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.
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,
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
In recent months, with COVID’s impact sweeping across the U.S., businesses have dealt with an enormous amount of uncertainty. One of the pieces to note here, is the connectedness and resulting fragility of our economy. When businesses get hit, investment slows, and markets begin to nosedive as they did in early March. This is a
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.
Look out cause here comes some free advice. Before COVID-19 hit, our team at HLG had been preparing for the launch of a podcast. As the impact of the pandemic began to reshape our everyday lives, we decided to use this new platform to promulgate insight from global leaders across the cannabis space. We did
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
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
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
Despite the “COVID pause,” spring is here. While we enjoy sunny days and green grass in Colorado, farmers are hard at work around the country tilling the soil, watching the weather, and getting ready to put seeds in the ground. Last year, more than 500,000 acres of land were registered for hemp production in the