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All bets on green—are law firms betting on cannabis?

Published on: 04 March 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • All bets on green—are law firms betting on cannabis?
  • On the horizon
  • Are Mackrell Turner Garrett right?
  • Giving it the green light
  • Why the focus on the UK?
  • Risks for law firms
  • Risks for businesses
  • Devoting resources to cannabis
  • Why cannabis?
  • A viable business move?
  • More...

Article summary

Practice Management analysis: Top UK law firms are responding to growing calls to legalise cannabis, and legislative changes to allow the prescription of medicinal cannabis products in the UK. In light of this, we look at the reasoning behind the decisions of law firms to invest departments and funds into the cannabis industry, the growing interest of US firms to open UK branches for cannabis, and the risks for firms. Practitioners from CM Murray and Hoban Law Group offer their interpretation, revealing a considerable difference between the UK and US opinion on the future of the cannabis industry and UK law. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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