International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that the Firm’s Cannabis Practice Group has launched a new blog. The Dorsey Cann blog, managed by Dorsey attorneys Michael Weiner and Christopher Barry and authored by various Dorsey attorneys, is a collection of articles and timely updates about cannabis-related transactional matters – debt and equity raises, commercial contracts, corporate governance, real estate transactions, intellectual property licensing and regulatory developments. Visit the blog at:

The cannabis industry is a fast growing, emerging industry in the United States and Canada. Legalization of cannabis for medical and recreational use in a number of states in the United States and in Canada has presented a variety of opportunities and legal challenges for pioneering companies that are creating a multi‐billion dollar industry. 

Dorsey’s cannabis practice group has attorneys located in all the major hubs of the industry including: Denver, Seattle, Southern California and Toronto. We monitor regulatory developments nationally and counsel clients on the impact of regulatory changes on their business and investments. Our lawyers have extensive corporate transactional experience that is well suited to advising companies in the cannabis industry. Lawyers in this space are well versed in transactions in Colorado, California, Washington and other states where state laws permit medical or recreational cannabis operations.