Ryan Hurley returns to Rose Law Group as chairman of cannabis department

By MMJ Daily

Rose Law Group has announced the return of Ryan Hurley, known as the “Father of Cannabis Law” in Arizona, according to the law firm. As Chairman of the firm’s Cannabis Department at Rose Law Group, Hurley is back on the team following seven years spent as general counsel for a vertically integrated cannabis company.

Hurley has been involved with the Arizona cannabis market since its beginning, the law firm claims. Rose Law Group says they were the first firm to build a cannabis law department in Arizona.

According to them, Hurley played a critical part in the 2016 and 2020 initiatives to legalize recreational cannabis in Arizona. They say he is also a founding member of the National Cannabis Industry Association and the Arizona Dispensaries Association.

Hurley will continue to lead the cannabis law department with an additional focus on blockchain, Web3, AI, and other technological innovations.

“Ryan is amongst the top, most innovative attorneys I have ever had the privilege of knowing. I feel so grateful and lucky to have him back leading our team, said Jordan Rose, founder and president of Rose Law Group.

Prior to his return, Hurley served as general counsel for Copperstate Farms, one of the largest greenhouse cannabis producers in North America. His involvement helped the company grow and develop as a market leader through his policy expertise. He managed a variety of needs for Copperstate Farms, some of which included overall company compliance, contracting, HR, joint ventures, risk management, litigation strategy, and special projects.

Along with its cannabis law department, Rose Law Group also practices in several other areas, including land use, zoning, web3, metaverse, renewable energy, government relations and lobbying, administrative law, family law, transactional real estate, employment law, water law, Native American relations, ADA compliance, infrastructure finance, special districts taxation, business formation/corporation transactions, business litigation, digital assets, intellectual property protection, school law, cyber-defamation, cyber privacy, drone law, intellectual property, estate planning, asset protection, private litigation, class actions, DUI’s and more.

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