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Hoban & Feola is Colorado's original, experienced cannabis business law firm since 2008, providing expert advice to clients in the regulated, retail marijuana dispensary system and the industrial hemp industry. As a burgeoning movement has become a multi-million dollar industry, H&F has grown with it, home to a national footprint of attorneys licensed in over a dozen states across the country with the expertise to offer clients a one-stop-shop for their rapidly expanding business legal needs.

Our attorneys have significant experience working in a highly regulated environment on behalf of clients that include marijuana entrepreneurs, industrial hemp producers, ancillary businesses and even local, state and international governmental bodies seeking regulatory counsel as they legalize marijuana for medical or recreational purposes. With decades of combined experience, our attorneys strive to meet our clients' needs ranging from commercial litigation and FDA/FTC regulatory compliance to general corporate governance, branding and franchising and municipal law and regulatory compliance. They are joined by a team of professional staff with widely varied experience in legislative policy consulting, litigation support and nutraceutical expertise.

With the highest possible degree of professionalism that our clients have come to expect, our national team of attorneys connects serious business clients to each other with the shared goal of legitimizing the fastest-growing industry in the United States. Whatever your cannabusiness needs may be; H&F is ready to help you meet your goals and grow your business. 

H&F News

Canna Business 101: Packaging and Labeling Compliance

It doesn't end with 100 percent federal ­illegality and rigorous Drug Enforcement Agency and Department of Treasury oversight.

Selling medical or adult-use marijuana to consumers requires complying with federal, state and local packaging and labeling ­regulations and regulators. While its Department of Health is ­currently promulgating Pennsylvania's legalized marijuana regulations, a review of other jurisdictions and the overall industry reveals both existing regulatory parameters and trend of growers and product manufacturers transferring packaging and labeling liability to dispensaries.

Read the latest from H&F Attorney Steve Schain in The Legal Intelligencer. 

"Reprinted with permission from the June 29, 2016 issue of The Legal Intelligencer. (c)2016 ALM Media Properties, LLC. Further duplication without permission is prohibited.  All rights reserved."   

Cannabis counsel movement rallies pot’s true believers

“The whole cannabis business is just shooting to the moon now,” Goggin said. “The new statewide regs have almost completely transformed my practice.” Goggin’s experience in the interplay between federal law and state statutes landed him a new gig as of counsel to Denver, Colo.-based Hoban & Feola, a cannabis business law firm, to serve as its Northern California regional office.