Hoban Law Group Files Amicus Brief in Support of Petitioners in Washington v. Barr

The Hoban Law Group filed an amicus brief on behalf of two amici this week in support of the Petitioners’ writ of certiorari to encourage the Supreme Court of the United States to hear Marvin Washington, et al. v. William P. Barr, Attorney General, et. al.. Petitioners challenge marijuana’s schedule I status under the Controlled

By |2020-09-18T12:05:49-06:00September 18th, 2020|Government and Policy|

Can Congress Speed Up CBD Regulation?

Experts weigh in on the various legislative pathways WASHINGTON — Having already submitted two congressionally mandated reports on cannabidiol (CBD), it’s looking less and less likely that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release the long-awaited regulations that would provide a pathway for ingestible products. Leaving many in the industry to question if Congress

By |2020-09-14T08:43:17-06:00September 14th, 2020|HLG In The News|

Will Marijuana become legal? Is federalization really what we want?

Federalization of Marijuana The Federalization of Marijuana will change the landscape of the localized marijuana industry and will be the next evolution in the realm of legal marijuana.  Federal legalization will certainly bring more basic business tools to marijuana entrepreneurs such as banking, access to federal loans and grants, interstate commerce, etc. But, what other

By |2020-09-03T14:57:36-06:00August 5th, 2020|Government and Policy|

The Future of Hemp in California

The Growth of California Hemp Four months into the great 21st-century pandemic, it is a good time to look at the progress California is making on hemp, the challenges it has faced, and where the hemp roads lead in the golden state. 2019 saw over 30,000 acres of hemp grown in California under the 2014

By |2020-08-03T09:46:05-06:00July 24th, 2020|Government and Policy, Hemp|

Colorado Has Done The Right Thing With HB-20-1424

Growing Social Equity in the Marijuana Industry Colorado legislature has made progress to ensure social equity in the emerging cannabis industry. Although there are many metrics to calculate some of the damage the U.S. War on Drugs has inflicted on minorities, the true extent of the damage may ultimately be too severe to be calculable.

By |2020-07-27T11:31:10-06:00June 22nd, 2020|Government and Policy|

White House office reviewing FDA cannabis guidance

An FDA spokesman said his agency is "working toward a goal of providing additional guidance" related to marketing CBD for various products and has "made substantial progress." An office that serves President Donald Trump is reviewing a draft cannabis guidance document from FDA—possibly signaling progress in the public health agency’s examination of whether and how

By |2020-07-08T15:48:50-06:00June 10th, 2020|HLG In The News|

What Cannabis Companies Need to Know About The Federal Stimulus Package

Join us  as Steve Schain, a senior attorney at the Hoban Law Group, walks through the potential benefits of Congress’s $2 trillion plan to cannabis entrepreneurs and employees. Watch the on-demand webinar now! About the Speaker Steve Schain chairs the global cannabis law firm Hoban Law Group's Pennsylvania and New Jersey practice and chairs its

By |2020-04-24T09:17:20-06:00April 24th, 2020|HLG In The News|

Just Left There to Float: A Heightened Need for Collaboration with Stimulus Dollars Out Of Reach

Late last month, the federal government passed a $2.2 trillion package to keep the economy from sinking into a recession in the wake of COVID-19. Currently, there are stimulus package dollars being offered at the state, local, and federal levels. But what access does the cannabis industry have to these resources for economic assistance? Let's

By |2020-07-02T09:43:57-06:00April 16th, 2020|Bob's Voice|
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