The Hoban Minute – 64 | Arrows International & Hoban Law Group’s Vojtěch Sucharda | An Update from the Czech Republic

The Hoban Minute - 64 | Arrows International & Hoban Law Group’s Vojtěch Sucharda | An Update from the Czech Republic Bob and Eric sit down with Chairman of Arrows International and Of Counsel to the Hoban Law Group, Vojtěch Sucharda to discuss how the Czech Republic responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, what's on the

By |2020-07-07T12:04:49-06:00July 7th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 61 | Exchange Listing’s Peter Goldstein | Legitimizing Cannabis

The Hoban Minute - 61 | Exchange Listing’s Peter Goldstein | Legitimizing Cannabis Ceci and Eric sit down with President and CEO of Exchange Listing, Peter Goldstein to discuss what steps the cannabis industry needs to take to legitimize itself, why an uptick in consolidation is likely in a post-COVID world, and an innovative venture

By |2020-07-07T11:51:23-06:00July 7th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

Authorities Grapple With New Hemp Law Enforcement

Written by Bob Hoban Last September, I spoke on the importance of a whole-plant approach at the 2nd annual Southern Hemp Expo in Nashville, TN. But it’s not the whole-plant message I recall, rather it was the smokable hemp pre-rolls being handed out to attendees. This was the same in Las Vegas in December, and numerous other

By |2020-07-02T08:44:19-06:00July 2nd, 2020|HLG In The News|

Truth Or Consequences: The Pitfalls Of Federal Marijuana Legalization

Written By Bob Hoban The economic downturn resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has spurred interest in an otherwise seldom discussed subject matter - the federal legalization of marijuana. Just as necessity is the mother of invention, economic recovery seems to be the push for vice industries to go mainstream. A comparison has been drawn between

By |2020-07-02T09:43:55-06:00July 2nd, 2020|HLG In The News|

Illinois Adult Use Marijuana Sales

Written By:  Larry Mishkin A few years ago, when I would attend marijuana conferences around the country, everyone with whom I spoke always seemed ready to talk business opportunities until they heard I was from Illinois.  After that, talk quickly turned away from anything cannabis to Al Capone, Michael Jordan, the Cubs, whatever.  This was

By |2020-07-02T09:30:39-06:00June 17th, 2020|Government and Policy|

An “Essential” Distinction? Medical Versus Recreational Marijuana In The Time Of COVID-19

Robert Hoban Contributor Vices I cover the legal issues shaping the global cannabis industry. When Mitt Romney was running for president in 2012, he traveled to Colorado, where a reporter questioned him about the state’s impending legalization of recreational marijuana. “Ask me about something important,” he shot back, before calling on the next journalist. Less

By |2020-07-02T09:43:56-06:00June 17th, 2020|HLG In The News|

Economic recovery money still available for hemp farms and businesses, despite USDA shun

Storefronts are re-opening and farms are commencing with planting season, and hemp and CBD businesses continue to seek out loans and disaster relief money as economic recovery begins. Hemp industry members bristled at an announcement from federal agriculture officials in late May that money set aside for farmers wouldn’t be going to anyone growing hemp.

By |2020-07-08T15:48:50-06:00June 8th, 2020|HLG In The News|

The Hoban Minute – 53 Canalis Capital’s Raymond Harari | Tropicalizing Cannabis: Why It Isn’t Necessary to Reinvent the Wheel

The Hoban Minute – 53 Canalis Capital’s Raymond Harari | Tropicalizing Cannabis: Why It Isn’t Necessary to Reinvent the Wheel Bob and Eric sit down with the founder of Canalis Capital, Raymond Harari to discuss the tropicalization of ideas in Panama, how the country has responded to COVID-19, overcoming the cannabis stigma in Latin America,

By |2020-07-08T15:46:38-06:00June 5th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 51 Mackrell Solicitors’ Ricardo Geada | Client COVID Concerns

The Hoban Minute - 51 Mackrell Solicitors’ Ricardo Geada | Client COVID Concerns Bob and Eric sit down with Senior Associate at Mackrell Solicitors, Ricardo Geada to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the UK’s CBD industry, a recently commissioned study by Mackrell Solicitors on the perception of cannabis in England, and cannabis investment across

By |2020-07-08T15:46:38-06:00June 5th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|