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New York Marijuana
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Empowering New York's emerging cannabis market with experienced cannabis attorneys

Green Light Law Group is a business law firm for the marijuana and hemp industries in New York. We have extensive experience navigating a newly forming cannabis market having brought hundreds of clients through Oregon’s launch in 2015, and thousands of clients over the past 7 years.

While the licensing program is being developed, cannabis businesses owners can consult with attorneys at Green Light Law Group to interpret the legal ramifications of regulations and mandates as they are enacted, execute the entity formation process, draft partnership agreements, advise on corporate governance matters, and prepare records likely needed for the adult-use recreational licensure process.

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Our attorneys are recognized industry leaders and are ready to provide insight and guidance to our clients. We have substantial experience working with marijuana and hemp clients, from licensing to litigation we are the legal team to help navigate New York's new landscape.

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Court Lifts Injunction on NY Cannabis Licenses, Clearing Path for More Dispensaries

Exciting news for New Yorkers came on March 28, 2023, when the Second Circuit Court of Appeals entered an Order…

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Judge Puts New York Dispensary Licenses on Pause on Dormant Commerce Clause Grounds

By Ramsey Chamie and Daniel Shortt On November 10, 2022, a federal judge temporarily stopped the Office of Cannabis Management…

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5 Key Terms in New York Cannabis Leases

By Brad Blommer and Ramsey Chamie If you are entering New York’s regulated cannabis market—as a cannabis producer, processor, retailer,…

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New York Takes a Hard Stand Against Vertical Integration

The Cannabis Control Board (CCB) and Office of Cannabis Regulations (OCM) recently issued “Guidance for Adult-Use Retail Dispensaries.” The twenty-seven-page…

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Green Light Attorneys Perry N. Salzhauer, Daniel Shortt, and Brittany Adikes have joined McGlinchey Stafford