New Spanish-Language Media Outlet El Planteo, Backed By Benzinga, Focuses On Cannabis, Plant Medicine, Finance, Culture

DETROIT, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- El Planteo, a Spanish-language media outlet dedicated to delivering news on cannabis, hemp, CBD, psychedelics, gender issues, ecology, investing, local culture, trends, and more, announced its official launch in partnership with Benzinga, a dynamic and innovative financial media outlet that empowers investors with high-quality, unique content, coveted by Wall

By |2020-09-23T10:11:16-06:00September 23rd, 2020|HLG In The News|

Hemp Advocates Secure Major Win In New House Government Funding Measure

Hemp industry stakeholders are celebrating the introduction of a House of Representatives funding bill that would extend a 2014 pilot program for the crop until 2021. While the 2018 Farm Bill more broadly legalized hemp, it required the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop regulations for the market—and many farmers and processors have expressed

By |2020-09-23T09:50:38-06:00September 23rd, 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 Administration (DEA) last month, stipulates all hemp derivatives

By |2020-09-23T09:28:31-06:00September 23rd, 2020|HLG In The News|

Can Congress Speed Up CBD Regulation?

Experts weigh in on the various legislative pathways WASHINGTON — Having already submitted two congressionally mandated reports on cannabidiol (CBD), it’s looking less and less likely that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release the long-awaited regulations that would provide a pathway for ingestible products. Leaving many in the industry to question if Congress

By |2020-09-14T08:43:17-06:00September 14th, 2020|HLG In The News|

The Critical Importance Of Social Equity In The Cannabis Industry

Written By: Robert Hoban What happens when a movement becomes an industry? That’s precisely what’s playing out every day in the commercial regulated cannabis market. It’s important to consider how the cannabis industry has a more profound burden and responsibility to social equity than other industries. It’s no secret that the prohibition of cannabis disproportionately and

By |2020-09-02T12:16:01-06:00September 2nd, 2020|HLG In The News|

Why the Cannabis Industry Needs to Be Part of the SAFE Banking Act

If you want a perspective on how allowing regulated banking in the cannabis industry would be monumental, just ask Robert Hoban. A leading cannabis lawyer and policy advisor with Hoban Law Group, Hoban also is a contributor to on legal issues related to the cannabis industry. In a recent article, Hoban writes: “Simply

By |2020-08-21T10:47:53-06:00August 21st, 2020|HLG In The News|

Struggling Economy Might Signal Time For Cannabis Businesses To Seek Out Real Estate Deals

The COVID-19 crisis and ensuing economic downturn have created opportunities for cannabis companies to finagle deals on real estate belonging to mainstream businesses or marijuana firms that are scaling back or even closing their doors. Other cannabis companies are simply hoping their landlords will lower rents to fill vacant properties or to avoid losing existing

By |2020-08-17T09:44:22-06:00August 17th, 2020|HLG In The News|

4 Takeaways From the FDA’s CBD Accuracy Report

Multiyear studies show the industry is improving but could be better WASHINGTON — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) submitted a report to Congress in July outlining numerous studies the agency has conducted to determine the labeling accuracy of various cannabidiol (CBD) products. As covered by Marijuana Moment, the report was the second mandated

By |2020-09-09T10:33:27-06:00August 10th, 2020|HLG In The News|
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