Monitoring the Momentum of Cannabis in Africa

Africa has seen a recent wave of legal developments surrounding commercial cannabis and there are signs that momentum is continuing to build at speed. It may yet be some time before regulated dispensaries serve legal, recreational marijuana to customers in African cities like Cape Town, South Africa or Accra, Ghana —  neither country has affirmatively

By |2020-05-20T09:21:06-06:00May 20th, 2020|Global Law|

Intellectual Property and Medicinal Cannabis

The agreement between Medcann Colombia S.A.S and Klonetic Plant Science Inc. to make available for them different varieties of psychoactive and non-psychoactive cannabis, reminds the industry of the importance of intellectual property protection towards new developments. Colombia has become one of the leading countries in the export of medicinal cannabis. For this reason, it is

By |2020-05-06T09:09:03-06:00May 5th, 2020|HLG In The News|

The Hoban Minute – 37 Cannbisalud’s Lorena Beltran | Breaking Upate: Cannabis Legalization in Mexico

The Hoban Minute - 37 Cannbisalud’s Lorena Beltran | Breaking Upate: Cannabis Legalization in Mexico Bob and Eric sit down with the CEO of Cannabisalud, Lorena Beltran to discuss the recent extension granted by Mexico’s Supreme Court on forthcoming cannabis legislation, the importance of regenerative agriculture and crop diversification for Mexico's farmers, and why domestic

By |2020-04-30T09:05:37-06:00April 29th, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

The Hoban Minute – 29 Hoban Law Group’s Jose Abusaid | The Impact of Coronavirus on Colombia

The Hoban Minute - 29 Hoban Law Group’s Jose Abusaid | The Impact of Coronavirus on Colombia Bob and Eric sit down with Colombia-based Hoban Law Group International Attorney, Jose Abusaid who shares his perspective on how Colombia has been impacted by COVID-19. They discuss recent developments in Colombia’s cannabis industry, the status of the

By |2020-04-21T10:28:59-06:00April 21st, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

A Black Swan Event and Serendipity

In previous issues of FloraCulture International, I dedicated several columns to the subject of black swans and serendipity. Black swans are the brainchild of Lebanese American writer, statistician and former Wall Street trader, Nassim Taleb.  He describes a black swan as an event that is unanticipated, of extreme magnitude and is characterized by the widespread

By |2020-04-09T07:59:50-06:00April 6th, 2020|Global Law|

MEDICAL CANNABIS LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN SPECIAL REPORT

VOICE OF REASON Prætorium is working to assist local companies on the commercial aspects of the cannabis business to create further economic opportunities for the industry. What’s your opinion on the recent reform on medical cannabis passed by the Ecuadorian legislative assembly? The reform has significant meaning as it is part of the general reform

By |2020-02-26T11:38:12-07:00February 26th, 2020|Global Law|