Jean E. Smith-Gonnell Selected for MED Working Group
We're proud to announce that H&F Senior Attorney Jean E. Smith-Gonnell has been selected as a member of the CO Dept. of Revenue Marijuana Enforcement Division Legislation Implementation Work Group. The group will meet at the end of this month and make recommendations in advance of the September 2nd rulemaking hearing on the implementation of legislation from the 2016 session. Congrats, Jean!
USDA Discriminates Against Domestic Hemp Producers Seeking Organic Certification for CBD Products
See H&F Managing Partner Robert Hoban's guest post for New Cannabis Ventures online titled "CBD – It’s Organic Unless it’s Domestic."
PTSD Appeals Case Moves Forward As Cannabis Reform Accelerates In The U.S.
Law firm Hoban & Feola’s Denver team is set to bring national attention with this case, similar to the 2009 Centennial case which led to creation of the commercial cannabis market in Colorado and beyond. Similarly, the ruling in this current PTSD case could set a national precedent, affecting the entire industry.
“When someone is truly at the end of their rope, looking for anything that would give them relief, they’re not thinking about possible side-effects,” said attorney Adam Foster of Hoban & Feola.