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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaking at a Drug Enforcement Administration graduation ceremony, claimed that increased support for legalization and ending the war on drugs has led to more drug overdose deaths.

Democrats picked Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) to respond to President Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. He was one of only ten Democrats to vote against a 2015 amendment protecting medical cannabis patients and providers from federal prosecution. He also opposed measures on medical marijuana for veterans and CBD for kids with epilepsy, putting him way out of step with voters and his party.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is seeking public comment on a World Health Organization committee’s position that cannabidiol should not be scheduled under international conventions.

A leaked U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons memo directs corrections officials to identify inmates for transfer to private facilities.

The U.S. attorney for the Western District of New York said a federal marijuana enforcement policy change gives prosecutors “local control to utilize familiar and long-established prosecutorial principles to determine how best to fulfill our ongoing obligation to deploy our finite resources to reduce violent crime in our community, stem the tide of the drug crisis and dismantle criminal gangs.”

The “Joint Blog” published another questionable report claiming to have gotten an exclusive scoop about marijuana discussions inside the White House.

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) endorsed legalizing medical cannabis in Missouri.

Congressman Charlie Crist (D-FL) is bringing a medical cannabis patient as his guest to the State of the Union speech.

All four members of Utah’s U.S. House delegation coauthored an op-ed calling for the removal of roadblocks to marijuana research.

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) says he has “supported legalization [of marijuana] for 40 years.”

Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) tweeted, “Republicans are all about states’ rights…until they disagree with the law. Time for Trump admin to respect the will of the people and allow those states that want to regulate marijuana to do so.”

Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA) tweeted, “Marijuana can be a lifesaving alternative to opioids. Over 90% of veterans want the federal government to research marijuana. I’m urging @TheJusticeDept and @DEAHQ to license growers of the plant for research.”

Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA) said “now is the time to push for legalization throughout the United States.”

A federal RICO case against an Oregon marijuana cultivation facility was settled.

A lawyer for a Trump aide involved in Russia-related investigations jokingly suggested that people who think the probe will end soon are high on marijuana.

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) signed a bill adding protections for accountants who work with the marijuana industry, and changing other medical cannabis regulations.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) touted medical cannabis expansion as part of his new administration’s first 10 days of accomplishments.

Minnesota Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz, currently a congressman, said he supports legalizing marijuana.

Hartford, Connecticut Mayor Luke Bronin (D), a gubernatorial candidate, endorsed legalizing marijuana.

Tallahassee, Florida Mayor Andrew Gillum (D), a gubernatorial candidate, supports legalizing marijuana. Other candidates have endorsed decriminalization.

Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidates debated marijuana law reform.

The New York Assembly Health Committee approved a bill to add opioid use disorder as a medical cannabis qualifying condition.

Guam’s Senate approved medical cannabis regulations.

The Puerto Rico Senate passed a resolution mandating that a commission examine possible violations of the territory’s medical cannabis law.

A Florida judge is allowing a lawsuit against the state’s ban on smoking medical cannabis to proceed, but without one of its key parties.

The Virginia Senate Committee on Courts of Justice will hear several bills on marijuana decriminalization and medical cannabis expansion on Monday.

Alaska regulators are preparing to ask lawmakers to reconsider marijuana taxes.

Arizona senators filed a bill to prevent state and local official from assisting federal agents in marijuana crackdowns.

A California senator introduced a bill to create a public bank to serve the marijuana industry.

A Maryland delegate filed legislation to prevent medical cannabis patients from being denied access to guns.

A Pennsylvania senator introduced a resolution calling on the federal government to reschedule marijuana.

Here’s a look at marijuana legislation pending in Indiana.

Nevada’s top marijuana regulator resigned to take a job in the private sector.

/ LOCAL

New data shows that 86% of those arrested for low-level marijuana possession in New York City in 2017 were black or Hispanic.

/ ADVOCACY

Medical cannabis advocacy pioneer Dennis Peron died.

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

A study concluded that legalizing marijuana in Washington State “prevented 638 overdose deaths and lead to over 3,600 individuals seeking treatment for opioid abuse disorders.”

/ OPINION & ANALYSIS

The San Francisco Chronicle editorial board is calling on Congress to end federal marijuana prohibition.

