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Quarry Park Law speaks at Hempfest Edmonton

By | March 27, 2018

This past weekend on March 24-25th, 2018, Quarry Park Lawyers Alexander Kooiman and Jonathan Ablett were presenters at Hempfest Edmonton as part of their ongoing Speakers Series.  Alex and Jon presented previously at Hempfest Calgary on September 30 – October 1, 2017 on the history of cannabis law in Canada to this point, the   Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) and the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations (MMAR).

Alex and Jon provided updates on recent legal developments surrounding the proposed federal legalization of cannabis, Alberta distribution framework and further provincial regulatory issues pertaining to Alberta cannabis businesses including retail applications.

The presentation was very well attended and drew a large and varied crowd who actively engaged the lawyers with a variety of questions ranging from landlord/tenant concerns, commercial, criminal code and employment law.

For more info: CTV News coverage and interview

About Quarry Park Law

Quarry Park Law advises business and individuals in the area of medical cannabis regulatory compliance and legal issues related to the cannabis industry. QPL have counseled licence applicants, investors and lenders on both the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) and the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations (MMAR) and advised on the rights and duties of both employees and employers pertaining to medical cannabis in the workplace. With the proposed legalization of cannabis in Bill C-45, Quarry Park Law is well positioned to advise clients on the policy framework and proposed legislation that will regulate the legal cannabis industry at the federal, provincial and municipal levels of government.

Client Testimonials

Recently worked with Alya. I was extremely impressed with the results we got. She was very accommodating and very patient with all my questions. Will definitely come back for any future legal needs.

Matt D.

This is the third time I've used Jonathan Ablett for buying or selling a house. The first time was three and a half years ago, then this past month he helped with the home we sold and then the house we just bought. He is very professional, makes an effort to have a flexible schedule, always works in your best interest, and will answer every question you have. I recommend him to anyone requiring a lawyer for property reasons.

Jordan M.

Jon at QPL was very helpful with the closing of my house sale - very efficient!

Marlisa A.

Great corporate lawyer team! Friendly, knowledgeable, and takes the time to get to know their clients before the $ clock starts.

List Auto

We worked with Jon Ablett. In addition to being prompt, flexible, and organized, he did a great job of explaining the legal details of all our cases. The service we receive from Jon Ablett and Quarry Park Law is consistently thorough and efficient. The staff have been a pleasure to work with and we would recommend them for real estate and business law in particular.

Robin C.

Was referred here by legal aid but very impressed. Very efficient, will use them again for legal needs.

Alison J.

Professional and effective service. I would like to take this chance to thank Alex for legal advise on a business matter & Jonathan for the smooth transition on the sale and purchase of our homes and coming all the way to Edmonton!
Quarry Park Lawyers made me impressed by how professional and knowledgeable they are. I highly recommend this firm, whether it's a real estate matter or a business (corporate) matter. Again, thank you Alex & Jonathan!

Michelle P.

Had the pleasure of working with Alya Nazareli, she was timely and always on top of things. In the end she got me exactly the result I requested... plus more.. great work Alya, I truly appreciate your hard work and dedication to my matter.

Levi B.

Very helpful. Friendly and professional service. Thank you.

Ange L.

Jon was always prompt in his response time. He displayed high level of knowledge and professionalism in dealing with both our real estate transactions as well as our corporation. Thank you!

Raegan T.

I wish to acknowledge the professionalism, and support that we have received from Alya Nazarali.  Alya was there to educate and advise us each step of the way in our legal matters.  I appreciated the way Alya took the time to understand our situation and built our case by negotiating, and mediating positively on my behalf with a purpose to continually move progress forward.  I recommend Alya and Quarry Park Law to anyone seeking fair and professional legal representation with family law matters.

Nicola P.