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Cannabis retail franchising – benefits and limitations

Posted on Jul 6 2021

By: Ben Hanuka, Law Works This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on May 25 and 27, 2021.  The recreational cannabis retail market in Ontario is slowly growing with the expansion of the maximum number of permissible retail store authorizations.  Does the franchise business model have a useful role in the recreational cannabis retail market?  If so, what are some of the limits and unique features that parties to a franchise arrangement in this industry should consider?

Ontario court grants rescission based on multiple grounds: F...

Freshly Squeezed
Posted on Mar 29 2021

By: Alex Sinenko, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works In 2611707 Ontario Inc., et al. v. Freshly Squeezed Franchise Juice Corporation, et al.

Franchise Independent Legal Advice Certificates

Posted on Aug 27 2020

This article was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily as a two-part series on August 20, 2020 and August 24, 2020.

Nova Scotia Court Grants Second Cup’s Application Against ...

Posted on Aug 27 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In Second Cup Ltd. v. OPB Realty Inc.

Alberta Court Denies Statutory Damages Because No Signed Fra...

Posted on Jun 25 2020

In 1384334 Alberta Ltd v Buster's Pizza Donair & Pasta Enterprises Ltd.

Ontario Court Grants Rescission Because Certificate Was Unsi...

Posted on Jun 8 2020

By: Anthony Pugh, Law Works  Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works  In 2483038 Ontario Inc. v. 2082100 Ontario Inc.

When Does The Franchise Two-Year Rescission Period Start Fro...

Most claims appear to center around rescission based on allegations of failure to provide a disclosure document
Posted on Nov 12 2019

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published in The Lawyer’s Daily on September 20, 2019, under the title, “Start your engines:...

Seven Tips for Negotiating an Area Development Agreement

Posted on Jun 25 2019

Authors: Ben Hanuka and Anthony Pugh, Law Works P.C.


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