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Matt Maurer spoke with Marijuana Business Daily on cannabis retail mergers and acquisitions

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer spoke with Marijuana Business Daily on cannabis retail mergers and acquisitions.
Nov 27, 2020

Matt Maurer spoke with BofC Live on lockdown regulations for cannabis retailers in Toronto

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer spoke with Jay Rosenthal on BofC Live on lockdown regulations for cannabis retailers in Toronto.
Nov 24, 2020

Matt Maurer to speak on BofC Live

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, Co-chair of our Cannabis Law Group and Chair of our Franchise Law Group will be on BofC Live on November 24, 2020 at 10 a.m.
Nov 23, 2020

Composition of the U.S. Congress and Cannabis Reform

Andrew J. Wilder and Vlad Mihaescu On Saturday, November 7, 2020, the U.S. election was decided and, subject to President Trump’s legal challenges to the election, former Vice President...
Nov 10, 2020

U.S. Election and Legalization of Cannabis in Various States

Vlad Mihaescu and Andrew J. Wilder Yesterday the United States presidential election took place, however the final results have not yet been determined and at this point a winner is sti...
Nov 4, 2020

Consolidation in the cannabis retail space: Are you ready?

Jonathan Mahoney and Andrew J. Wilder It has been just over two years since recreational cannabis has been legalized in Canada. Each province and territory was charged with setting up the ...
Nov 4, 2020

Cannabis Retail 2021: A Look Ahead

Cannabis TM We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Business of Cannabis for our next event, Cannabis Retail 2021: A Look Ahead. The event is focus...
Nov 3, 2020

Cannabis and the U.S. Election

Andrew J. Wilder and Vlad Mihaescu With the United States presidential election just days away, American voters are also deciding on the potential future of the legal cannabis industry....
Oct 30, 2020

Matt Maurer quoted by CTV News

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, Co-chair of our Cannabis Law Group and Chair of our Franchise Law Group, was quoted by CTV News Kitchener on dozens of new pot shops open...
Oct 29, 2020

Sahil Razdan speaks to Business of Cannabis on data privacy and protection in the cannabis sector

Cannabis TM Sahil Razdan spoke to Jay Rosenthal of Business of Cannabis on data privacy and protection in the cannabis sector. The conversation was part of the Ca...
Oct 23, 2020

Torkin Manes’ Cannabis Law Group Launches Cannabis Promotional and Marketing Regulatory Advice Program

Matt Maurer Since the passage of the federal Cannabis Act, our cannabis lawyers have repeatedly been consulted to provide cannabis companies with regulatory advic...
Oct 15, 2020

Health Canada progressing towards allowing the sale of Cannabis Health Products without the need for medical practitioner oversight

Matt Maurer Last June, Health Canada launched a consultation to seek feedback from Canadians, as well as the cannabis and health products industries, regarding th...
Oct 13, 2020

Matt Maurer and Kenneth Beallor to teach at Osgoode Hall Law School Cannabis Law and Regulation Program

Matt Maurer and Kenneth Beallor Matt Maurer, Co-chair of our Cannabis Law Group and Chair of our Franchise Law Group, and Kenneth Beallor, partner in our Commercial Real Estate Group...
Sep 30, 2020

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Cannabis Retail Space

Andrew J. Wilder and Jonathan Mahoney The end of the lottery process in Ontario and the opening-up of cannabis retail to the public at the beginning of 2020 has led to many more cannabis r...
Sep 22, 2020

Hunter Forman to speak at The Cannabis Alliance Summit

Hunter Forman ​Hunter Forman, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, to speak on a panel regarding out of state funding at The Cannabis Alliance Summit on September 2...
Sep 17, 2020

Matt Maurer recognized by Chambers & Partners

Matt Maurer Congratulations to Matt Maurer, Co-chair of our Cannabis Law Group and Chair of our Franchise Law Group, who has been recognized by Chambers & Partner...
Sep 10, 2020

Cannabis Update: AGCO Doubles Rate of Retail Store Authorization Issuance

Andrew J. Wilder and Vlad Mihaescu As of September 1, 2020, Ontario cannabis retail operators are permitted to hold up to 30 retail store authorizations (“RSAs”), permitting them to ope...
Sep 2, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to BNN Bloomberg about licence delays for cannabis retail stores that are trying to open

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, spoke to BNN Bloomberg about licence delays for cannabis retail stores that are trying to open.
Aug 25, 2020

Cannabis Retail: What's currently going on and what can we expect on the horizon?

Matt Maurer and Andrew J. Wilder In less than two years since the legalization of recreational cannabis, there are currently over 1,000 cannabis retail stores open for business across...
Aug 24, 2020

Matt Maurer to teach Retail and Franchising Section of Osgoode Hall Law School Cannabis Law and Regulation Program

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, co-chair of our Cannabis Law Group, joins Osgoode Hall Law School at York University's newly created Cannabis Law and Regulation certific...
Aug 17, 2020

Matt Maurer spoke with Jay Rosenthal on BofC Live

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, spoke with Jay Rosenthal on BofC Live. They discuss the recent Torkin Manes and Business of Cannabis...
Aug 4, 2020

Torkin Manes Becomes Official Law Firm of Business of Cannabis

Cannabis TM Torkin Manes LLP announced today they have become the Official Law Firm of the Business of Cannabis. Business of Cannabis is the preeminent B2B canna...
Jul 23, 2020

Matt Maurer to moderate a panel at the New Heights Virtual Canna-Tourism Summit

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer to moderate a panel on overcoming regulatory barriers at the New Heights Virtual Canna-Tourism Summit on July 29, 2020.
Jul 20, 2020

Legal Matters: Regulatory and business challenges of COVID-19

Matt Maurer and Vlad Mihaescu The impact of COVID-19 has been felt in a multitude of industries, and Canadian cannabis producers are no exception. Cannabis retail stores have had s...
Jul 9, 2020

Israel Takes the Next Steps Towards Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

Andrew J. Wilder and Jonathan Mahoney Israel is considered one of the global leaders in medical cannabis research and innovation. In 1964, Professor Raphael Mechoulam of the Hebrew Univers...
Jul 6, 2020

Matt Maurer appeared on BofC Live with Jay Rosenthal

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, spoke with Jay Rosenthal on BofC Live. They discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on the industry and the ...
Jun 30, 2020

Andrew Wilder, Matt Maurer and Vlad Mihaescu to speak on a Legal Primer on Cannabis in Canada and the US

Vlad Mihaescu, Matt Maurer and Andrew J. Wilder Andrew Wilder, Matt Maurer and Vlad Mihaescu will be speaking on, "A Legal Primer on Cannabis in Canada and the US" presented by Ally Law.
Jun 24, 2020

Matt Maurer speakes to Marijuana Business Daily on cannabis retail store authorizations

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, spoke with Marijuana Business Daily on cannabis retail store authorizations.
Jun 23, 2020

Matt Maurer spoke to Mugglehead on cannabis marketing restrictions

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, spoke to Mugglehead on cannabis marketing restrictions.
Jun 16, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to CTV News

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, spoke with CTV News on the strength of the retail cannabis market during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 12, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Lexpert about how the cannabis industry is beginning to face more litigation

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to Lexpert about how the cannabis industry is beginning to face more litigation.
Jun 11, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Lexpert about how legalization of recreational cannabis has created a whole new market

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to Lexpert about how legalization of recreational cannabis has created a whole new market.
Jun 10, 2020
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