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Firms identify areas most impacted by cannabis legalization in 2018

Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 8:58 AM | By Amanda Jerome

With cannabis legalization fast approaching, large law firms across Canada are preparing their clients for the sea change arriving in the summer of 2018.

Dentons, Norton Rose Fulbright, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP have weighed in on what they’re doing to stay ahead of the cannabis curve and what areas of practice are being effected the most as new aspects of legalization emerge.

The firms have identified capital markets, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and intellectual property as areas that will experience...