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White House Approves USDA Hemp Rules; Release Imminent

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) federal hemp production rules, Hemp Industry Daily has learned. With approval from the OMB, which must sign off on new regulations from any federal agency, the public release of the interim production rules could come any day. Garrett Graff of Hoban Law Group told Hemp

By |2019-10-31T11:22:24-06:00October 31st, 2019|Hemp, HLG In The News|

Women of weed rise high in Philly

One area woman has received $3.5 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health to study aspects of marijuana. Another is a former martial arts athlete who ran an erotic boutique before seguing into CBD products. And a third is a former Top Chef contestant who infuses marijuana in her food and aims to write a

By |2019-11-20T13:06:24-07:00October 30th, 2019|HLG In The News|

Week In Review – October 25th – 31st, 2019

European Pot Firm Valued at $190 Million in New Funding Round  One of Europe’s crop of cannabis companies was valued at 150 million pounds ($190 million) in its most recent funding round, reflecting rising industry growth as well as investor appetite, despite a murky regulatory picture. Read more  Mexico Unveiled Its Recreational Cannabis Bill: 8

By |2019-10-30T12:14:42-06:00October 30th, 2019|Hemp, HLG Week In Review, Marijuana|

Craft Spirits Magazine Features Garrett Graff & Ryan Malkin

Hoban Law Group Managing Attorney Garrett Graff and Attorney Ryan Malkin are featured in the current issue of Craft Spirits Magazine talking about how the hemp and beverage industries just might be a perfect match! See the full feature in Craft Spirits Magazine.

By |2019-10-25T16:26:58-06:00October 25th, 2019|Hemp, HLG In The News|

NYC NORML Award Winners Announced at Westside Bash

NYC NORML, New York's newest NORML chapter, made a big splash with a stoner soiree and awards presentation at Hudson Terrace on October 22. NORML founder Keith Stroup spoke to the revelers, reminding them New York was home to the first marijuana advocacy group. LeMar (for Legalize Marijuana), even before NORML. Eventually NORML merged with

By |2019-10-25T15:40:10-06:00October 25th, 2019|HLG In The News, Marijuana|

GUEST POST: Hemp In Guatemala

By Mario Andres Arroyo Unda President of Cañamo Industrial Guatemala Association –CAÑIG- One of cannabis’s subspecies, globally known as hemp, is arising as a commodity and a new industry around the world. Many countries have modified their legislation in order to be part of the supply chain of this new market, and others that have

By |2019-11-19T10:58:08-07:00October 24th, 2019|HLG Blogs, Marijuana|

Weekly Review – October 18 -24, 2019

California Passes Law That Enables Cannabis Employees To Unionize More Easily California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a new law that requires cannabis dispensaries to allow employees to form a union if they want to obtain a state license, according to GreenRushDaily. Read more Hemp Licenses Issued by State 2019 The 29 U.S. states having reporting licensed

By |2019-11-19T10:53:29-07:00October 24th, 2019|Hemp, HLG Week In Review, Marijuana|

Experts weigh in on prospects for regional cannabis coordination among US Northeast governors

Democratic governors from five states in the Northeast last week agreed on core principles for a legal recreational marijuana industry across the region. The idea is that there would be uniform standards for market regulation, including: Licensing. Taxation. Minority participation. Small-business participation. THC potency. ___ Noah Potter, cannabis attorney, Hoban Law Group in New York: “I think

By |2019-10-25T15:33:34-06:00October 23rd, 2019|HLG In The News, Marijuana|

Industry to USDA: Where are the federal hemp regulations?

The hemp industry continues to look for federal guidance on production for 2020. It’s been more than a month since Hemp Industry Daily first reported that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) had completed its draft of the federal hemp production rules and submitted it to the White House Office of Budget and Management, which reviews all regulations adopted

By |2019-10-25T16:50:54-06:00October 21st, 2019|HLG In The News|

Northeast governors take big step toward regional cannabis coordination

Democratic governors from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut took a landmark step Thursday toward coordinating recreational marijuana legalization efforts, agreeing on basic principles involving market regulation, taxation and social equity. They also focused on the vaping crisis, agreeing that states should either ban flavored vaporizer products or regulate them to reduce their attractiveness to youth

By |2019-10-25T16:40:58-06:00October 17th, 2019|HLG In The News|