Torkin Manes Becomes Official Law Firm of Business of Cannabis

Partnership to provide industry with ongoing legal perspectives through BofC network

TORONTO, July 22, 2020 — Torkin Manes LLP, a Toronto-based law firm with deep knowledge, expertise and practice in the cannabis sector, announced today they have become the Official Law Firm of the Business of Cannabis. Business of Cannabis is the preeminent B2B cannabis media platform in Canada.

As the Official Law Firm of Business of Cannabis, Torkin Manes will provide the Business of Cannabis audience with perspective and context to the the legal components of the sector, including corporate finance, M&A, information technology, corporate governance, tax, corporate structuring, property leasing and real estate, employment and labour, fintech, litigation and regulatory matters. 

“We are fortunate that our experience in the sector has provided us with a wealth of knowledge and expertise” said Torkin Manes Cannabis Law Group Co-Chair, Andrew Wilder. “Our goal is to share that expertise with the Business of Cannabis audience to best inform and grow the sector.”

Through Business of Cannabis web, social, podcast and video channels, the Torkin Manes team, primarily through their Cannabis Law Group, will deliver deep insights into the sector on a monthly basis.

“The trade show and conference circuit was once the preeminent way to learn and connect as a sector,” said Blaine Pearson, Co-Founder and COO of Business of Cannabis, “We are pleased to be partnered with Torkin Manes to reevaluate and rethink that model by delivering regular, high-quality, deeply insightful content to our audience.”

The partnership launch will coincide with the release on July 31 of Torkin Manes’ first published piece on which will provide a detailed discussion of the current retail outlook in the province of Ontario.

“In a sector that is poised for rapid change and growth,” said Matt Maurer, Co-Chair Torkin Manes Cannabis Law Group. “The need for a deeper understanding of the legal framework in which the sector is operating is essential. We look forward to providing that understanding to the BofC audience.”

‍About Torkin Manes Cannabis Law Group‍

Torkin Manes has a team of multidisciplinary lawyers with knowledge and expertise in corporate finance, M&A, information technology, corporate governance, tax, corporate structuring, property leasing and real estate, employment & labour, fintech, litigation and regulatory matters. Their combined experience enables the team to provide the necessary legal advice on a timely basis to ensure that clients are well serviced and in a position to maximize their opportunities, especially in this ever changing cannabis landscape.‍

About Business of Cannabis‍

Launched in 2017 and headquarters in Toronto, Ontario - Business of Cannabis has become Canada's authoritative source for news and analysis of the cannabis industry. Awarded Best News Source at the 2019 by the O’Cannabiz Industry Awards, across web, social, newsletter, video, podcast and event channels - Business of Cannabis highlights the companies, brands, people and trends driving the global cannabis industry.

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