We are a specialized team of cannabis business and defense attorneys with a passion, and a track record, for protecting and promoting medical cannabis businesses and campaigning for legal adult use of marijuana in Michigan, and nationwide.
A HISTORIC FIRM
Cannabis Counsel® is America’s first law firm dedicated solely to cannabis law with specialties including: business law, criminal defense, intellectual property, copyright & trademark law, municipal law, lobbying, zoning, and other areas of legal practice related to cannabis businesses. Cannabis Counsel® currently operates with five attorneys and five Of Counsel affiliates including: Aspen, Denver, New York, Philadelphia, and Ann Arbor, MI.
Our attorneys have long been active members in the decades-long fight to legalize responsible adult use of cannabis. Our partners are all board members and leaders in multiple organizations dedicated to the reform of marijuana laws, both here in Michigan and nationwide.
Our firm has provided legal counsel to the highest authorities in Michigan, including LARA, the Governor, and the Attorney General to City Council's and Mayors. Proudly, we have helped draft cannabis legislation and regulations for all levels of government.
Cannabis Counsel’s® campaign and advocacy work includes: drafting portions of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008, and the recently passed 2018 Michigan Recreational Legalization Initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol.