Newsletter

Amazon, Human Rights Watch push for MORE Act • Washington regulators OK joints as vaccine incentive • & more…

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

New York

New York Regulators Prepare for Cannabis Public Education Push

While cannabis will soon be sold in New York shops to consumers who are over the age of 21 years old, regulators want to educate adults about responsible use and curb underage use.

Caribbean

Jamaica Hosts “Candid Conversation about Cannabis” with Regulators, Officials

The event, focused on accreditation of the country’s cannabis industry, was held in advance of World Accreditation Day on June 9.

New Jersey

New Jersey Cannabis Regulators Take On Quality Control, Local Control, and Edibles

On Tuesday, the Cannabis Regulatory Commission held its fourth meeting in preparation for the rollout of the state’s adult use cannabis industry.

Newsletter

New Mexico’s adult use regulations roll out • Illinois equity bill advances • Minnesota OKs smokable cannabis • & more…

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

Congress

MORE Act: Bill To End the Federal Criminalization of Cannabis Reintroduced in Congress

While the bill passed out of the House in December, it still faces a steep climb in the new Congress. And, all eyes remain on another, more comprehensive reform bill, expected soon.

Florida

Florida Supreme Court Upholds Vertically Integrated Cannabis Industry

Despite lower courts’ view that the current medical cannabis law is unconstitutional, the state Supreme Court disagreed, ending a legal battle that began in 2017.

Colorado

A Handful of States Just Legalized Cannabis. What Sustainability Lessons Can They Learn From Colorado?

During a Cannabis Sustainability Symposium hosted in partnership with the City of Denver, regulators and industry members talked about innovative approaches to reducing agricultural and packaging waste.

California

California Cannabis Advisory Committee Tackles New License Types, Enforcement, and CEQA

Today, 82% of all licenses in the state remain provisional. The California Environmental Quality Act is in the spotlight as regulators and lawmakers grapple with how to balance environmental concerns with removing hurdles for licensees.