Cultivating Cannabusiness Success

95% Success Rate with State License Applications

Stay secure and stay ahead with a legal team that knows the cannabis marketplace. Our legal team can give you all the facts, such as the cost of growing one gram of cannabis is roughly $3 on average. Anyway, that’s besides the point… Back to the legal side.

We help marijuana businesses lay the groundwork for long-term security and success.

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Exclusive Collaboration with the Premier
National Licensing Cannabis Law Firm

Vicente Sederberg is exclusively collaborating with the Cannabis Legal Group and working of counsel to provide our clients the top cannabis business services in Michigan.

Vicente Sederberg, based in Denver, Colorado, is the most successful and experienced marijuana business and licensing law firm in the country. Vicente Sederberg has successfully achieved marijuana licenses in 18 states and is led by visionary Brian Vicente, partner, founding member and co-director of Amendment 64, the first regulated adult use recreational marijuana industries in the country.

Those wishing to obtain a license to operate as a dispensary, processor, grower, transporter or testing facility must also obtain a municipal license in the city in which the business is located.

If you desire to ensure their success, you now have the most experienced and successful marijuana licensing law firm in the country by your side. Combined with the Cannabis Legal Group, Michigan’s most experienced marijuana law firm, client’s will have a premier legal counsel that is unmatched.

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Client Testimonials

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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Modified COVID-19 Rules for Michigan Cannabis Businesses

On Monday, July 20th, 2020, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) updated the advisory bulletin for Licensed Marijuana Operations Under COVID-19 Executive Orders. This advisory bulletin updates the MRA's initial advisory bulletin from June 10th, 2020 that [...]

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• Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act Licensing
Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Act Licensing
Detroit Medical Marijuana Caregiver Center Licensing
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Caregiver Compliance and Risk Management Program Book

An extensive guide, written by our experienced cannabis lawyers specifically for Michigan Medical Marijuana Act caregivers. This incredibly resourceful manual of 80 pages includes all of the forms, procedures, and explanations necessary to implement a caregiver compliance and risk management program.

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Legal Team

Experienced Michigan Marijuana Attorneys


Barton Morris

Principal & Founder

  • Department of the Attorney General Dana Nessel Marijuana Legal Workgroup

  • Marijuana Law Section Council Member

  • American Chemical Society Forensic Lawyer-Scientist

  • National Cannabis Industry Association’s (NCIA) State Regulations Committee (SRC), 2018-2019

  • DBusiness Magazine Expert in Cannabis Law, 2020

  • SuperLawyers, 2014-2018

  • DBusiness Magazine’s Face of Cannabis Law, 2016-2018

  • Marijuana Law Section Board Member

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Andre Perrotta

Associate Attorney

  • SuperLawyers Rising Star Attorney, 2017-2018

  • DBusiness Magazine, Top Lawyer 2019

  • Operating Agreements

  • Shareholder Agreements

  • Asset and Stock Purchase Agreements

  • Employment Agreements

  • Management Service Agreements

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The Cannabis Legal Group (CLG) provides first class legal and Certified Public Accounting (CPA) services to the marijuana industry in Michigan. The firm has received a high reputation as the most well known and trusted source for information and counsel. CLG exclusively works with, and is of counsel to, the most successful and well known national cannabis business and licensing law firm Vicente Sederberg, LLP of Colorado.

CLG has been the most prominent and well known cannabis firm in the state for a number of reasons. They have held a dozen successful cannabis business seminars since 2016 teaching how to best enter this rapidly, fast growing industry. The firm’s three attorney team continuously write in depth articles on every facet of the marijuana industry. In addition to the writings and research, they record a weekly live broadcast (featured on Facebook and YouTube) called Cannabusiness Live, which is viewed by hundreds of people every week.

The Cannabis Legal Group provides expert 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 have 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 have 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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