The Star-Ledger editorial board is urging New Jersey lawmakers to be wary of misleading statistics touted by marijuana legalization opponents. It also supports expanding the state’s medical cannabis program.

The Bangor Daily News editorial board wants Maine lawmakers to enact marijuana legalization implementation legislation.

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The New York Times looks at investment opportunities and challenges in the marijuana industry.

Marijuana testing facility G3 Labs had its license reinstated by Nevada officials following a five-month suspension.

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Tom Angell is the editor of Marijuana Moment. A 20-year veteran in the cannabis law reform movement, he covers the policy and politics of marijuana. Separately, he founded the nonprofit Marijuana Majority. Previously he reported for Marijuana.com and MassRoots, and handled media relations and campaigns for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition and Students for Sensible Drug Policy. (Organization citations are for identification only and do not constitute an endorsement or partnership.)

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DEA-HHS cannabis dispute brought to White House office (Newsletter: December 6, 2021)

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CBD bill in Congress; MO rep wants legal marijuana on ballot; Local OH decrim measure gets signatures

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Reps. Kathleen Rice (D-NY), Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Angie Craig (D-MN) and Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) introduced a new bipartisan bill in Congress to require the Food and Drug Administration to regulate hemp-derived CBD foods and beverages.

The White House Office of Management and Budget is being asked by the Competitive Enterprise Institute to mediate a marijuana finger-pointing dispute between the Drug Enforcement Administration and Department of Health and Human Services where each agency says the other is responsible for a scientific review used in cannabis scheduling decisions.

A Missouri Republican representative filed a joint resolution to put marijuana legalization on the ballot for voters to decide in 2022. Separately, activists are collecting signatures for their own cannabis initiatives.

Activists in Kent, Ohio proved that they collected enough signatures for a local marijuana decriminalization ballot measure after officials improperly invalidated petitions. Voters will now decide on the measure in 2022.

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The Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals is considering a growing number of appeals of security clearance eligibility denial due to marijuana use.

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) criticized President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. attorney for Massachusetts for declining to prosecute certain drug offenses and other crimes as a district attorney.

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) authored an op-ed calling on Congress to remove a rider blocking Washington, D.C. from legalizing marijuana sales.

Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) tweeted, “Since I introduced the STATES Act with @repblumenauer in 2018, I’ve fought for achievable, incremental cannabis reform that can build a bipartisan consensus and directly impact the lives of Americans across the country. Congress needs to #PassProgress, not sink it. #HOPEforSAFE.” After introducing a marijuana expungements bill, he also tweeted, “Your move, @SenSchumer.”

Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) tweeted, “New changes to Minnesota’s medical cannabis program will take effect next year, including providing new edible options – with required safety messaging and labeling for patients.”

FormerDemocratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang tweeted, “Talked to an investor in psilocybin-based compounds as a treatment for depression – seems very promising.”

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Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried, currently the agriculture commissioner, reiterated concerns about the medical cannabis licensing process for black farmers.

The Michigan Court of Claims partially granted and partially denied a request for an injunction on regulators’ recall of marijuana products.

California regulators proposed emergency rules that will waive licensing fees for marijuana equity businesses.

Colorado regulators issued a health and safety advisory about potentially unsafe marijuana products from Innovative Fusion LLC.

Vermont regulators decided not to recommend specific warning labels on the health effects of cannabis products. Former Gov. Howard Dean (D) tweeted, “This is a mistake. While I favor legalization, Cannabis is not benign and should be treated the way alcohol is. THC content matters and the higher the THC the more likely bad side effects which can include psychosis. Vermont has to do better here.”

Connecticut regulators reported that medical cannabis is the most common controlled substance dispensed to state residents.

Ohio regulators will consider increasing medical cannabis purchase limits this week.

New York regulators launched an online portal where cannabinoid hemp businesses can apply for licenses.

New Mexico regulators held a public hearing on proposed rules to require labor peace agreements for marijuana businesses.

Arizona state and local governments have generated more than $106 million in marijuana tax revenue in the first year of legal sales.

Nevada regulators accused a marijuana cultivation and production company of tax avoidance.

Washington State regulators sent an update and policy statement on transitioning to a new marijuana tracking system.

Vermont’s Cannabis Control Board and an advisory subcommittee will meet this week.


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The Clarksville, Tennessee City Council adopted a resolution endorsing decriminalization of marijuana and legalization of medical cannabis.

A San Antonio, Texas city councilman is pushing to adopt a formal cite-and-release policy for low-level marijuana possession.

A think tank posted an updated database of New York municipalities that are opting out of marijuana retail and on-site consumption businesses.

The Sennett. New York Town Board will hold a hearing on a proposed ban on marijuana dispensaries and social use areas on December 16.

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Malta Prime Minister Robert Abela will not give his party’s members a free vote on the government’s marijuana legalization bill.

Danish lawmakers voted to permanently legalize medical cannabis.

The UK government is launching a new drug strategy.

British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie said he hasn’t had recent talks with investors who previously expressed interest in the territory’s potential medical cannabis industry.

An Australian Capital Territory legislature select committee recommended that drugs be decriminalized.

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

A study found that “introduction of cannabidiol (CBD) endowed the hydrogels with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects” and that “the CBD/[email protected] hydrogel showed accelerated wound healing effect in vivo.”

A study found that “across a range of psychedelic substances and doses, reported pain scores improved substantially during and after psychedelic experiences.”

/ ADVOCACY, OPINION & ANALYSIS

The Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Studies and Vine Ventures launched a social impact special purpose vehicle that will infuse $70 million into psychedelic-assisted therapy and access in exchange for a share of MDMA revenue once it becomes legal.

The Drug Policy Alliance is urging Congress against “sneaking” marijuana banking language into the National Defense Authorization Act, arguing it would come at the “expense of equity and justice for Black, Latinx and Indigenous communities that have borne the brunt of prohibition.”

NORML has a new state policies manager.

The U.S. Pharmacopeia published a position statement urging more research on delta-8 THC.

ASTM International published a technical white paper on delta-8 THC products.

The Global Commission on Drug Policy will release a new report on Tuesday.

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WM Technology, Inc. registered to resell shares that were previously issued as partial consideration for acquisitions.

Schwazze entered into an agreement to sell $95 million worth of convertible notes to raise money to expand operations into New Mexico.

Nabis Cannabis drivers and fleet maintenance workers voted to unionize with Teamsters Local 630.

/ CULTURE

Former basketball player Isiah Thomas’s One World Pharma changed its name to One World Products: Sustainable Hemp and Cannabis Solutions.

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AOC & GOP cannabis expungements bill in Congress (Newsletter: December 3, 2021)

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NIDA head deterred from studying marijuana under Schedule 1; DEA psychedelics boost; USDA hemp insurance update; GW beats Canopy in patent ruling

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Reps. Dave Joyce (R-OH) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) filed a new bipartisan bill in Congress to fund state and local marijuana expungement programs.

National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora Vokow—the U.S.’s top drug science official— said she personally hesitates to study marijuana because its federal Schedule I status makes it “much more cumbersome” than studying other substances.

The Drug Enforcement Administration once again proposed a huge boost in the legal production of illegal psychedelics like psilocybin, MDMA and DMT to be used in research. The agency initially wanted just 30 grams of psilocybin produced in 2021, and now that’s been boosted to 8,000 grams for 2022—a 26,567% increase, reflecting a massive level of interest in psychedelics research.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced new changes to “strengthen” crop insurance policies for hemp producers.

GW Pharmaceuticals won a preliminary victory over Canopy Growth Corporation in a patent infringement case the latter company filed over cannabis extraction methods, as IP lawyer Larry Sandell of Mei & Mark, LLP explains in an op-ed for Marijuana Moment.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service tweeted a reminder that responses to a federal hemp survey are due next week.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) tweeted, “The message across the country is clear: The vast majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana. @RonWyden, @SenBooker, and I are working to pass our Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act to end the federal prohibition and repair the harm done by the War on Drugs.”

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jack Reed (D-RI) said he hasn’t spoken to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) about the possible inclusion of marijuana banking provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act.

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) raised concerns about fentanyl-laced marijuana and other drugs in a Senate floor speech.

Re. Jay Obernolte (R-CA) tweeted about “illegal marijuana operations in California that are stealing our water, inserting harmful pesticides into our ecosystems, and wreaking havoc on our public lands.”

The House bill to allow CBD as a dietary supplement got one new cosponsor for a total of 35.

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Texas’s attorney general appealed an injunction on regulators’ smokable hemp ban to the state Supreme Court, putting the policy back in place for now.

