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Cannabis Business & Dispensary Licensing Attorneys in Arizona


Need help understanding Arizona cannabis law and dispensary licensing?

Goldberg Law Group is here to help. A knowledgeable cannabis business attorney in Arizona can help you manage the recreational or medical marijuana license application process. In addition to helping Arizona cannabis businesses with their licensing needs, our experienced business attorneys also assist with other matters related to cannabis business operations, including corporate governance and management, labor and employment matters, licensing and regulatory compliance, researching and addressing potential zoning issues and advising on private equity financing and capital requirements. Whether your business focus is on cultivating, infusing, or dispensing cannabis, you can rely on your Goldberg Law Group attorney for your cannabis business legal needs.


Only properly licensed establishments may sell marijuana or marijuana products in Arizona for adult use, and only licensed, nonprofit medical marijuana dispensaries may sell medical marijuana in the state. Your business will need a license to sell adult-use marijuana or marijuana products.


Your Goldberg Law Group dispensary lawyer can help you understand which requirements apply to your business and manage the legal complexities involved in the Arizona cannabis industry, so you can focus your attention on running your business.

Help is just a phone call away. Contact us today at 480-427-7444 to schedule a free consultation with an AZ cannabis business lawyer.

Medical marijuana has been legal in Arizona since 2010, as provided in the Arizona Department of Health Services Medical Marijuana Program. Proposition 207 (the Safe and Smart Act) — passed into law in 2020 — legalizing adult-use marijuana in Arizona. Under this law, it is legal for people who are at least 21 years old to possess, purchase, transport, or process limited amounts of marijuana or marijuana concentrate. Numerous regulations promulgated under these laws, codified in chapters 13, 36, and 42 of the Arizona Revised Statutes, govern the cultivation, manufacture, sale, possession, and distribution of marijuana in the state.

Arizona Compliance and Licensing

Business regulation for cannabis businesses — including licensing, growth, sales, and testing — is handled by the Arizona Department of Health Services.


Goldberg Law Group’s cannabis business attorneys have experience assisting marijuana businesses meet their regulatory licensing and compliance obligations.


In addition to cannabis law, we have extensive, hands-on experience helping individuals and business owners address and manage a variety of other administrative and procedural legal matters. This background, in turn, has helped us refine and streamline our representation of marijuana-related businesses. We understand the regulatory complexities involved in the Arizona Medical Marijuana Program and the Adult-Use Marijuana Program which means we are well prepared to help you navigate the process more confidently.

Business Services in Arizona

Establishing and operating any type of business comes with challenges and potential legal hurdles; that’s especially true for cannabis-related businesses, which must ensure compliance with myriad industry-specific rules and regulations. When you choose Goldberg Law Group, you are choosing experienced, knowledgeable cannabis business legal experience you can trust.


Contact Michael K. Goldberg at 480-427-7444 to schedule your free initial consultation.

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Arizona Office

16427 N. Scottsdale Road -

Suite 200

Scottsdale, AZ 85254




Illinois Office

120 South Riverside Plaza –
Suite 1675
Chicago, IL 60606




Practice Areas in Arizona

Professional Medical
Staff Discipline

Our attorneys are vigorous advocates for physicians in medical staff hearings and appeals. We work hard to protect and preserve the rights of Illinois and Arizona physicians under the medical staff bylaws and state and federal laws and defend adverse actions that threaten your membership and privileges.

Medicare & Medicaid Audits

In the current regulatory environment, healthcare providers face increasing scrutiny from government healthcare programs. Goldberg Law Group provides strategic legal representation in all types of Medicare and Medicaid audits and claim reviews.

Third Party Payer Audits

Third party payer audits present a significant financial risk for physicians, industry service providers, and medical groups. Our attorneys have years of experience representing physicians and other providers in in audits and claim reviews initiated by commercial payers. 

Healthcare Merger & Acquisition Transactions

Goldberg Law Group’s attorneys guide clients through the complex legal and regulatory issues in merger, acquisition, sales, and affiliation transactions involving physician groups, medical practices, and healthcare industry service providers.

Medical Staff Credentialing & Peer Review

Our healthcare attorneys routinely counsel and advise physicians with issues related to medical staff credentialing and peer review. We identify and safeguard your rights under the medical staff bylaws and applicable laws and make sure your status is presented in the most favorable light.

Corporate Formation & Organization

Healthcare providers who are interested in forming and organizing their own business must adhere to a unique set of laws and regulations. Our attorneys rely upon industry-specific knowledge gained through 40 years of experience to advise physicians, chiropractors and other healthcare service providers through the process of forming and organizing their own business.

Corporate Disputes, Licensing & Litigation

The lawyers at Goldberg Law Group provide legal advice and representation in business-to-business disputes and in conflicts that arise amongst individual stakeholders.

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