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What's new in Cannabis Law

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Cross-Border Cannabis Event

Cannabis TM We are excited to announce that we have once again partnered with Business of Cannabis for their Cross-Border Cannabis event. As the march toward lega...
Mar 4, 2021

Cannabis Beverages: Still the Next Big Thing or Not So Much?

Matt Maurer and Vlad Mihaescu There has been much anticipation for new cannabis products since the Canadian government first announced that cannabis would be legalized for recreati...
Mar 3, 2021

Matt Maurer was 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.
Feb 25, 2021

Cannabis Forward | Cannabis Beverages

Cannabis TM We are excited to announce that we have again partnered with Business of Cannabis for their March 2021 Cannabis Forward program. The program will dive...
Feb 19, 2021

Matt Maurer’s Article Regarding Cannabis Health Products Published by Canadian Security

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, Co-chair of our Cannabis Law Group and Chair of our Franchise Law Group, wrote an article regarding cannabis health products which was pu...
Feb 18, 2021

Andrew Wilder speaks to The Globe and Mail regarding the recent rise in cannabis stocks

Andrew J. Wilder Andrew Wilder, Co-chair of our Cannabis Law Group , spoke with The Globe and Mail regarding the rise in cannabis stocks.
Feb 17, 2021

Matt Maurer to speak at the Measurement Matters Symposium

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer will be speaking at the LGC Standards' Measurement Matters Symposium on "The evolution of regulation and testing in the cannabis & cannabi...
Feb 9, 2021

Matt Maurer spoke to Business of Cannabis on consolidation for cannabis companies

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, Co-chair of our Cannabis Law Group and Chair of our Franchise Law Group, spoke to Business of Cannabis on consolidation for cannabis comp...
Feb 1, 2021

To Co-Pack or Not to Co-Pack?

Matt Maurer and James Leech In 2018, on the precipice of cannabis legalization in Canada, Deloitte published a report which surveyed Canadian attitudes and response to the legali...
Jan 26, 2021

Ontario Cannabis Store New Product Performance Criteria and Designations

Vlad Mihaescu The sale of certain cannabis products in Ontario will be discontinued as the Ontario Cannabis Store (“OCS”) has recently announced that it will be rem...
Jan 20, 2021

EN2’s Top 5 Things to Consider When Building A Cannabis Store

Cannabis TM Recreational cannabis is a relatively new industry that can hold unexplored horizons. Through the successful client rollout of retail storefronts, EN2...
Jan 14, 2021

United States Federal Cannabis Reform on the Horizon

Vlad Mihaescu and Andrew J. Wilder Cannabis reform in the United States is poised to progress as the Democrats now control the Senate, the House of Representatives, and the presidency. ...
Jan 7, 2021

Event Recap - Cannabis Retail 2021: A Look Ahead

Matt Maurer and Andrew J. Wilder On December 10, 2020 the Torkin Manes Cannabis Law Group, in partnership with Business of Cannabis, hosted over 700 members of the cannabis community ...
Dec 14, 2020

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
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