For the past two decades the Government of Canada has studied and debated policy objectives regarding the new regime for legal access to marijuana for both medical and non-medical purposes. On April 13, 2017, Bill C-45 was passed in Canada which will amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act,
the Criminal Code
and will introduce the Cannabis Act
which will take effect on July 1, 2018. The cannabis market is an ever growing and expanding
industry and our firm is ready to take on the challenge of providing quality legal advice and services for our cannabis clientele.
Our team will provide your company with customized and personalized legal advice and resources to help support and develop your company in this new area of law which encompasses regulatory and other compliance issues. Our firm has expertise in the fields of intellectual property law, contract law, employment and commercial-corporate law which will assist your cannabis or cannabis-related business venture navigate this new regulatory regime while providing quality business and legal solutions to help ensure growth of your company.
At Durand Morisseau we assist our clients in securing intellectual property rights and assist our clients on navigating through the ever-changing regulatory regime, including the Cannabis Act proposed regulations
as well as other related legislation. We are interested in representing clients in all areas of the cannabis industry and we are interested in developing these relationships as the industry in Canada grows over the next few years. The cannabis team at Durand Morisseau looks forward to advising and providing our clients with quality legal solutions in this ever-growing space.