Just in Time for the Holidays: FDA’s Updated Guidance on CBD Amid More Warning Letters

FDA Update Despite the impending Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) kept plenty busy this week in keeping the hemp industry on its toes issuing: (a) yet another round of a whopping fifteen (15) warning letters to companies purportedly marketing “unapproved new drugs” containing hemp-derived cannabidiol (“CBD”) in violation of FDA regulations;

By |2019-12-06T09:08:12-07:00December 5th, 2019|HLG Blogs|

Craft Spirits Magazine Features Garrett Graff & Ryan Malkin

Hoban Law Group Managing Attorney Garrett Graff and Attorney Ryan Malkin are featured in the current issue of Craft Spirits Magazine talking about how the hemp and beverage industries just might be a perfect match! See the full feature in Craft Spirits Magazine.

By |2019-10-25T16:26:58-06:00October 25th, 2019|Hemp, HLG In The News|

Industry to USDA: Where are the federal hemp regulations?

The hemp industry continues to look for federal guidance on production for 2020. It’s been more than a month since Hemp Industry Daily first reported that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) had completed its draft of the federal hemp production rules and submitted it to the White House Office of Budget and Management, which reviews all regulations adopted

By |2019-10-25T16:50:54-06:00October 21st, 2019|HLG In The News|

Hemp Happy Hour Radio Show

Episode 62: Southern Hemp Expo Part 1 Josh had the opportunity to catch up with several friends and colleagues at the Southern Hemp Expo in September. This episode features interviews with Garrett Graff (Hoban Law Group), Billy Hilliard (Atalo Holdings), Patrick McCarthy (CBD+Me), and Dr. Tony Brannon (Murray State University). Listen to the episode on

By |2019-10-17T13:49:44-06:00October 16th, 2019|Hemp, HLG In The News|

Colorado aims to promote economic development via ambitious hemp plan

In the Centennial State, representatives from academia, government and industry are collaborating on an ambitious initiative to develop a blueprint for how the state will manage the hemp market through a thorough examination of the supply chain. The Colorado Hemp Advancement & Management Plan—or CHAMP—could function as a model for other states aiming to tackle

By |2019-10-17T13:52:25-06:00October 3rd, 2019|Hemp, HLG In The News|

CBD-infused water coming to Colorado grocery stores, pending FDA approval

CBD products are rapidly becoming more widely available. One can now find CBD-infused ointments and creams in places like Walgreens. However, it's no loner just the drug store. CBD-infused water is now coming to some major grocery stores. --- "It always takes one to dip their toes in the water and gauge how hot or

By |2019-09-18T13:37:52-06:00June 25th, 2019|HLG In The News|

Thrive Market, an online retailer, is forced to stop selling CBD

Thrive Market, an online natural and organic products marketplace, said it is shelving its catalog of hemp extracts and topicals at the demand of the company that processes its customer payments. "Very little, thus far, is cut and dried about the hemp industry," said Garrett O. Graff, a managing attorney at Hoban Law Group, a

By |2019-09-18T13:38:39-06:00June 19th, 2019|HLG In The News|

‘Alphabet Soup’ Of Federal Agencies Issue Favorable Rulings Advancing Hemp Industry

The hemp industry notched two wins in the past seven days, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) releasing a legal opinion stating that hemp can be transported across state lines and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) changing its guidance to allow hemp-derived CBD oil on airplanes. A third federal agency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is

By |2019-09-18T13:41:24-06:00June 5th, 2019|HLG In The News|