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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

Vlad Mihaescu speaks at the Ontario Bar Association's Cannabis Law Primer

Vlad Mihaescu Vlad Mihaescu spoke at the Ontario Bar Association's Cannabis Law Primer on June 10, 2020.
Jun 10, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Yahoo Finance on cannabis sales

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group speaks to Yahoo Finance on cannabis sales during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 8, 2020

Matt Maurer was a guest on the Disrobed Podcast

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, was recently a guest on the Disrobed Podcast. He spoke on the evolving landscape of the cannabis ind...
Jun 8, 2020

Manitoba Announces Expansion of Cannabis Retail Market

Vlad Mihaescu and Andrew J. Wilder Manitoba has announced that it will again be opening up and expanding its cannabis retail store licensing in the Province. This is the first opportuni...
May 27, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Grow Opportunity about Health Canada's policy change

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer speaks to Grow Opportunity about Health Canada's policy change.
May 20, 2020

Nova Scotia Court of Appeal Decision a Big Interim Win for Organigram

Cannabis TM Last week the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal partially overturned the certification of a class action lawsuit against Organigram Inc. and its parent comp...
May 5, 2020

Regulatory and Business Challenges to Cannabis Producers during 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. Whereas cannabis retail stores ha...
Apr 28, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Marijuana Business Daily on farm-gate cannabis to launch post-pandemic

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to Marijuana Business Daily on farm-gate cannabis to launch post-pandemic.
Apr 23, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to The London Free Press on cannabis businesses being deemed essential

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to The London Free Press on cannabis businesses being deemed essential.
Apr 17, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to The GrowthOp on the government's handling of alcohol and cannabis during COVID-19

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to The GrowthOp on the government's handling of alcohol and cannabis during COVID-19 revealin...
Apr 17, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to AHLOT on cannabis being deemed essential

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to AHLOT on cannabis being deemed essential.
Apr 15, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Marijuana Business Daily on cannabis curbside pickup and home delivery

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to Marijuana Business Daily on cannabis pickup and delivery.
Apr 9, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Marijuana Business Daily on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario pausing new store authorizations

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to Marijuana Business Daily on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario pausing new store...
Apr 9, 2020

Ontario Government Issues Emergency Order to Re-Open Cannabis Stores

Matt Maurer and Vlad Mihaescu Since our previous article on this topic, the Ontario Government has removed cannabis retail stores from the list of essential workplaces. The cannabi...
Apr 8, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Business of Cannabis on cannabis retail, click-and-collect and delivery

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, spoke with Jay Rosenthal of Business of Cannabis for Cannabis + Tech | Retail Tech presented by Leaf...
Apr 8, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Hemp Industry Daily about the Canadian CBD drink market

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to Hemp Industry Daily about the Canadian CBD drink market.
Apr 7, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Global News on cannabis stores closing due to COVID-19

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer, of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to Global News on cannabis stores closing due to COVID-19.
Apr 7, 2020

Matt Maurer speaks to Marijuana Business Daily about NYSE delisting CannTrust

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer of Torkin Manes' Cannabis Law Group, speaks to Marijuana Business Daily about NYSE delisting CannTrust.
Apr 1, 2020

Sahil Razdan speaks at Cannabis + Tech | Retail Tech presented by LeafLink

Cannabis TM Sahil Razdan, an associate in our Corporate Law Group, spoke with Jay Rosenthal of Business of Cannabis for Cannabis + Tech | Retail Tech presented by...
Mar 31, 2020

Health Canada Makes Numerous Cannabis Operational Adjustments to Deal with COVID-19

Matt Maurer and Vlad Mihaescu Federally licensed cannabis producers received guidance from Health Canada this week regarding new regulatory measures that will be taken as a result ...
Mar 27, 2020

How Cannabis Retailers are Keeping Staff and Customers Safe During the Pandemic

Matt Maurer As outlined in our post yesterday, the Ontario government has deemed cannabis stores and cannabis producers essential businesses within Ontario during...
Mar 25, 2020

Cannabis Retail and COVID-19

Matt Maurer and Vlad Mihaescu Both the Ontario and Quebec governments have issued orders to suspend and close all non-essential business operations in their respective provinces. T...
Mar 24, 2020

How the Ontario Cannabis Lottery Gave Birth to Cannabis Retail Franchising

Matt Maurer It all started on December 13, 2018, the day that the Government of Ontario announced that a temporary cap of 25 Retail Store Authorizations (“RSAs”),...
Mar 23, 2020
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