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Cultivating Cannabis Business Success

Stay secure and stay ahead with the legal team that knows the business of Michigan marijuana better than anyone else

Our legal team can give you all the facts, such as the cost of growing one gram of cannabis.

Then there’s this. We have a 95% success rate with state license applications.

But on to the main point. We’ve been helping Michigan marijuana businesses lay the groundwork for long-term security and success for years, and we can help you, too.

We guarantee you won’t find a firm as successful, well-versed, or specialized in helping a marijuana business, whether it’s just getting started or is established but needs expert counsel.

– New Businesses
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– Changes of Location
– Modification of Premises
– Special Land Use

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– Corporate Governance
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– Litigation
– Mergers and Acquisitions

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– Consultation on Regulatory Compliance
– Facility Plans, & Narratives
– Audits, Training, and Mock Facility Inspections

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– Municipally Permitted Real Estate Ready For Immediate Occupancy

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Well-Known and Trusted

The Cannabis Legal Group (CLG) provides the very best legal services to the marijuana industry in Michigan.

The firm has earned the reputation as the most trusted source for information and counsel in the state.

CLG is the most prominent marijuana business firm in the state for a number of reasons.

It’s the firm the media always turns to for legal advice about everything having to do with Michigan’s cannabis industry.

CLG has held many successful cannabis business seminars since 2016 teaching how to best enter this rapidly growing industry.

The firm’s four attorney team continuously write in-depth articles on every facet of the marijuana business industry.

In addition to the writings and research, they record a popular live broadcast (featured on Facebook and YouTube) called Cannabusiness Live.

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A Nationwide Reputation

The Cannabis Legal Group provides expert marijuana business and licensing services to the industry including; municipal lobbying, municipal and state application writing, a wide variety of corporate services including formation, drafting governing documents, buy-sell agreements, license, business and real estate acquisitions and cannabis facility compliance services.

The firm’s attorneys are relied upon by both the local and national news for commentary and analysis for a variety of cannabis related topics.

They’ve been featured in both print and video news publications a number of times including the Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Fox 2 – Let it Rip, WXYZ Channel 7 Detroit, and Detroit Public Radio. DBusiness Magazine has named the firm as the “Face of Cannabis Law” for 2016-2018.

They’ve also named Founder Barton Morris the Top Cannabis Lawyer for Metro Detroit.

The Cannabis Legal Group has experience in representing both large multi-state operators as well as small businesses.

CLG is the Michigan firm of choice in setting the path to success in Michigan’s Cannabis Industry.

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We’d like to take a moment to thank you for the excellent level of work in the items that you submitted – your application was among the best that we have received. It was well-organized, thorough, and easy to review.

City of Grand Rapids

I have been using the Cannabis legal team since 2017 and will continue to use them for years to come. Their professionalism and dedication to their clients is unlike any I have ever experienced with a legal team. From navigating the complicated Cannabis laws to creating and maintaining a new Cannabis business. They do it all! You guys have been amazing! I look forward to our continued work together.

Angela Y.

Extremely knowledgeable and very helpful when it comes to navigating the complicated nature of cannabis businesses in Michigan. I met with Barton where he answered all my questions about the pre-qualification application, and was prompt in answering subsequent questions through email after the meeting was completed. I certainly plan to continue utilize Barton’s knowledge in the future.

Thomas S.

My brother has retained this firm to help with the state application process. Very knowledgeable, always available, and exceptionally professional without being dismissive.

Brock K.

This firm is definitely five star and I highly recommend them. We definitely feel better navigating the legal waters now. Don’t guess on where you’re going in this business, get a firm that can help you make the right choices so you can run a top notch operation.

Matt R.

Great firm with the skills, knowledge, and insight to help clients succeed in a complicated and regulated medical cannabis industry.

Dwight C.

These guys are great to work with. Barton was very personable and made sure all my concerns were thoroughly addressed in a way that I could understand. Don’t hesitate to call them.

Tim F.

Very helpful and took the time to answer the questions that I had for them.

Ross K.

This group is the best. Must call them if you’re getting into the cannabusiness.

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