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Dogwood Advisors is a compliance-focused cannabis law firm providing legal advice, services and representation to Missouri and Illinois' expanding medical and adult-use cannabis industries. We are committed to developing successful businesses by providing a solid foundation of state and local regulatory compliance. In an evolving industry, we are staying on top of industry best practices and the maze of rapidly changing laws. Our law firm supports applicants and owners of medical, adult-use, and microbusiness licenses and certificate-holders, security and transportation firms, and industry service-providers. Dogwood Advisors is committed to building long term relationships by counseling our clients with the highest level of integrity.


About Us

With decades of legal experience, Denise B. McCracken founded D.B. McCracken Law, LLC in 2016 and then opened Dogwood Advisors in 2019, a consulting firm focusing on the backbone of the cannabis industry–regulatory compliance. Clients include cultivation, manufacturing, and dispensary licensees, certified transportation facilities, security and waste management firms, and landlords and tenants, among others. Ms. McCracken was voted Missouri's Best Industry Lawyer in 2022. She is licensed in Missouri and Illinois.

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