South Dakota’s attorney general issued a report finding that the state’s hemp program does not substantially affect police’s ability to go after illegal marijuana.

Arkansas activists believe they will raise enough money to fund a successful signature gathering effort to put a marijuana legalization measure on the 2022 ballot.

The New Mexico legislature’s Finance Authority Oversight Committee approved a $5 million loan program for cannabis microbusinesses.

Several Indian tribes located within New York are conducting retail marijuana sales.

An Illinois judge issued an order consolidating several lawsuits challenging regulators’ marijuana business license award processes.

Georgia regulators blocked media access to pre-hearing conferences about medical cannabis business license denial protests.

Pennsylvania regulators sent an alert to patients about an ongoing review of the safety of medical cannabis vaping products.

Vermont regulators sent a warning about a scam targeting marijuana businesses in which callers pretend to be from the Cannabis Control Board.

The California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development is hiring grants analysts for a marijuana revenue-funded program to help communities impacted by the drug war.

Ohio regulators posted updated medical cannabis patient and caregiver numbers.

New Jersey marijuana regulators will hold a public meeting on Tuesday.


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The San Francisco, California Board of Supervisors voted to suspend a local marijuana business tax through the end of next year in an attempt to curb illegal sales.

Princeton, New Jersey’s Cannabis Task Force recommended that marijuana dispensaries be allowed to operate.

Brattleboro, Vermont police, along with federal officials, arrested three people in connection with what is believed to be fentanyl-laced marijuana.

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British Virgin Islands Prime Minister Andrew Fahie announced the formation of working committees with UK officials to advance stalled medical cannabis legislation.

Australia’s health minister rejected a petition to legalize THC and CBD by rescheduling cannabis.

Malta lawmakers are nearing a final vote on a bill to legalize marijuana.

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

A study of twins suggested that “cannabis use is not associated with detrimental physical health effects.”

A review concluded that “evidence suggests that psychedelics and related compounds could prove useful for treating the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.”

/ ADVOCACY, OPINION & ANALYSIS

The Indiana Democratic Party tweeted, “@INDems view marijuana legalization as a way to create a better future for Hoosiers and the state economy. Details about the town hall are below.”

More than 180 drug policy organizations from around the world sent letters urging the International Narcotics Control Board to craft cannabis guidelines with a process that has more transparency and accountability.

The American Kratom Association has a new executive director who previously served as a New York senator.

The Veterans Alliance for Holistic Alternatives is a new advocacy group that’s working to build support for cannabis banking and other marijuana reforms.

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Cookies is bringing its products to UK and Australian medical cannabis markets through a partnership with InterCure.

Akerna reported that the days before and after Thanksgiving were the second and third highest-grossing days for the cannabis industry this year, with nearly $100 million in sales each.

The Darlington Fabrics Company in Rhode Island settled a lawsuit in which a woman alleged her internship was rescinded over legal medical cannabis use.

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MMA fighter Elias Theodorou was granted the nation’s first therapeutic use exemption issued by a state athletic commission for medical cannabis by the Colorado Office of Combative Sports and Colorado Combative Sports Commission.

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Treasury secretary talks cannabis banking benefits (Newsletter: December 2, 2021)

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation marijuana internships; Groups urge cannabis banking in NDAA; Austin decrim ballot initiative; VA access push

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Treasury Sec. Janet Yellen said “of course” the Internal Revenue Service’s job of collecting taxes would be easier if marijuana businesses could access the banking system. She was responding to a question from Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) at a hearing.

A coalition of groups—including the American Bankers Association, United Food and Commercial Workers Union, National Association of REALTORS and National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies— sent a letter urging the Senate to pass marijuana banking through the National Defense Authorization Act.

The bipartisan co-chairs of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus sent a letter urging Veterans Affairs Sec. Denis McDonough to allow medical marijuana access for military vets “as soon as possible.” He recently said the department is considering a policy change.

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and U.S. Cannabis Council are partnering on an internship program to place rising black leaders at top marijuana companies like Weedmaps, Curaleaf, Columbia Care and Canopy Growth.

Austin, Texas activists submitted what they say is more than enough signatures to put a marijuana decriminalization measure on the city’s May 2022 ballot.

