Cannabis Group Of The Year: Cozen O’Connor

Law360 (December 18, 2020, 3:33 PM EST) — Cozen O’Connor was at the forefront of cannabis law this year as it drafted a first-of-its-kind amendment to a first-of-its-kind transaction between Canopy Growth and Acreage Holdings, earning the firm a spot among Law360’s 2020 Cannabis Practice Groups of the Year.

Cozen O’Connor attorneys were the go-to when Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth and American multistate operator Acreage Holdings wanted to rework the terms surrounding Canopy’s plan to acquire Acreage if — or when — marijuana becomes federally legal in the U.S.

“The industry hasn’t seen a transaction like this,” said Joe Bedwick, co-chair of the firm’s cannabis industry team. “It…

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