Canada's Law Firm For Regulated Industries And Substances

We Help Individuals and Small Businesses Stay Onside And Resolve Their Legal Challenges.

A Disciplined Focus in Law

Our practice focuses on regulated substances and regulated industries, and we stay abreast of developments in the law to provide reliable advice.

We Get Cannabis Licences For Clients... and More

One of our proudest accomplishments is helping business owners obtain licences, including from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

Serving Hundreds of Clients

Hundreds of clients have walked through our doors seeking legal advice, regulatory compliance assistance or help obtaining licences.


Cannabis Act Matters • Open & Start a Dispensary in Toronto, G.T.A., or Ontario  • Applications to obtain Retail Operator License (ROL) & Retail Store Authorization • (RSA) with the Alcohol & Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) • Health Canada Labelling and Packaging Compliance • Ontario AGCO Budtender Training • Pre-Authorization Inspection Compliance Audits • Consultations for Individuals, Dispensaries, Accessories Brands & Small Businesses • Incorporations for  Businesses • Drafting & Reviewing Agreements such as Employment Agreements and Franchise Agreements

NOTE: May include referrals to vetted third party law firms, consultants, and other parties.

Please note we also retain the services of lawyers experienced in different areas on a contract basis.

About Our Team

About our law practice

Harrison Jordan is a lawyer and consultant with a focus on Canadian legal matters related to regulated substances and regulated industries - including but not limited to marijuana, psychedelics, liquor, tobacco, and vaping law. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School where he enrolled in a broad range of public and private law courses.

Harrison worked under prominent Canadian industry lawyers Alan Young and Paul Lewin. After completing his articles at Lewin & Sagara LLP, Harrison opened his practice, where he advises individuals and small businesses with respect to the Cannabis Act and the law of other psychoactive substances.

Upon graduating from law school, Harrison Jordan acted as a freelance writer for the industry, sharing insights through news articles for some of the country’s most prominent industry news outlets, including Leafly, Civilized, and Lift News.

Harrison also practices law related to NFTs (non-fungible token), and more info can be found at The NFT Lawyer.

Harrison Jordan


Harrison Jordan, Lawyer at Substance Law
Our Services

The law firm on the cutting edge.

We have a strong focus on regulated industries, and can't wait to help you.
Harrison Jordan understands the nuance of the laws and can help guide you through:

• Cannabis, including: Cannabis Act
Access to Cannabis For Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) and other regulations

Ontario Cannabis Retail Store Licences
• Municipal Zoning By-law Compliance
Apply for Toronto or Ontario Dispensary Licence Application
• Psychedelics, including Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Narcotic Control Regulations
• Food and Drugs, including the
Food and Drugs Act and Food and Drug Regulations
• Vaping and Tobacco, including the Smoke Free Ontario Act and  Tobacco and Vaping Products Act
Excise Act
Food and Drug Regulations
• Crypto, NFTs, and Money Service Businesses (MSBs)

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