HLG Blogs2019-08-29T20:59:27-06:00

Mexico Cannabis Update

Resolution of the Supreme Court on the medicinal use of

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: HLG Blogs, Marijuana|Tags: |

Going to Where the Puck Is

A Much Needed Paradigm Shift Toward a Whole Plant Approach

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Bob's Voice, Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: |

North Carolina Hemp: The Debate On Smokable Hemp

North Carolina began regulating pilot hemp production in 2015 pursuant

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: |

U.S. Customs And Border Patrol Bans Canadians, Then Changes Its Mind

Last October, I wrote Can Canadians Involved in the Legalized

By |September 16th, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs, International|Tags: |

How to Move and Bank Cannabis Cash in the US and Beyond

Spanning 34 states and generating $10.8 billion domestically in 2018,

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: HLG Blogs, Marijuana|Tags: , |

Hemp Investing 101: The Basics

Since 2014, the nascent hemp industry quickly developed into a

By |September 10th, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: |

I Love The Smell Of Hemp In The Morning…

It smells like victory and this is why. Those who

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs, Marijuana|Tags: , |

An Unbroken Chain?

On August 1, 2019, Colombian cannabis producer Clever Leaves announced

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Bob's Voice, Hemp, HLG Blogs, International|Tags: , |

Risky Business: Investment In The Absence Of Federal Marijuana Legality

A quick note on language. Recently, there’s been a trend

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Bob's Voice, HLG Blogs, Marijuana|Tags: |

Litigation Pitfalls – The “Hand-Shake” Contract

Having entered the cannabis and hemp legal space less than

By |August 30th, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: |

A Tale of Necessity & Invention: Looking At Poland’s History With Hemp

Three years ago, I was in Poland representing a client

By |August 30th, 2019|Categories: Bob's Voice, Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: , |

California’s State of Hemp

It’s midsummer with California’s State Assembly in recess, a great

By |August 19th, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: |

Virginia Announces New Policy Allowing the Production of Hemp Extracts

Under a new policy announced by the Northam Administration, the

By |August 12th, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: |

Look Beyond the Valuation of a Cannabis Business to Create a Valuable Relationship

Many cannabis investors and companies seeking investments are looking to

By |August 5th, 2019|Categories: HLG Blogs, Marijuana|Tags: |

Industry Trembles After FDA Cracks The Whip

Powered by a $6.1 billion annual budget and prosecutorial

By |June 13th, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: |

Illinois Announces Adult Use Proposal

True to his word on the campaign trail, new Illinois

By |June 13th, 2019|Categories: HLG Blogs, Marijuana|Tags: |

Implications and Ramifications of the Hemp Seizures in Idaho and Oklahoma

“A house divided against itself, cannot stand. I believe this

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: |

Preparing for Increased M&A Activity in the US Hemp Industry

With a stroke of President Trump’s pen on December 20,

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: |

How Risk Management Can Make Marijuana Businesses Bulletproof

Envision managing the risk of a volatile, staggeringly lucrative, 100

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: HLG Blogs, Marijuana|Tags: |

Florida Medical Marijuana: It’s Time To Get Rid of Vertical Integration

In Florida, operators of Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers (MMTCs) are required to

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: HLG Blogs, Marijuana|Tags: |

Lawsuits in the cannabis space

As the cannabis industry matures from illegal activity to

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: HLG Blogs, Marijuana|Tags: |

Pennsylvania Senators Unveil Bill to Foster an Adult-use Cannabis Program

Pennsylvania Senator Daylin Leach and Senator Sharif Street recently unveiled

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: HLG Blogs, Marijuana|Tags: |

Regulation of different CBD product types

As FDA and industry determine the legality of CBD in

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Hemp, HLG Blogs|Tags: |