About Hoban Law Group

Hoban Law Group is the first U.S. based law firm to expand its cannabis industry services across the globe with attorneys in the European Union, Latin America, and beyond. With these resources, HLG builds out client portfolios within the global cannabis economy.

Texas’ Smokable Hemp Ban – Raw Flower Not “Marketed” For Smoking Still Permitted

Written By: Ashley Simpson, HLG Attorney The Texas Department of State Health Services (“DSHS”) officially adopted rules concerning the manufacture, distribution, and retail sale of consumable hemp products on July 13, which become effective August 2. These rules were drafted to comply with Texas House Bill 1325 (“HB 1325”), which created Texas’ Hemp Program. Pursuant to Texas’ hemp

By |2020-08-06T11:06:16-06:00August 6th, 2020|Hemp|

Corruption in the Cannabis Industry

It seems the latest corruption scandals in the cannabis industry could be just the tip of the iceberg. On December 19, 2019, an undercover FBI agent attended a meeting with two Calexico city officials, Bruno Suarez-Soto and David Romero. He presented himself as a representative of investors seeking to open a cannabis dispensary in Calexico.

By |2020-08-05T09:26:33-06:00August 5th, 2020|HLG In The News|

The CBD “Industry” Is Here To Stay

Written By: Robert Hoban Hemp legalization has solidified that products containing cannabidiol (CBD) aren’t going away. Last February, Stephen Hahn, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), acknowledged that it was “a fool's game” to attempt to pull hemp-derived CBD products off the market. This echoes the sentiment of former interim Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, who’d

By |2020-08-03T08:43:11-06:00August 3rd, 2020|HLG In The News|

The Hoban Minute – 98 | Aurelius Data’s Julie Armstrong | Math is Math/Science is Science

The Hoban Minute - 98 | Aurelius Data’s Julie Armstrong | Math is Math/Science is Science Bob and Eric sit down with CEO of Aurelius Data, Julie Armstrong to discuss the spike in Montana COVID cases in the last month, what reputable research indicates about THC consumption and COVID-19, the importance of genetics, industrial hemp’s

By |2020-07-28T11:14:56-06:00July 28th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 97 | GPIC’s Erick Ponce | The Voice of the Mexican Cannabis Industry

The Hoban Minute - 97 | GPIC’s Erick Ponce | The Voice of the Mexican Cannabis Industry Bob and Eric sit down with President of Grupo Promotor de la Industria del Cannabis (GPIC), Erick Ponce to discuss important forthcoming dates for Mexico’s cannabis industry, the valuable work he is going to collate a representative voice

By |2020-07-28T11:11:54-06:00July 28th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 96 | Cliintel Capital Management Group’s Rick Batenburg III | Where the Puck is Going?

The Hoban Minute - 96 | Cliintel Capital Management Group’s Rick Batenburg III | Where the Puck is Going? Bob and Eric sit down with Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Cliintel Capital Management Group, Rick Batenburg III to discuss the overall condition of the cannabis market, forecasting where the industry is going, and

By |2020-07-28T11:09:28-06:00July 28th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 95 | FoliuMed’s Oliver Zugel | How European Market Realities Differ from North America and Why it Matters

The Hoban Minute - 95 | FoliuMed’s Oliver Zugel | How European Market Realities Differ from North America and Why it Matters Bob and Eric sit down with the Founder and CEO of FoliuMed Holdings, Oliver Zugel to discuss the recent news that the European Commission is considering labeling CBD as a narcotic rather than

By |2020-07-28T11:07:09-06:00July 28th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 94 | Wounded Warrior Project’s Sal Gonzalez | A Veteran’s Perspective on Cannabis

The Hoban Minute - 94 | Wounded Warrior Project’s Sal Gonzalez | A Veteran’s Perspective on Cannabis Bob and Eric sit down with Wounded Warrior Project spokesperson and musician, Sal Gonzalez to discuss his advocacy for veteran access to cannabis, his love of playing the guitar and singing, and his experience on America’s Got Talent.

By |2020-07-28T11:04:12-06:00July 28th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

As Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Market Ascends, Diversity Issues Linger

The medical cannabis market in Maryland is flourishing, with sales rapidly moving toward half a billion dollars a year. Experts credit that success, in part, to clear and transparent regulations – and regulators who have balanced compliance with patient access. But a huge lingering issue looms: litigation and investigations into a 2019 licensing round that

By |2020-07-27T12:55:30-06:00July 27th, 2020|HLG In The News|
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