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|

Black Dirt Lives Again! Mexico’s Bright Future for Cannabis

Back in February, prior to the COVID pause, I traveled to Mexico to discuss the future of Mexico’s cannabis policy with top political decision makers alongside HLG international attorney, Luis Armendariz. Mexico is on the brink of cannabis legalization for both marijuana and industrial hemp, and I cannot stress enough how significant of this move.

By |2020-07-10T09:46:15-06:00May 28th, 2020|Bob's Voice, HLG Global|

Mexico Update – Mexican Senate Committees approve Cannabis Bill… but Deadline Extended

On March 4, 2020, three Mexican Senate Committees approved in a joint session the general terms of the cannabis bill for a new Law for Cannabis Regulation (Ley de Regulacion del Cannabis) - last version circulated on February 28, 2020 (the “Bill”). The Committees’ approval placed the Bill on its way to the Senate's general

By |2020-05-21T08:35:33-06:00May 20th, 2020|HLG Global|

Industry Group Asks Seven Governors To Legalize Marijuana To Aid Coronavirus Economic Recovery

A marijuana industry group sent letters to seven governors in the Northeast on Thursday, imploring them to push for cannabis legalization to aid in economic recovery amid the coronavirus pandemic. The National Association of Cannabis Businesses (NACB) said a regionally coordinated legalization strategy would help generate much-needed tax revenue from legal marijuana sales. “Governors in

By |2020-05-15T12:41:11-06:00May 15th, 2020|HLG In The News|

USDA to Host Webinar for Ag Producers Interested in Direct Relief Payments

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service and Farm Service Agency are hosting a webinar on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 1 p.m. eastern time for agricultural producers interested in applying for direct payments through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. Initially announced in mid-April, the program allocates $16 billion for direct payments

By |2020-05-13T16:46:49-06:00May 13th, 2020|Government and Policy|
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