Cannabis Law

David Dow began working within the medical marijuana community when Proposition 203 was passed in November, 2010.  In 2012, the Arizona Department of Health Services (“DHS”) began accepting applications for medical marijuana dispensary licenses.  Mr. Dow advised, counseled and represented clients in the application selection process.  He ultimately represented eight (8) winning entities in the 2012 Medical Marijuana Dispensary application process.



He has filed lawsuits against Governor Jan Brewer and the State of Arizona Attorney General Thomas Horn to force the application process. He has filed lawsuits against DHS to extend the time for dispensaries to open and has represented dispensaries in civil cases involving various legal issues.



David Dow is knowledgeable and experienced in regards to the new and blooming medical marijuana industry. He and his team are committed and dedicated to their clients and to assist its clients as they prosper in this new industry.


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Represented dispensary applicants, dispensary owners, caregiver collectives, caregivers and patients.



Represented dispensaries in zoning/special or conditional use matters for dispensary’s grow and infusion facilities in both cities and counties.



Represented caregiving collectives in zoning issues and represented dispensaries in construction issues with cities.



Represented dispensaries in meetings with DHS officials and their attorneys.

Represented dispensaries on change of officers and/or directors.



Represented dispensaries on inspection, authority to operate process and appeal reviews.



Represented companies that manage not-for-profit dispensaries, landlords and tenants in sales and leases of commercial real property for dispensary and grow facilities