With more and more states enacting laws to legalize and expand medical and recreational use of cannabis, business owners, investors, employers, non-profit organizations and others are working to navigate a complex and ever-evolving web of regulations as they look to leverage opportunities in this emerging industry.

With the use of cannabis still prohibited by federal law, businesses and organizations looking to operate in the cannabis industry face many unknowns and specific challenges as they work to establish compliant companies in an industry where the intersection of business and legal concerns have not yet been put to the test.