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The Effect of the New Cannabis Act on Law Firms, Morris Szwimer is Quoted in a Canadian Lawyer Article

Mar 15th, 2019

By Morris Szwimer

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Since the federal government’s Cannabis Act was passed into law, the gold rush of activity in the sector has only intensified. With that, of course, has come a greater call on the services of the bar.

Morris Szwimer, shareholder in the commercial group and a great asset in the cannabis team at Spiegel Sohmer, was interviewed by the well-known magazine Canadian Lawyer on the effects of the Cannabis Act in the different law firms in an article entitled: The green gold rush.

“Just like any other sectors, we realized there are real estate, tax components, IP, licensing, branding components, all these areas of law that we traditionally service, now servicing one more sector: cannabis. This led firms to concentrate their efforts on this new area. If you look around, law firms big or small, everyone has their toe in the water in some respect.”

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