State and Local Cannabis Licensing, Land Use, Property Acquisition, Corporate Setup, Municipal Guidance, and Ongoing Compliance

ABOVE: Partner Valerio Romano was the lawyer for this large-scale cultivation facility located in Massachusetts, built from the ground up.

Experience & Knowledge

VGR Law Firm, LLC

If you are applying for a license to operate a cannabis business in Massachusetts, be it medical or adult-use, you need look no further. Whether it be retail, cultivation, product manufacturing, transporter, delivery, or even the emerging social consumption license, VGR Law Firm is ready to help you. We will work with municipal officials to obtain all necessary local permitting and agreements, including the requisite Host Community Agreement.

We will navigate the Cannabis Control Commission to obtain state permits. VGR Law Firm’s network of Corporate attorneys and accountants will work with you and your team to ensure that your business is set up to maximize revenue while minimizing costs in the years to come. VGR Law Firm founder Valerio Romano is a real estate broker, and his network of real estate attorneys and realtors will help you work with landlords and those selling properties.

Our goal is to get you open quickly and efficiently. Having obtained many permits on the state and local levels, we rarely have to recreate the wheel. This means your application or other work will be done affordably based on VGR Law Firm’s experience of what wins approvals from the Cannabis Control Commission or on the municipal level.

Our story

About VGR Law Firm

Particularly on the municipal level, Valerio’s experience and success in cannabis licensing is unparalleled. Valerio is a land use and licensing lawyer in the cannabis space, admitted to practice in California and Massachusetts. He has worked with municipal officials and state regulators to open medical and adult-use dispensaries, product manufacturing facilities, and large-scale cultivation operations.

He is one of the few lawyers who know the difference between water cooling and mini-split systems for climate control, and who can still discuss financing options, host community agreements and regulatory requirements. Valerio’s background in cannabis dates to 1996 when California began its own medical program.

Valerio recently left his partnership at a national law firm to start his own practice and is ready to help you grow your cannabis business.

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