The firm’s Cannabis Law group counsels clients in cannabis and marijuana-related industries. By passing a 2018 ballot initiative, Missouri became the 31st state to legalize cannabis for medical use. Before and since its passage, attorneys of Summers Compton Wells LLC have worked with clients who plan to pursue licenses under the new law. Our Cannabis Practice Group is prepared to guide clients through the licensing process, as well as to help them build new businesses in the medical marijuana marketplace.
In addition to businesses seeking medical marijuana licenses, the firm’s cannabis-related clients include entrepreneurs interested in the potential of hemp derived products like cannabidoil (“CBD”) and commercialization of industrial hemp. Our lawyers have also been involved in cannabis-related reforms at the state and local level, including drafting a local ordinance on marijuana and counseling clients on the potential impact of new marijuana laws.
Cannabis-related businesses face many of the same issues as other businesses. Like other businesses, our attorneys can represent cannabis-related businesses and their owners in a wide variety of legal areas, including: