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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. 

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2016 Colorado Legislative Summary by Jean Smith-Gonnell, Esq.

The following is a summary of the primary pieces of legislative from the 2016 session that will impact licensed retail and medical marijuana businesses in Colorado. Keep in mind, the Marijuana Enforcement Division will be writing new rules pertaining to these substantial and beneficial changes recently passed by the legislature, awaiting the Governor’s signature. Please feel free to contact Jean Smith-Gonnell, Esq., at with any questions.

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MG Magazine: Hoban & Feola Rebrands As National Cannabis Law Firm

Already representing clients in thirteen states and abroad, the respected Colorado-based law firm Hoban & Feola has increased its cachet by recasting itself as a national cannabis law firm serving clients as a legal one-stop-shop of sorts, the first of its kind for the industry. According to Hoban & Feola partner Bob Hoban, one of the foremost experts on U.S. cannabis law, the move is not about ambition and ego but about improving the standard of professionalism necessary for the industry to realize its vast potential.