Illinois Adult Use Marijuana Sales

Written By:  Larry Mishkin A few years ago, when I would attend marijuana conferences around the country, everyone with whom I spoke always seemed ready to talk business opportunities until they heard I was from Illinois.  After that, talk quickly turned away from anything cannabis to Al Capone, Michael Jordan, the Cubs, whatever.  This was

By |2020-07-02T09:30:39-06:00June 17th, 2020|Government and Policy|

It’s just a weed, Chicago

There’s a patch of ground behind the lilies in Lauren’s west suburban backyard garden where tomatoes won’t grow. She thinks it has something to do with the soil’s pH, but whatever it is, it’s a fertile spot for a different kind of plant. “Lauren,” a 40-year-old sales contractor, longtime cannabis advocate, and new Illinois medical

By |2020-07-07T13:23:16-06:00May 6th, 2020|HLG In The News|

The Hoban Minute – 27 Hoban Law Group’s Larry Mishkin | Three Months Into Adult-Use Legalization: An Update on Illinois

The Hoban Minute - 27 Hoban Law Group’s Larry Mishkin | Three Months Into Adult-Use Legalization: An Update on Illinois Bob and Eric sit down with Illinois-based Hoban Law Group Attorney and Co-Host of the Deadhead Cannabis Show, Larry Mishkin to discuss the success and obstacles of Illinois’ adult-use, commercial marijuana industry, legislation-driven legalization, and

By |2020-07-08T15:46:42-06:00April 21st, 2020|The Hoban Minute|

6 Questions About Traveling With Marijuana, Answered

America's relationship with pot is changing. While the substance is illegal to use or possess on a national level under the Controlled Substances Act, some of the county's states, territories and the District of Columbia have been passing laws to the contrary, and in very different ways, since 1996. At the publishing of this story,

By |2020-02-19T09:08:31-07:00February 19th, 2020|HLG In The News|

How to stay on the right side of the new law

We've enlisted Larry Mishkin, a local attorney who specializes in cannabis law in association with the Hoban Law Group based in Denver, to lay out the dos and dont's of the new cannabis law. This information is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice. The state's adult-use cannabis legislation

By |2020-01-22T11:12:59-07:00January 20th, 2020|HLG In The News|

[PRESS RELEASE] Yes We Cann: Cannabis market and symposium

The Chicago Reader, MOCA modern cannabis dispensary, and Emporium Arcade Bar have joined together to present Yes We Cann, a cannabis market and symposium, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. This will be a day focused on educating and empowering Chicagoans about cannabis and hemp, while giving a platform to local businesses, educators, and professionals dedicated to the field. A marketplace will

By |2019-12-18T12:17:30-07:00October 10th, 2019|Corporate Securities|

Deadhead Cannabis Show: Episode 18

The recent, unexplained rash of deaths linked to the use of vaporizers is creating concern within the cannabis industry.  Jim Marty and Larry Mishkin gave an in-depth discussion about the likely causes. They also reflect on its impact on the industry and talk about possible solutions. The show ends with a recap of the summer

By |2019-12-18T12:24:39-07:00October 3rd, 2019|Hemp|

Deadhead Cannabis Show: Episode 17

The recent, unexplained rash of deaths linked to the use of vaporizers is creating concern within the cannabis industry.  Jim Marty and Larry Mishkin gave an in-depth discussion about the likely causes. They also reflect on its impact on the industry and talk about possible solutions. The show ends with a recap of the summer

By |2019-12-18T12:25:00-07:00October 3rd, 2019|Hemp|

There’s gold in that green: Industrial hemp comes to the High Plains

In 1848, James Marshall discovered the first flakes of gold at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California. Those flakes led to the California Gold Rush and turned the newly acquired ex-Mexican territory into a billion-dollar shot for the American economy. This is a critical distinction, explained Larry Mishkin, attorney with Hoban Law Group, a Denver, Colorado-based

By |2020-07-02T09:44:09-06:00July 22nd, 2019|HLG In The News|

Illinois Law Enforcement Has No Way To Roadside Test For Marijuana Impairment While Driving As Legalization Looms

Drivers under the influence of marijuana are up to twice as likely to crash, according to a AAA report. In a state that is gearing up for legalization, there’s been pushback from the beginning from groups like the Illinois Sheriff’s Association, who said there is no roadside testing available for use by law enforcement in

By |2020-07-07T13:23:12-06:00June 24th, 2019|HLG In The News|