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 next big U.S. export could be cannabis

DENVER — In a large warehouse, LivWell Enlightened Health feeds its cloned cannabis plants a custom blend of nutrients, sprays them with filtered water and pumps extra carbon dioxide into the air. LivWell releases three types of insects to clear the plants of unwanted pests without the use of toxic pesticides. Every part of the

By |2020-01-15T13:05:37-07:00January 15th, 2020|HLG In The News|

Pot legalization advocates hope for ‘capitalism with a conscience in the cannabis space’

Amid signs of a renewed push this year to legalize recreational pot in New York state, activists in the city have formed a new organization to lay the groundwork for an orderly, inclusive marketplace—and avoid some of the problems that have beset legalization in other regions. The group's organizers say that even with legalization far

By |2020-01-07T13:35:03-07:00January 7th, 2020|HLG In The News|

HEMP AND ALCOHOL: A ROCKET AWAITING TAKEOFF?

Many regulatory hurdles remain before TTB would approve alcoholic beverages with CBD. This year, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) approved less than 20 products with hemp. Of those products, only three are formulations with distilled spirits, according to ShipCompliant results. Around the country (and world), the conversation is shifting—if not exploding—to

By |2020-01-07T13:43:59-07:00January 7th, 2020|HLG In The News|

NJ hemp program gets USDA approval for 2020 start

A year after the 2018 Farm Bill legalized industrial hemp production nationwide, the United States Department of Agriculture has approved New Jersey’s proposed hemp growing, processing and selling regulations – including cannabidiol (CBD) – beginning in 2020. New Jersey is among the first three states and three Native American tribes that the USDA approved hemp regulations for, along with Ohio

By |2020-01-07T13:46:23-07:00January 7th, 2020|HLG In The News|

U.S. leads in cannabis innovation, but cedes global market to Canada

Federal restrictions mean innovators in Colorado, other legal states can’t ship products out of state or across borders DENVER — In a large warehouse, LivWell Enlightened Health feeds its cloned cannabis plants a custom blend of nutrients, sprays them with filtered water and pumps extra carbon dioxide into the air. LivWell releases three types of

By |2020-01-08T08:40:27-07:00January 4th, 2020|HLG In The News|

Law firms take the plunge into cannabis law

In November 2018, 1.5 million Missourians voted “yes” on Amendment 2, legalizing medical marijuana as part of the state constitution. The overwhelming vote made Missouri the 33rd state to make cannabis legal in some form, even as it remains forbidden at the federal level. The legal implications were enormous and, for many Missouri lawyers, irresistible.

By |2020-01-08T09:53:42-07:00December 19th, 2019|HLG In The News|