skip to main content

145 King Street West, Suite 2200 | Toronto, Ontario | M5H 4G2 | 416 362 3711

Cannabis Law

The lawyers in the Cannabis Law Group at Minden Gross LLP bring together broad experience in a variety of skill sets to offer cannabis industry stakeholders a complete range of legal services, particularly in regulatory ​counsel, business advice, and legal advocacy​ - from start-up, to management, to sale. We know the industry and the law and work in partnership with our clients to achieve creative and effective solutions for their business needs. Our knowledge and expertise in starting a business, corporate finance, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, tax and wealth management, litigation, property leasing, and real estate enables us to provide clients with the legal services needed to succeed in Canada’s cannabis industry.

We provide legal advice and services to industry stakeholders located around the world and routinely provide advice to foreign entities looking to enter the Canadian cannabis market. Our clients include start-ups, established businesses, licensed producers, importers and exporters, governments, landlords and landowners, and financial institutions, among others.

Recent Publications:

Canada’s Cannabis Act: A High Level Overview

Nova Scotia Human Rights Board Orders Employee Insurance Plan To Cover Medical Marijuana Expenses 

Canadian Government Affirms Commitment to Legalize Cannabis by June 1, 2017​ 

Health Minister Signals Legal Age for Canadian Cannabis Consumption May be Less Than 21 Years Old

Canadian Drug-Impaired Driving Detection Act One Step Closer to Law 

Canadian Senate to Discuss Cannabis Legalization on January 31 
(also published on Slaw)

Open for Cana-(Da)-Business? 
(also published on Mondaq)

Why Short-Sightedness May Cost Marijuana Dispensaries a Fortune

Task Force Recommendations on Legalization of Marijuana: The “Coles” Notes

Property Leasing - Use of Premises: Where is the Line Drawn between Permitted and Prohibited Use?

Court of Appeal Unable to Review Lower Decision – Forced to Grant Appeal






Cannabis Law Legal Disclaimer

The information provided on the Minden Gross LLP website (the "Website"), specifically any portion related to cannabis or cannabis law, is made available by our law firm for personal educational purposes only as well as to offer general information and a general understanding of the law, not to provide specific legal advice. The Content of the Website, Minden Gross LLP-affiliated blogs, or social media do not constitute legal advice or a legal opinion. If you wish to obtain legal advice, please contact a member of Minden Gross LLP or your own qualified legal professional.

All Content provided on the Website is governed by Minden Gross LLP’s Legal Disclaimer at By using our Website or by communicating with us electronically, you understand that there is no attorney-client relationship between you and Minden Gross LLP until the firm agrees to act for you and that representation is confirmed in a retainer agreement or retainer letter in accordance to Minden Gross LLP policies.

In addition, cannabis and related products remain a Schedule II drug under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act, and, unless otherwise regulated for production and distribution for medical purposes, is subject to offences under that Act. Possessing and selling cannabis for non-medical purposes is still illegal everywhere in Canada and nothing contained on this Website or in any Minden Gross LLP-affiliated blogs or social media is intended to assist in any way with violation of applicable law.

All industries

Our People

Related Sites



More +

© 2016 Minden Gross LLP  All rights reserved

Legal Marketing | Cubicle Fugitive