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Thompson Coburn’s cannabis practice is committed to advancing the interests of the industry. We provide creative, precise and cost-effective legal counsel to cannabis businesses.
The firm not only represents marijuana producers, sellers and investors on their formation and operation, but also can provide cannabis law guidance to property owners, equipment providers, insurers, software companies and consulting firms.
We leverage our experience to plan for and promote the long-term success of our cannabis clients. With more than 380 lawyers nationwide, Thompson Coburn is a full-service law firm with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and St. Louis that can assist the cannabis industry in a wide variety of areas.
- FinCEN guidance looks to enhance availability and transparency of financial services to hemp companies
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has provided additional guidance for financial institutions that monitor hemp companies, and “is intended to enhance the availability of financial services […]
- How California is defending statewide cannabis delivery
The viability of many California cannabis delivery businesses may be at stake as a landmark lawsuit brought by local municipalities against the Bureau of Cannabis Control heads to trial. This post […]
- Cannabis and Coronavirus: Issues for cannabis-related businesses to overcome
In the wake of COVID-19, the legal cannabis industry is feeling the pain as demand and sales decline. Dispensaries and other cannabis businesses face limited operations at best, and risk of default […]
- Cannabis banking bill heads to U.S. House for a vote
The week of September 23, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 1595, the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act, a measure that seeks to harmonize federal and state cannabis […]
- ABA urges Congress to reform federal cannabis policy
The ABA House of Delegates has adopted a resolution recommending the rescheduling or de-scheduling of cannabis under the CSA. The resolution urges Congress to enact legislation removing cannabis from […]
- Governor Pritzker signs bill expanding medical cannabis program
On August 9, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law Illinois Senate Bill 2023, which amends and makes permanent the State’s pilot medical cannabis program. The amendment will expand […]
- What’s new for medical cannabis facilities after the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act
With the passage of the June 25, 2019 Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, Illinois has legalized recreational cannabis use for adults 21 and older. The Act outlines new regulations for medical […]
- Highlights from Missouri Cannabis Business Breakfast
On June 25th, Thompson Coburn’s St. Louis office hosted prospective cannabis-industry players for its Missouri Cannabis Business Breakfast. Our attorneys discussed the legal issues related to […]
- Branding your bud: New U.S. Trademark Office guidelines for cannabis
With the December 20, 2018 signing of the 2018 Farm Bill, companies seeking federal registration of trademarks for goods derived from “hemp” may be able to protect their brands. The Trademark […]
- STATES Act reintroduced in Congress to harmonize federal, state cannabis law
The STATES Act has been reintroduced in the U.S. Senate and largely mirrors its previous version, with two exceptions. The Act is likely to see opposition from conservatives who may see it as a step […]