Laura A. Bianchi is the Director of Rose Law Group’s Medical Marijuana practice group.
Laura’s practice is concentrated on cannabis law, providing legal advice, guidance and assistance in various realms of the legal cannabis industry, including strategic planning and development, investment and lending relationships and structure, business and financial structure, business, corporate and real estate transactions, agreements and contracts, compliance with state law and local rules, requirements and regulations, best business practices, business consulting, application preparation and drafting, site selection and procurement, and all stages of the Arizona Department of Health Services Medical Marijuana Program.
Laura is on the forefront of the legal cannabis movement and is passionate about providing information, education, and facts about cannabis and the cannabis industry, as well as its business, medical marijuana, economic benefits, potential and investing. Laura is an active member of the National Cannabis Industry Association and the National Cannabis Bar Association, having previously served as Co-Chair for the Women Grow Phoenix Chapter.
In her work with business and corporate transactions, Laura provides advice and assistance to business and corporate clients in a wide variety of ways, including corporate formation and entity structure, charitable nonprofit organizations, financing, real estate transactions, corporate and residential leasing, acquisition and disposition of real property and businesses, employment/independent contractor, business, corporate and real estate negotiations.
Laura is also the Director of Rose Law Group’s Estate Planning department, managing the assistance of both individuals and businesses with asset protection, business succession, trusts and will creation among others.
Laura has been featured in O Magazine, Forbes, Bloomberg, Marijuana Business Daily, Dope Magazine, Denver Post, Arizona Republic, AZ Big Media and numerous other industry and traditional media sources. She was named a “Trendsetter” by Arizona Foothills Magazine, featured in Phoenix Business Journal’s Women & Cannabis and honored by Super Lawyers as a “Southwest Rising Star” and “Top Attorney” in 2016, 2017 and again 2018, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice.
Laura earned her JD from Vermont Law School and received a Bachelor of the Arts Degree in Political Science, with a language emphasis in American Sign Language, from the University of Colorado at Boulder. In her free time Laura enjoys training in mixed martial arts, spending time with family and friends and traveling.
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Governor Ducey signs bill allowing industrial hemp; ‘historic day’ says Laura Bianchi, partner and director of Rose Law Group Medical Cannabis Department
(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today signed SB 1098, providing +
Arizona hemp industry ready to take off if governor Ducey signs bill; if signed, AZ will become 35th state to approve says Laura Bianchi, Rose Law Group Partner and Director of Medical Cannabis
By Ray Stern | Phoenix New Times Governor Doug Ducey, one of the state’s most aggressive cannabis-legalization opponents, may be +