Cultivating Cannabusiness Success

100% Licensing Success Rate in the State of Michigan

Stay secure and stay ahead with a legal team that knows the cannabis marketplace.
We help marijuana businesses lay the groundwork for long-term security and success.

Cultivating a Successful Cannabusiness – Seminar

September 27th  | Detroit, MI

You’ve got your Michigan Marijuana Facility License, you’re on the path to great wealth and success, right? Not necessarily! The cannabis industry is extremely unique due to State and Federal rules and regulations which create a higher standard and greater challenges than other industries.

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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

Jennifer has a vast knowledge of business and tax laws. She is the right women to help start up a new business.

Tracy B.

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.

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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Preparing to Purchase a Licensed Cannabis Facility

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Last week, we wrote about new application materials released by the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA). These newly released materials serve to assist applicants with changing a facility’s ownership or on how to purchase a licensed [...]

MMFLA Regulatory Assessment Fees Announced for Fiscal Year 2020

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On Thursday, the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced the new regulatory assessment fees for Fiscal Year 2020. The amount of the regulatory assessment fees for licensed medical marijuana facilities is determined annually as required by [...]

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For Businesses

Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Act Licensing
Detroit Medical Marijuana Caregiver Center Licensing
Municipal Representation
Cannabusiness Consulting
Property Zoning, Permits, Land Use
Business and Operational Planning
Regulatory Compliance
Corporate Formation
Contracts, Business Licensing and Formation
Brand Development, Web & Graphic Design
In House Cannabis Specialty Accounting & Book Keeping Services

For Patients and Caregivers

Possession of Marijuana
Improper Transportation of Marijuana
Operating Under the Influence of Marijuana
Operating With the Presence of THC
Possession With Intent to Distribute Marijuana
Manufacture of Marijuana
Delivery of Marijuana
Regulatory Compliance

Caregiver Compliance Book

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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NORML Marijuana Legal Lifetime Member



Legal Team

Experienced Michigan Marijuana Attorneys


Barton Morris

Principal & Founder

  • Department of the Attorney General Dana Nessel Marijuana Legal Workgroup

  • Council Member Marijuana Law Section State Bar Michigan 2015-2019

  • American Chemical Society Forensic Lawyer Scientist
  • National Cannabis Industry Association’s (NCIA) State Regulations Committee (SRC), 2018-2019

  • Super Lawyer 2014-2018

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

  • Marijuana Law Section Board Member

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Travis Copenhaver

 Senior Associate Attorney

  • Marijuana Law Section Member

  • Intellectual Property Law Section Member

  • MMFLA License Acquisition

  • Municipal and State Compliance

  • Business Entity Formation

  • Brand Management and Trademark Services

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Nick Galendez

Nickolas Galendez

 Associate Attorney

  • MMFLA License Acquisition

  • Municipal and State Compliance

  • Land Use, Zoning, & Property

  • Civil Litigation/Appeals

  • Marijuana Law Section Member

  • Corporate Governance Documents

  • Business Entity Formation

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Jennifer Domingue

Jennifer Domingue

 Associate Attorney

  • Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Recreational Marijuana Attorney Work Group

  • Marijuana Law Section Member

  • Business Law Section Member

  • MMFLA License Acquisition

  • Municipal and State Regulatory Compliance
  • Business Entity Formation

  • Corporate Governance Documents

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Civil & Commercial Litigation
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The Cannabis Legal Group (CLG) provides first class legal and Certified Public Accounting services to the marijuana industry in Michigan. The firm has recieved a high reputaiton 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 five 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, 2017 and 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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