Top 5 Steps to Take Before Obtaining a Cannabis License in a Newly Legal State

By Henry Baskerville

With five states recently passing legislation allowing some form of marijuana sales, many hopeful cannabis dispensary operators will be throwing their hats into the ring. However, because cannabis is still classified as a Schedule 1 drug under the Federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA), each state will have its own maze of laws, regulations and oversight agencies for potential licensees to navigate.
Fortis partner Henry Baskerville shares counsel on the five key steps potential dispensary operators should take, as well as what to know about entering the cannabis business in newly legal states. To read more from this article, please follow the link located here.

Henry Baskerville

Henry Baskerville

Henry Baskerville is a Managing Partner at Fortis and Head of the Litigation Department. Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, and National Trial Lawyers. Henry is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses on complex commercial litigation, cannabis law, white-collar criminal defense, government contracts, and construction law.

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