Cannabis Industry Lawyers

As the cannabis industry continues to evolve and mature, navigating the complex regulations set forth by the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) and the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) becomes increasingly critical. At Rogoway Law Group, our attorneys possess an exceptional understanding of the underlying laws and relevant regulations which they use to guide our clients towards success.


Navigating the Complexities of Cannabis Law with Expertise and Precision

The attorneys at Rogoway are known for our deep subject matter expertise in the Cannabis industry. We have been here since the very inception of the cannabis industry and have successfully guided our clients from founding to becoming some of the biggest companies in the cannabis industry.

From licensing deals with celebrities to cutting edge life science applications of cannabinoids, clients often leverage our legal team’s diverse experience and subject matter expertise for matters at the nexus of two or more industries.

Full-spectrum legal services for Cannabis Businesses

Our cannabis law attorneys are well-versed in providing comprehensive legal guidance to licensed cannabis businesses as well as ancillary businesses operating in the cannabis space, including nurseries, cultivators, distributors, manufacturers, testing labs, consumption lounges, events companies, storefront retailers and non-storefront retail delivery businesses. We offer a wide range of legal services designed to support cannabis industry businesses. Our areas of expertise include:

Our team guides clients through the complex processes of obtaining permits and licenses from the DCC and local cities and counties. We help maintain ongoing compliance with DCC, Waterboard, Fish and Wildlife, and other agency regulations, providing updates on evolving rules and assisting with renewals and modifications.

Our attorneys help clients prepare for and respond to regulatory inspections and audits conducted by the DCC and other agencies. We provide support during enforcement actions, advocating for clients’ rights and negotiating favorable outcomes.

Rogoway Law attorneys assist our clients in filing, litigating, and prevailing on appeals before the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) and Cannabis Control Appeals Panel (CCAP), where we successfully challenge adverse decisions from the agency and protect clients’ licenses.

We draft and review commercial agreements tailored to the cannabis industry, including supply chain contracts, distribution agreements, and joint venture arrangements. Our attorneys also provide counsel on corporate restructuring to optimize business operations and adapt to the ever-changing cannabis landscape.

We help clients navigate the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and other environmental laws and regulations applicable to the cannabis industry, such as waste management, water usage and discharge, and pesticide compliance. Our team works to minimize potential liabilities, ensuring sustainable practices and adherence to both state and federal guidelines.

Our team provides strategic guidance during crisis situations, assisting clients in managing product recalls, addressing safety concerns, and mitigating potential damages. We also represent clients in Proposition 65 litigation, defending against claims related to exposure to chemicals listed under California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.

Our attorneys ensure clients comply with state and federal packaging and labeling requirements, offering guidance on compliant branding and product presentation. We also assist in drafting and negotiating white labeling agreements, allowing businesses to legally produce and distribute cannabis products under another company’s brand.

We assist clients in developing and implementing staff training programs and SOPs to ensure compliance with cannabis regulations, promote safety, and maintain high operational standards.

Our skilled attorneys help clients in the cannabis industry navigate alternative dispute resolution methods, such as negotiation, mediation, and arbitration, to efficiently and cost-effectively resolve disputes. We understand the unique challenges faced by businesses in the beverage industry and are dedicated to finding cost-efficient resolutions that minimize potential disruptions to your business.

Despite best efforts, some disputes may escalate and require litigation. Our seasoned litigators are prepared to represent your interests in the courtroom. Whether you’re facing labor and employment actions, regulatory enforcement actions, breach of contract actions, product liability claims, or disputes with business partners, our legal team will develop a robust strategy aimed at protecting your business. We have extensive experience in state, federal, and administrative courts and are well-versed in the unique aspects of cannabis law litigation.

Our cannabis law attorneys assist clients in securing financing options tailored to the unique needs of the industry. We provide guidance on various financing structures, including debt and equity financing, private placements, venture capital investments, and strategic partnerships. With our deep understanding of the legal and regulatory aspects of cannabis financing, we help clients structure agreements that comply with applicable laws and regulations while maximizing growth opportunities. Whether you are a cannabis business seeking funding or an investor looking to enter the industry, we provide comprehensive legal counsel to facilitate successful financing transactions.

Connect With Our Cannabis Law Experts Today

Contact us today for a complimentary consultation to learn how our specialized knowledge in cannabis law can empower your business to operate confidently within the evolving regulatory environment.

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