By enacting legislation legalizing adult use cannabis, New York State has joined other economies as part of a national and global cannabis industry and marketplace. Cuddy & Feder’s lawyers have decades of experience advising clients on business formation, securing an appropriate location for business operation and obtaining land use and regulatory approvals. Cannabis Practice Chair Andrew Schriever is a leading writer, lecturer and advisor on cannabis law policy, a member of the Westchester County Bar Association’s Cannabis Law Committee, and a co-founder of the New York City Cannabis Industry Association where he serves on its Board of Directors. He also co-founded and serves as President of the Hudson Valley Cannabis Industry Association.

We are advising clients on New York’s new cannabis law and forthcoming regulations and the licensing processes. Our attorneys can assist with all aspects of your cannabis business, including:

  • General consultation, overall strategic planning and project team management
  • Evaluate proposed locations for cannabis-related businesses
  • Strategize and obtain municipal land use approvals
  • Formation of corporate entities and corporate governance
  • Drafting and negotiation of partnership/shareholder and member agreements
  • Preparation of license application materials
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Services for ancillary businesses in the market
  • Real estate transactions, including purchasing, sales and leasing
  • Vendor contracts

Contact us today to discuss how we can help you succeed in this emerging market at aschriever@cuddyfeder.com.

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