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June 1, 2017by SkyLaw0

Spring Update

•  SkyLaw Starts a Cannabis Blog

SkyLaw has launched a weekly blog entitled What’s Up in Weed – a regular round up of what’s currently happening in the cannabis industry in Canada and abroad, written by Andrea Hill, SkyLaw’s resident expert in cannabis law. To subscribe to What’s Up in Weed, please click the link below.

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•  SkyLaw Client Cronos Breaks Ground on a New Facility

The SkyLaw team was pleased to take a road trip to Stayner, Ontario on Tuesday May 23rd to join in the ceremonial groundbreaking of SkyLaw client Cronos Group Inc.‘s new 315,000 sq. ft. facility. The Peace Naturals Project Inc., wholly-owned by Cronos, is a medicinal cannabis producer licensed by Health Canada under the ACMPR. Their new facility is expected to be the largest purpose-built indoor cannabis production facility in the world. Click on the link below for more info and photos from the event.

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•  SkyLaw’s Andrea Hill Speaks at a Cannabis Conference in DC

Andrea was invited to speak at the Marijuana Business Conference & Expo in Washington, DC on May 19, 2017. The topic of the panel was Canada as the next frontier of cannabis. Andrea, along with Mike Gorenstein, CEO of Cronos Group, and Jennifer Hanser, Vice President, Business Development of Tilray, spoke about what’s currently going on in the Canadian cannabis industry and where things are headed in the future. Click on the link below for more info and photos from the event.

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•  Kevin West Presents at the OBA Conference

Kevin was invited to speak at the Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”) professional development conference Buying and Selling a Business. The topic of his session was “Pitfalls: Preparing for the Sale with your Client”.

For more information about the event, please click here

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•  Kevin West Judges the Davies’ 2017 Corporate/Securities Law Moot

Kevin was pleased to be asked once again to judge this year’s Davies’ Annual Corporate/Securities Law Moot. He thoroughly enjoyed exploring two recent cases that are very relevant to our M&A practice. Click on the link below for more info about the event.

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•  Estahil Aden Joins the SkyLaw Team

SkyLaw is pleased to announce that Estahil (“Esta”) Aden has joined our team! Esta is a Corporate Law Clerk who, prior to joining SkyLaw, completed her Law Clerk Diploma at Centennial College in Toronto. Esta also carries a Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Carleton University in Ottawa. Esta completed her student law clerk co-op placement with SkyLaw and was hired full-time on completion of the program. Esta can be contacted by email at

•  SkyLaw Quoted in Listed Magazine

SkyLaw is thrilled to be featured in the Spring issue of Listed Magazine. 

SkyLaw’s Andrea Hill is quoted in an article by Chris Sorensen entitled “Growing Like Weed“, about the intricacies of legalized recreational cannabis coming to Canada. To view the full article, please click here

The complete Spring issue of Listed Magazine can be viewed online and/or downloaded here.

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