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New Congress gets first cannabis legalization bill • Colorado sales rebound • Trulieve’s Arizona takeover • & more…

An excerpt from recent editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

New York

New York Majority Leader Urges Aspiring Small Cannabis Business Owners To Prepare “Now”

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, of Buffalo, spoke about the future of equitable, local cannabis in their cities, two of the states’ most populous.

Alabama

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Medical Cannabis Bill As Session Nears End

This is the first time that a bill to legalize and regulate medical cannabis has cleared the state legislature. It remains to be seen whether Gov. Kay Ivey will sign it.

New Jersey

New Jersey Cannabis Regulators Hold First Meeting Devoted to Equity

The newly-formed Cannabis Regulatory Commission heard hours of public comment on how to make the state’s adult use market inclusive and equitable.

Louisiana

Louisiana House Passes Bill to Expand Medical Cannabis Program

Lawmakers also advanced a bill that deals with adult use cannabis licensing, as a trio of bills to legalize and regulate cannabis for adult use remain up for consideration.

Mexico

Mexico: Lawmakers Miss their Deadline to Legalize Cannabis

While some lawmakers are considering a special session, the Supreme Court could also take action.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island House Committee Takes Up Governor’s Cannabis Legalization Proposal

Earlier this month, Senators discussed lawmakers’ adult use legislation, as well. Whether lawmakers and the governor can agree on a path forward this session, though, remains to be seen.