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.

The Owner of Oakland’s Cult-Favorite Burmese Spot Has a New Restaurant in the Tenderloin

Former Grocery Cafe owner William Lue is slinging exceedingly affordable Burmese dishes — with or without hemp leaves — at his new restaurant, Herbal Before it closed permanently in late February, just ahead of the coronavirus shutdown, Grocery Cafe was one of the East Bay’s top Burmese restaurants — a homegrown success story that garnered national press

By |2020-07-02T09:30:38-06:00July 1st, 2020|HLG In The News|

NJ is key to East Coast adult-use cannabis legalization, stakeholders say

New Jersey is the “linchpin” for coming recreational marijuana legalization on the East Coast, a panel of industry experts said Tuesday on the second day of MJBizConNEXT Direct, Marijuana Business Daily‘s three-day virtual cannabis business conference. Panelist Rob DiPisa, partner and co-chair of cannabis law group Cole Schotz, called New Jersey a “hot market” that

By |2020-07-07T14:20:28-06:00July 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Evolución Normativa del Cannabis en Ecuador

Xavier Valverde Carcach  Hoban Law Group Luego de años de lucha de un sinnúmero de colectivos pro cannabis y profesionales interesados en esta nueva industria, la Asamblea Nacional de Ecuador escuchó el clamor de quienes confiamos en el cáñamo como una alternativa para el sector agrícola de nuestro país y aprobó el 17 de septiembre

By |2020-07-07T15:15:59-06:00July 1st, 2020|HLG Global|

3 Takeaways From ‘The Forward Contracting Hemp In An Oversupplied Market’ Webinar

Last week, PanXchange hosted a webinar titled “The Forward Contracting Hemp in an Oversupplied Market.” The session, which will soon be available to the public, covered many aspects of price risk management, including fixed-price transactions, crop insurance, sales contracts and various legal issues regarding contract terms. Here are three key takeaways: Bob Hoban, president and

By |2020-06-30T14:53:21-06:00June 30th, 2020|HLG In The News|

Using cGMPs in Manufacturing CBD-Infused Foods and Beverages

Seeking Federal Compliance: In the absence of federal movement on using CBD in foods and beverages, cannabis companies tackle cGMPs. The 2018 Farm Bill set the U.S. on a path toward significantly greater national exposure to cannabidiol (CBD) when it authorized cultivation of varieties of cannabis (or “industrial hemp”) bred to have minimal concentrations of

By |2020-06-29T14:17:17-06:00June 29th, 2020|HLG In The News|

The Hoban Minute – 57 | Ross Rebagliati and Tony Germinario | The Old School Versus the New School Cannabis Industry

The Hoban Minute - 57 | Ross Rebagliati and Tony Germinario | The Old School Versus the New School Cannabis Industry Bob and Eric sit down with filmmaker and Olympic gold medalist Ross Rebagliati and Tony Germinario to discuss “Chairlift,” an upcoming comedy film they’re producing imbued with marijuana-culture, how cannabis culture has evolved since

By |2020-07-08T15:46:37-06:00June 24th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 56 | Attorney Lilly Lentz | Are We On the Verge of Federal Cannabis Legalization?

The Hoban Minute - 56 | Attorney Lilly Lentz | Are We On the Verge of Federal Cannabis Legalization? Bob and Eric sit down with Feldmann Nagel and Cantafio attorney, Lilly Lentz to discuss whether a candidate in the 2020 election may steal a move from FDR's playbook by pushing federal legalization of cannabis similar

By |2020-07-08T15:46:37-06:00June 24th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 55 | Cultivara’s Jonathan Danforth | SPACs

The Hoban Minute - 55 | Cultivara’s Jonathan Danforth | SPACs Ceci and Eric sit down with the CEO of Cultivara Acquisition Group, Jonathan Danforth to discuss the role of Special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) in the cannabis space, the obstacles industrial hemp is facing on the road to legitimization, and the growing interest from Fortune

By |2020-06-24T13:09:32-06:00June 24th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 54 | Bob Hoban & Eric Singular | Industry Discussion

The Hoban Minute - 54 | Bob Hoban & Eric Singular | Industry Discussion Bob and Eric discuss the European Industrial Hemp Association’s (EIHA) challenge of the EU’s food safety approval process for hemp foods and extracts, licensing restrictions in the marijuana industry, and lawsuits in the hemp industry with respect to genetics. Hoban Law

By |2020-07-08T15:46:34-06:00June 24th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|