As the cannabis industry continues to grow rapidly, both nationally and in Connecticut, Pullman & Comley’s multidisciplinary Cannabis Industry team helps our clients capitalize on the opportunities in this emerging area. Our attorneys were among the first in Connecticut to help growers navigate the permitting process after medical marijuana was legalized in the state in 2012. In the years since, the businesses that grow, dispense and provide testing services for this limited-use drug have relied on our attorneys as their strategic advisors.
Our team offers a full range of legal services that intersect with businesses, industries and government entities. These include cannabis business formation, licensure, legal and regulatory compliance, corporate structuring, fund formation, debt and equity financing, tax, real estate acquisitions and leasing, zoning and land use, labor and employment issues, HIPAA and intellectual property protection.
Our Business and Finance attorneys help growers through the application and approval process and continue to represent one of the first four Connecticut producers, when called upon to assist with its expansion plans. Our Tax attorneys have obtained two favorable tax rulings from the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services, confirming the exemption from the Connecticut Sales and Use Tax of medical marijuana testing services. Additionally, our Labor and Employment Law attorneys routinely advise employers on how laws related to the use of medical marijuana affect employment policies and practices.