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The Drug Enforcement Administration asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to dismiss legal challenges to the agency’s hemp rules.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) tweeted, “Marijuana prohibition has disproportionately harmed young people of color. NY’s taken important steps to address these harms. We’re working to pass the Cannabis Administration & Opportunity Act to bring the progress we’ve made in NY to the federal level.”

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) said he doesn’t see a path to add marijuana banking to the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act due to opposition from leadership.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) tweeted, “#SAFEBanking has broad bipartisan support in both chambers. Enacting this bill now as part of the NDAA is just the tip of the iceberg and will help pave the way for broader, comprehensive cannabis reform and will help create a safer and more equitable industry.” He also tweeted, “The SAFE Banking Act would immediately remove barriers for small and minority-owned cannabis businesses to access capital.  #SAFEBanking is the first of many federal reforms that are needed to ensure these businesses are treated fairly and legitimately.”

Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) tweeted, “If the Senate doesn’t include #SafeBanking in the NDAA, I will fight for it in conference. Each day Congress refuses to pass this bipartisan bill the fed govt endangers public safety, cripples the economic recovery of #smallbiz and refuses states’ rights to implement their laws.”

Montana Democratic congressional candidate Tom Winter tweeted, “When Montanans speak it’s up to their representatives in government to listen. Legal weed isn’t just about freedom from government intrusion into our personal lives. It’s about equity in our criminal justice system and good governance.”

The Senate bill to allow CBD as a dietary supplement got one new cosponsor for a total of three.

The House bill to allow CBD as a dietary supplement got one new cosponsor for a total of 34.

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Missouri activists launched a signature drive for a marijuana legalization measure they hope to place on the 2022 ballot.

Florida activists said they are getting a good return on mailers they’ve sent to collect signatures on petitions to qualify a marijuana legalization measure for the 2022 ballot.

The Ohio Senate Small Business and Economic Opportunity Committee held a hearing on legislation to expand the medical cannabis program.

The Maryland House Cannabis Referendum and Legalization Workgroup discussed tax issues.

An Indiana representative will host a forum about legalizing marijuana on Monday.

The Michigan Court of Claims heard arguments in a case in which a testing laboratory is challenging regulators’ decision to recall marijuana products.

Arizona regulators  began accepting marijuana social equity business license applications.

Minnesota regulators added edibles in the form of gummies and chews to the medical cannabis program, but declined to approve new qualifying conditions.

A Massachusetts regulator authored a letter to the editor expressing frustration about the slow pace of cannabis equity efforts.

Connecticut regulators posted information about documentation required on marijuana social equity applicant ownership and control.

The California Legislative Analyst’s Office posted an update about marijuana tax revenue.

West Virginia regulators will hold a medical cannabis patient signup event on Tuesday.

The Tennessee Medical Cannabis Commission will meet on December 10.


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The Clarksville, Tennessee City Council will consider a resolution supporting marijuana decriminalization on Thursday.

Portland, Oregon officials are launching a grants program to aid marijuana businesses.

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Mexico’s Supreme Court struck down the prohibition on growing and harvesting hemp as unconstitutional.

Sri Lanka’s state minister of indigenous medicine promotion, rural and ayurvedic hospitals development and community health said a bill to legalize medical cannabis exports will be introduced soon.

A Costa Rica bill to legalize medical cannabis and hemp is advancing toward final votes.

Uruguayan officials will participate in a cannabis industry event on Thursday.

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

A record number of scientific papers about cannabis were published in 2021, according to a NORML analysis.

A review concluded that psilocybin “could be useful to prevent suicidal behaviors.”

/ ADVOCACY, OPINION & ANALYSIS

Americans for Prosperity tweeted, “Nearly 70% of Americans want cannabis to be fully decriminalized, and more than 90% want medical cannabis products to be available to patients and veterans. The States Reform Act will be a pivotal step towards making it happen.”

The Vermont Medical Society is urging regulators to ban marijuana products that contain more than 15 percent THC.

Origins Council says it is California’s largest membership-based cannabis advocacy organization now that Humboldt County Growers Alliance joined.

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SuperNet is issuing credit cards that work in participating marijuana dispensaries.

Labor organizers say Illinois cannabis businesses are resisting pushes to unionize employees.

Many Alaska cannabis businesses are struggling under the state’s tax structure.

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