deep knowledge of its risks and trends.

Our specific experience in cannabis corporate formation, intellectual property, and other practice areas like land use planning so you can gain a competitive advantage and mitigate operational risk.


Cannabis Operations

What is the best tax structure for a cannabis company?  LLC, C-corp, or S-corp? We’ve help our clients with all these and more in our hourly general counsel packages.


Cannabis Applications

We launched Cannabis Consulting Online to help people find high quality application materials that are complete and high scoring. We find all the points so your team gets them.


Corporate Cannabis Guidance

We can work with you on any aspect of your cannabis business. Start with a video consultation with a cannabis lawyer. Live in-person meetings available upon request.

What Sets Our Business Cannabis Lawyers Apart?

We have worked with dozens of cannabis industry operators in medical marijuana and adult use cannabis over the years. We win cannabis licenses, get them funded and protect the owners from risk.
Our Cannabis business lawyers have years of experience with the latest developments in state and federal cannabis law.  From California to Florida, New Jersey to Colorado, and all states in between where some form of cannabis or hemp is legal, we have helped individuals like you achieve their business goals.
With each new client looking for cannabis law services, our experience in the legal aspects of the cannabis industry becomes more nuanced and refined as we have to adapt to specific state laws and regulations.
As a result, today we are well versed in the cannabis law of many states in America. Our founding cannabis business attorney, Thomas Howard, spent his first ten years as a lawyer becoming a licensed stock broker (Series 7 & 66 licenses) and then representing financial institutions on secured transactions.

Our cannabis business lawyer team includes knowledge & experience in:

A good cannabis Business lawyer will help you with cannabis business formation & operation, zoning & permitting, and compliance with local & state licensing.

Consult With Cannabiz Attorney Thomas Howard

You’ve seen our cannabis lawyer on the internet, were referred to him by someone you know and trust, or you found him on YouTube or the podcast-verse. Now you can become a client of his and consult on your cannabis business venture.

Discuss legal issues and changing laws and regulations, corporate formation, trademark protection, or issues related to the federal level of the marijuana laws. Talk with him now about your cannabis business issues.

Client Testimonials

See what some of our successful clients have to say about our work together. We take great pride in ensuring the highest standards of client satisfaction.

Tom is the right attorney if you are an investor interested in the Cannabis and Hemp industries in New York.
Thomas has been very helpful and knows the industry better than any other lawyer I have spoken with.
The consultation was informative and helped me navigate the tricky process. I would highly recommend his services.

Cannabis Applications Done Right

Our Cannabis Lawyers have written applications for competitive and complex licenses. We also offer services for any operational or transactional aspect of your cannabis business, including: 

Our cannabis Attorneys Business Network

Our founding attorney, Tom Howard, has been recognized by both Leading Lawyers & Super Lawyers, quoted in the Wall Street Journal & Marijuana Business Magazine. He is a member of  the NORML Legal Committee & a Certified Ganjier.

Cannabusiness Law blog

Here you will find a ton of information on cannabis laws for each state, including how to open a dispensary and/or start a cannabis production facility in your state. Our information is updated almost daily and we always offer you the most current data available.


What is a cannabis attorney?

A cannabis business lawyer is a type of attorney who specializes in helping companies with their application for a cannabis license, or with the operations of how to perform the different aspects of the cannabis industry. Cannabis lawyers can help draft contracts that are necessary for a cannabis business to operate legally in the cannabis industry.  The cannabis industry continues to be highly regulated, so companies need to have a good understanding of the law before they start operating. Otherwise, they could face serious penalties. They may lose their license or be fined thousands of dollars and maybe even audited by the IRS.

A cannabis attorney is someone who helps companies with their application for a cannabis license or with the operations of how to run different aspects of the cannabis business. Cannabis lawyers can help companies by drafting contracts, advising them on compliance issues, helping create plans to get a cannabis business license, and merger and acquisition transactions.

Cannabis lawyers can help make sure that companies are compliant with all regulations and avoid any legal problems. If you’re thinking about starting a cannabis business or if you already operate one, it’s important to consult with a cannabis lawyer to ensure that you’re following all legal requirements. Otherwise, you could face severe consequences. Cannabis lawyers can help protect your business and keep you compliant with all regulations

Talk with a Cannabis Industry Lawyer

Learn your next steps in your cannabis business.

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We’ve won licenses in competitive limited markets, and open market states. We’ll share how we did it if you complete the form. 

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