Cannalex Law ™ based in Grand Rapids, Michigan is focused on the legal needs of cannabis and hemp businesses. Our team of cannabis attorneys understands 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 and hemp farming 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.
  • Our marijuana business attorneys 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 marijuana and hemp business is conducted.
  • Business entity formation including assisting clients with the creation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, joint ventures and other forms of business conduct for legal marijuana and hemp businesses.
  • Legal guidance regarding cannabis product labeling, testing, safety, warranties and product liability exposure.
  • Equipment acquisition: leases, purchases and financing.
  • Banking and finance activities for a medical marijuana business.
  • Sales and purchase contracts and other customer/vendor documentation.
  • Human resource law: advise our clients 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.