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.

Sittin’ on Top of the World.  Vermont becomes the 11th State to Regulate Sales Of Psychoactive Cannabis.

Written By Andrew Subin After years of hard work by advocates, lobbyists, and legislators, Vermont finally passed a bill to tax and regulate sales of adult-use cannabis.    We are proud to be the 11th state to allow and regulate cultivation and sales of recreational cannabis. The Vermont industry will be focused on small scale craft

By |2020-10-19T13:22:16-06:00October 19th, 2020|Government and Policy|

Diversity and Inclusion in Cannabis Security

Written By Tony Gallo - Guest Writer While almost every industry stresses their importance, diversity, and inclusion in cannabis security is vital to the enforcement of an effective security plan. Diversity and inclusion in the workplace are not only beneficial to the employee, but also to the business and the surrounding community. Diversity produces more

By |2020-10-13T16:26:38-06:00October 13th, 2020|Employment|

Hemp Industry Members File New Federal Action Challenging DEA’s Regulatory Overreach

The detailed complaint asks a U.S. District Court to block the DEA from unlawfully criminalizing hemp production  The lawsuit also highlights the DEA's history of unlawful attempts to regulate legal hemp products and asks the court to enjoin the agency from promulgating any rules related to hemp production WASHINGTON — The Hemp Industries Association and a

By |2020-10-13T13:58:18-06:00October 13th, 2020|Litigation|

Hemp Legal Defense Fund

https://www.hemplegaldefensefund.com/ On September 18th, industry-leading cannabis law firms, including Hoban Law Group, filed an appellate suit on behalf of the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and RE Botanicals, Inc. against the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) based on its recent Interim Final Rule (IFR). These parties will imminently pursue a District Court action related to the same

By |2020-10-12T09:14:07-06:00October 12th, 2020|Litigation|

Israel:  Legislative Efforts to Legalize Adult Use Continue Despite Covid-19 Crisis and Governmental Turbulence

Written by Richard Bardenstein As public attention in Israel is almost totally focused on battling the Covid-19 pandemic, an economy on renewed lockdown, and an unstable government, Israeli legislators and regulators continue to make strides towards legislation that will legalize, or at least decriminalize, recreational use of cannabis. Israel Is a Global Leader In Medical

By |2020-10-05T16:34:03-06:00October 5th, 2020|HLG Global|


La regulación nacional del cannabis en Colombia fue una de las primeras a nivel latinoamericano, dándole al país una ventaja competitiva y normativa que catapultaría el mercado interno y externo del cannabis medicinal. Diversas han sido los decretos y regulaciones en torno a esto enfocados en trazar el camino para que los empresarios pudieran sacar

By |2020-10-05T16:03:40-06:00October 5th, 2020|HLG Global|

Benzinga Cannabis Hour: Wielding Hemp To Offset Climate Change

This week's Benzinga Cannabis Hour featured Last Prisoner Project's Steve DeAngelo; Hoban Law Group's Bob Hoban; and The People's Dispensary's Christine Delarosa (link to video below). Co-hosts Patrick Lane and Javier Hasse guided the conversation across a wide variety of topics. Here's a breakdown of what was discussed. Steve DeAngelo, Founder, Last Prisoner Project Steve

By |2020-10-02T10:37:19-06:00October 2nd, 2020|HLG In The News|

Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization in New Jersey Expected to Ignite Domino Effect

Billions of dollars in business opportunities are riding on whether New Jersey residents legalize a recreational cannabis market in November. A recreational marijuana industry in New Jersey itself – with a population of nearly 9 million people – would reach $850 million-$950 million in sales a year by 2024, according to a Marijuana Business Daily projection. But

By |2020-10-07T19:08:47-06:00October 2nd, 2020|HLG In The News|

Cannabis Law Firms Advise RE Botanicals In Lawsuit Challenging DEA’s New Hemp Rule

Hoban Law Group filed a petition on behalf of RE Botanicals Inc. and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to review an interim final rule on hemp production. “Implementation of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018,” which was promulgated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement

By |2020-10-02T10:06:02-06:00October 2nd, 2020|HLG In The News|
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