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Reflections and Trends to Look for Since the Legalization of Recreational Cannabis in Canada

Andrew J. Wilder Business of Cannabis In October 2018, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize the production, use and sale of recreational cannabis. In the approximately...
May 27, 2021
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United States Federal Cannabis Reform on the Horizon

Andrew J. Wilder and Vlad Mihaescu Cannabis reform in the United States is poised to progress as the Democrats now control the Senate, the House of Representatives, and the presidency. ...
Jan 7, 2021
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Composition of the U.S. Congress and Cannabis Reform

Andrew J. Wilder and Vlad Mihaescu On Saturday, November 7, 2020, the U.S. election was decided and, subject to President Trump’s legal challenges to the election, former Vice President...
Nov 10, 2020
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U.S. Election and Legalization of Cannabis in Various States

Andrew J. Wilder and Vlad Mihaescu Yesterday the United States presidential election took place, however the final results have not yet been determined and at this point a winner is sti...
Nov 4, 2020

Consolidation in the cannabis retail space: Are you ready?

Andrew J. Wilder The Lawyer’s Daily It has been just over two years since recreational cannabis has been legalized in Canada. Each province and territory was charged with setting up the ...
Nov 4, 2020
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Cannabis and the U.S. Election

Andrew J. Wilder and Vlad Mihaescu With the United States presidential election just days away, American voters are also deciding on the potential future of the legal cannabis industry....
Oct 30, 2020

Mergers and Acquisitions in the Cannabis Retail Space

Andrew J. Wilder Business of Cannabis The end of the lottery process in Ontario and the opening-up of cannabis retail to the public at the beginning of 2020 has led to many more cannabis r...
Sep 22, 2020

Cannabis Update: AGCO Doubles Rate of Retail Store Authorization Issuance

Andrew J. Wilder and Vlad Mihaescu As of September 1, 2020, Ontario cannabis retail operators are permitted to hold up to 30 retail store authorizations (“RSAs”), permitting them to ope...
Sep 2, 2020

Cannabis Retail: What's currently going on and what can we expect on the horizon?

Matt Maurer and Andrew J. Wilder Business of Cannabis In less than two years since the legalization of recreational cannabis, there are currently over 1,000 cannabis retail stores open for business across...
Aug 24, 2020

Israel Takes the Next Steps Towards Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

Andrew J. Wilder Israel is considered one of the global leaders in medical cannabis research and innovation. In 1964, Professor Raphael Mechoulam of the Hebrew Univers...
Jul 6, 2020

Andrew Wilder, Matt Maurer and Vlad Mihaescu to speak on a Legal Primer on Cannabis in Canada and the US

Andrew J. Wilder, Vlad Mihaescu and Matt Maurer Andrew Wilder, Matt Maurer and Vlad Mihaescu will be speaking on, "A Legal Primer on Cannabis in Canada and the US" presented by Ally Law.
Jun 25, 2020

Manitoba Announces Expansion of Cannabis Retail Market

Andrew J. Wilder and Vlad Mihaescu Manitoba has announced that it will again be opening up and expanding its cannabis retail store licensing in the Province. This is the first opportuni...
May 27, 2020
Nov 6, 2019

Edibles: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

Andrew J. Wilder and Matt Maurer Future Cannabis Strategies North America, Roundtable
Oct 3, 2019
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Second Lottery for Ontario Cannabis Retail Stores - What are the Rules and Strategies for Success?

Andrew J. Wilder and Matt Maurer Torkin Manes LegalPoint On July 3, 2019, the Ontario Government announced that it was moving to the next phase of its plan to license cannabis retail stores within ...
Aug 6, 2019
Mar 27, 2019
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Retail Cannabis in Ontario - What Will Be Required to Obtain a Retail Store?

Andrew J. Wilder and Matt Maurer Torkin Manes LegalPoint The Current Landscape in Ontario October 17th, 2018 marked a historic moment for Canada as the federal Cannabis Act came into effect, legalizing recre...
Oct 30, 2018
Oct 29, 2018

Mandatory staff positions, security clearances under the Cannabis Act

Matt Maurer and Andrew J. Wilder Grow Opportunity Magazine On July 11, 2018, the Cannabis Regulations to support the coming into force of the federal Cannabis Act were published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.
Aug 17, 2018
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Legal Alert: Release of the Cannabis Regulations

Andrew J. Wilder Four new sets of regulations to the newly assented Cannabis Act were released on June 27, 2018, including the Cannabis Regulations, Industrial Hemp Re...
Jul 26, 2018
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Cannabis Industry Update: Outcome of the Final Vote of the Senate on Bill C-45

Andrew J. Wilder On June 7, 2018, Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act (the “Bill”), had its third and final reading in the Senate and passed with 56 votes in ...
Jun 12, 2018
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Update on the Proposed Regulation of Cannabis: Health Canada Releases Summary of Public Feedback

Andrew J. Wilder and Yale Hertzman On March 19, 2018, Health Canada released a summary report (the “Summary”) of the comments it received during the 60-day public cons...
Mar 29, 2018
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