Investing in Cannabis – The State of Affairs – August 2020

Brent Johnson, Hoban Law Group It’s now August 2020, and I believe most of us thought we’d be over the hump with the COVID-19 pandemic.  Well, it certainly appears that the virus will remain a challenge for many months to come and a continued force on the broader economy and the cannabis industry.  That said,

Investing in Cannabis during a Crisis

Cannabis Investing and COVID-19 Investing is no easy game, and the cannabis sector is no exception. With the COVID-19 pandemic still front and center, the long-term impact of this virus on the broader economy and the cannabis industry remains highly uncertain. That said, cannabis is now “essential” in virtually all respects. Across the country, this

By |2020-07-27T18:22:19-06:00June 1st, 2020|Corporate Securities|

Finding the Silver Linings in a Stalled Market

Last year was a rollercoaster for cannabis companies. In Q3 of 2019, the “Big Four'' publicly-traded Canadian cannabis corporations collectively lost $14 billion in market capital. And it wasn’t just Q3. Cannabis stocks suffered the majority of last year as companies struggled to meet revenue projections. Unsurprisingly, these enormous losses give investors a lot of

By |2020-07-08T15:50:26-06:00March 18th, 2020|Banking and Finance|

30 Top Cannabis Executives, Insiders, and Experts Set To Appear At The 2020 Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference In Miami

DETROIT, Jan. 21, 2020 --  The premier cannabis gathering and networking event is right around the corner. Now in its sixth installment, the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference brings together cannabis entrepreneurs and investors from across North America to learn about and discuss this growing industry. The conference will take place Feb. 24-25, at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach

By |2020-07-08T15:50:26-06:00January 21st, 2020|HLG In The News|

Pivoting From Canada to the US & Beyond

HLG CEO Brent Johnson presented at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Toronto on the panel "Pivoting From Canada to the US & Beyond." "Don't forget the fundamentals. You need a good management team, a solid business model and plan, and advisors who can help walk you through the regulatory structure." Watch the full presentation

By |2020-07-08T15:50:27-06:00May 24th, 2019|HLG In The News|

Boulder Startup Week

BSW is a celebration of entrepreneurship and a way to bring all walks of the startup world together who share a common goal: to imagine and bring to life exciting, valuable, and successful companies. Hoban Law Group's CEO, Brent Johnson, will be presenting on the panel "State of the Cannabis Industry: Market Overview and Opportunities for

By |2020-07-08T15:50:28-06:00May 13th, 2019|News and Events|

Cannabis Operators To Create National Brands Through M&A

There has already been much consolidation in the cannabis sector, but industry experts say there’s much more to come in the next two years, as national brands emerge via M&A among Multi-State Operators in the next two years. --- Once US federal legalization happens, Brent Johnson, managing partner of the Hoban Law Group, a full-service

By |2020-07-08T15:50:28-06:00April 29th, 2019|HLG In The News|

Legal Marijuana’s Pivot From Canada To US, Beyond Is Accelerating

After the global industry jolt in 2018 when Canada legalized the recreational and medical use of cannabis, licensed producers and investors are well into a pivot to the U.S. market and beyond for future growth. That's the consensus of a panel Wednesday at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference that underlined how the industry is shifting geographically, including

By |2020-07-08T15:50:28-06:00April 23rd, 2019|HLG In The News|

Cannabis experts expect multi-state operators to use M&A to create national brands in next two years

There has been much consolidation in cannabis over the last several years, but industry experts say they expect national brands to emerge in the US via M&A among multi-state operators (MSOs) in the next two years. --- Once US federal legalization happens, Brent Johnson, managing partner of the Hoban Law Group, a full-service firm that specializes

By |2020-07-08T15:50:28-06:00April 17th, 2019|HLG In The News|
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