Week In Review – September 20-26, 2019

Cannabis Regulation In Australia Could Be About To Become Way Less Complex Cannabis regulation in Australia has taken a step forward. Last Thursday, a report into the Narcotic Drugs Act (ND Act) was tabled in Parliament, which recommended a major overhaul of the licensing regime for the drug and might see more Australian businesses able to

By |2020-07-02T09:30:46-06:00September 25th, 2019|Government and Policy, HLG Global|

Why Mexico?

Part of the answer began to present itself when I checked in for my flight from Detroit headed to León, Guanajuato, Mexico. I found that there are four flights daily from Detroit. Curious, I asked a fellow traveler why that is so. Turns out that if you want to find the U.S. automobile parts industry,

By |2019-12-18T12:39:23-07:00June 13th, 2019|HLG Global|

Licensing Crisis Lends a Toxic Tarnish to the Golden State’s Legal Cannabis Market

What happens if you throw a party and then take the guests’ invitations away? That, in short, is what state cannabis regulators in California are finding out. Yet all glibness aside, it represents a looming issue which while awaiting a remedy threatens to inexorably choke the supply chain for the largest legalized market in the

By |2020-07-02T09:30:48-06:00April 17th, 2019|HLG In The News|


Collaboration will create compliant cannabis experiences for consumers at music festivals LOS ANGELES, California, December 4, 2018 --  Regulated Solutions Group (RSG), the first event marketing, sales and distribution compliance platform dedicated to the global cannabis and hemp industries, today announced a strategic partnership with PRØHBTD, the leading cannabis lifestyle media and brand platform, and Hoban

By |2020-07-02T09:30:49-06:00December 21st, 2018|Press Releases|

Industrial Hemp News in Colorado and New Jersey, Medical Cannabis News in Louisiana and Nebraska

Colorado loosens restrictions on industrial hemp testing The Department of Revenue’s Marijuana Enforcement Division, Department of Agriculture, and Department of Public Health and Environment (collectively “the Departments”) jointly issue this industry bulletin regarding the scope and extent of permitted testing on industrial hemp by retail marijuana testing facility licensees. Read more NJ lawmakers advance legislation to permit

By |2020-07-02T09:43:33-06:00October 10th, 2018|HLG Week In Review|

SAFE Banking Act

Due to difficulty in obtaining ­financial services and because marijuana is a "cash only" business, ­marijuana-related businesses (MRBs) face staggering safety, security and operational issues. Help is on the way for this $7.2 billion per year industry via the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), 114 HR 2076, the stated aim of

By |2020-07-02T09:44:30-06:00May 9th, 2017|Banking and Finance|

‘Suits’ and ‘Stoners’ Are Fighting for the Soul of the Weed Industry

This piece was published in partnership with the Influence. "It took me getting into the weed business to actually put on a suit," laughs Duncan Cameron at the Denver grow he oversees. As chief production officer at Colorado dispensary Good Chemistry, Cameron has given tours of the company's 20,000 square-foot grow to businesspeople and politicians in

By |2020-07-02T09:44:49-06:00May 20th, 2016|Hemp|