Minnesota Cannabis Law

SERVING THE HEMP, CANNABINOID, MEDICAL-MARIJUANA AND ADULT-USE MARIJUANA MARKETS IN THE UPPER MIDWEST

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. 

REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

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.

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

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.

LICENSING

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

BUSINESS LAW

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

Lessons from Prohibition: Legalize Marijuana Now

On October 30, 2020, our seminar had the pleasure of speaking with a representative of Smart Approaches to Marijuana Minnesota (SAM-MN),[1] Kim Bemis, who is also the founder of Gobi, a program that helps concerned parents of children who use drugs and alcohol. The talking points against legalization included the belief that no psychoactive substance

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Lessons from Prohibition: Legalize Marijuana Now

On October 2, 2020, our law school class, “Marijuana and the Law,” had the pleasure of listening to a guest lecture by Kate Bischoff, a Minnesota employment attorney and consultant with a national reputation. During the class, we discussed potential pitfalls that employers encounter when grappling with issues of marijuana legalization and how employers may

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Welcome to the blog for the Seminar on Marijuana and the Law!

U.S. cannabis law is rapidly evolving. As of September 2020, 11 states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational adult use, with four states considering it on the ballot in November 2020 [link: https://ballotpedia.org/Marijuana_laws_in_the_United_States] In Minnesota, where I teach business law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, proponents have introduced a detailed

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MSBA Webinar

Although this is a video and not a podcast, even non-attorneys may find this Cannabis Law Primer interesting and educational.  During this webinar that Jason Tarasek presented with the Minnesota State Bar Association on March 23, 2020, Jason discusses the current status of hemp, CBD, medical marijuana and adult-use marijuana in Minnesota. https://msba.adobeconnect.com/ppktve1dynqk/

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Episode Ten: Michael Ford, Minnesota NORML

Jason Tarasek of Minnesota Cannabis Law sits down for a Minnesota Cannabis Conversation with MichaelFord, Executive Director, Minnesota NORML. In 2018 Ford won more than five-percent of the vote for statewide office in Minnesota and qualified the Legal Marijuana Nowparty as a major party in state. The conversation ranges from advocacy efforts to politics to cannabis and exercise.

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Episode Nine: Maren Schroeder, Sensible Change Minnesota

JasonTarasek of Minnesota Cannabis Law sits down for a Minnesota Cannabis Conversation with Maren Schroeder, the Policy Director at Sensible Change Minnesota Maren Schroeder discusses her history working on medical-marijuana issues in Minnesota as well as what advocacy issues are on the near horizon during the 2020 legislative session. Schroeder has been instrumental in nearly all advocacy efforts in the state

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Episode Eight: Rep. Heather Edelson

Jason Tarasek of Minnesota Cannabis Law sits down for a Minnesota Cannabis Conversation with State Representative Heather Edelson (DFL)District: 49A. Rep. Edelson talks about legislation she will introduce in the current legislative session, including a bill to add flower to the mix of cannabis medicine available to patients in Minnesota. Rep. Edelson also discusses how parents ought to be able to have their children

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Episode Seven: Sen. Melisa Franzen

Fresh off her interview on MSNBC in support of Amy Klobuchar’s presidential bid, state Sen. Melisa Franzen (DFL-Edina), speaks with Jason Tarasek of Minnesota Cannabis Law about her efforts to legalize adult-use marijuana and to add flower as an option for medical-marijuana patients.  #hemp #cbd #mmj #mnisready #mnleg @MelisaFranzen https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/minnesota-cannabis-conversations/id1493817416 https://www.businessofcannabis.ca/podcasts#Minnesota-Cannabis-Conversations

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