Minnesota Cannabis Law


Hemp, CBD, MMJ and MJ

We provide legal services to the hemp, cannabinoid, medical-marijuana and adult-use marijuana markets in the Upper Midwest.

Why You Should Choose Us

We offer a holistic range of legal services for the hemp, cannabinoid, medical-marijuana and adult-use marijuana markets in the Upper Midwest. 


We assist our clients in complying with an ever-changing universe of regulations. In the event of a dispute, we have experience successfully challenging regulatory decisions.


Our attorneys have extensive experience lobbying, drafting legislation and crafting policy. Based upon our knowledge of the complex laws and regulations impacting hemp, cannabinoid, medical marijuana and adult-use marijuana, we will guide you through the challenges posed at the state and local level.


We can assist you with preparation of your licensing application. Then, if trouble arrives, we can litigate to protect your rights.


We can help form your new business and get it up and running. We assist with contract drafting and review. We also provide guidance with corporate transactions, asset purchases and sales, and real estate transactions.

Latest news & insights

Bonkers Thus Far: The Impact of Minnesota’s New THC Law

A Q&A with Jason Tarasek, a cannabis lawyer who helped launch the bill, reflects on its unlikely passage and what it means for the future Super Lawyers online-exclusiveBy Carly Nairn on August 18, 2022 Super Lawyers: First off, can you just give me a brief synopsis of the new Minnesota law that went into effect July 1, and how it

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Ask us anything about Minnesota’s new THC edibles law

MPR News host Angela Davis spoke with two lawyers who specialize in cannabis law about Minnesota’s new law, how it compares to cannabis laws in other states and what all this means for Minnesotans. https://www.mprnews.org/episode/2022/07/12/ask-us-anything-about-minnesotas-new-thc-edibles-law

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More banks gain a foothold in cannabis

“It’s a marathon, not a 100-yard dash.”  The methodical approach to developing a cannabis banking program described by Stearns Bank Director of Cannabis Banking Services Michael O’Neill is playing out in a number of ways at the St. Cloud, Minn.-based bank. The nationally-chartered Stearns has experienced strong loan growth during its pilot cannabis banking program,

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CBD, Some THC To Be Allowed In Food, Drinks Sold In Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A change to Minnesota law means you soon legally can buy food and drinks with CBD and some THC in it. The legislature cleared up some of the confusion surrounding what’s allowed in food and beverages. The bill also tightened restrictions on how much hemp-derived THC is legal.

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State v. Loveless, Minnesota Cannabis Law

In the matter of State v. Loveless, Minnesota Cannabis Law was proud to contribute to an amicus brief urging the Minnesota Supreme Court to reverse the appellate court’s decision, which ignores Minnesota’s hemp statute and is crushing our industrial hemp, CBD and cannabinoid businesses and customers.  –Jason Tarasek

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