Dentons Canada LLP

Cannabis Law Department

Nationwide - Canada
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Legalization of cannabis in Canada and the associated influx of investment capital is a springboard for opportunities. When you partner with Dentons, you tap into our full range of experience across a number of legal fields and complex issues such as:

  • Working with leading licensed producers on their going public transactions and financing activities, including . US producers.
  • Working with clients on cultivation, production and retail license applications and all related regulatory and strategic considerations.
  • Providing legal advice on strategic acquisitions of distribution and patient aggregation targets. We assist producers and individual investors on a range of investments: cross-border private and public securities offerings, and equity investments in, and loans to, industry participants.
  • Providing deep technology, privacy and consumer protection knowledge to assist with distribution and marketing platforms for cannabis, and related products and services.
  • Advising on real estate acquisitions, facility construction and zoning matters.
  • Counseling clients on clinical trials, including negotiating trial agreements and all related procurement agreements.
  • Coordinating with Dentons’ offices in over 2 dozen jurisdictions around the world to assist Canadian cannabis clients to pursue global opportunities in legal or legalizing jurisdictions.
  • Advising employers on their rights and obligations regarding use of medical and adult-use cannabis by their employees.


Foster, Eric (Head of Department)

Bacsalmasi, Nicole

Burns, Kimberly

Coulson, Shea

Rozansky, Scott