Cannalex Law based in Grand Rapids, Michigan is focused on the legal needs of cannabis businesses. We understand that you’re operating in a rapidly developing, highly-regulated landscape and legal compliance is essential for your success. We’re all about cannabis compliance and helping you take your business to the next level. 

We are marijuana business lawyers and our services include:

  • A comprehensive understanding and application of federal, state and local marijuana laws, and development of a legal compliance strategy based on the needs of your business.
  • Helping clients work through state and local licensing for medical marijuana businesses in Michigan. We work with growers, provisioning centers, processors, safety labs and secure transporters–as well as ancillary businesses in cannabis.
  • We have decades of experience in real estate ownership and development law including purchase and sales, leases, financing, zoning, taxation, and other similar matters affecting the places where legal marijuana business is conducted.
  • Business entity formation, assisting clients with the creation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, joint ventures and other forms of business conduct for marijuana businesses.
  • Legal guidance regarding cannabis product labeling, testing, safety, warranties and product liability exposure.
  • Equipment acquisition: lease, purchase and financing.
  • Banking and finance activities for a medical marijuana business.
  • Sales and purchase contracts and other customer/vendor documentation.
  • Human resource law: we can advise you on hiring processes, pay practices, employee relations, retention, and compensation.
  • Federal income taxation as applied to marijuana businesses.
  • Legal advice regarding branding and possible protection of business-related intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, and trade names.
  • Litigation and other dispute resolution options.
  • If appropriate, we handle the criminal defense of marijuana-related charges.