United States

Governors, Policymakers Host Cannabis Summit in New York

For the first time, a “regional approach” to cannabis legalization and regulation emerges, led by governors in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.

Newsletter

New Mexico’s big step toward legalization • Cronos Australia IPO • & more…

An excerpt from the October 17 edition of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

California

California Lawmakers and Cannabis Regulators Talk Vape Crisis, Illegal Shops

The Assembly heard from the Bureau of Cannabis Control, the attorney general’s office, health and tax officials, and cannabis businesses Wednesday as the state deals with overlapping regulatory hurdles.

Canada

Canada: Edibles, Concentrates, and Vaping Products Are Now, Officially, Legal

Government agencies believe they have been careful to establish “the appropriate safeguards” in regulations that go into effect today for products that will hit stores in December.

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Ontario to privatize wholesale • Pennsylvania: another legalization bill • & more…

An excerpt from the October 16 edition of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

Brazil

Brazil: Medical Cannabis Proposals Are Put On Hold

Divided regulators ask for more time to consider the measures, which would advance research and access.

Newsletter

Nevada’s new corruption task force • Two states tackle vape bans • & more…

An excerpt from the October 15 edition of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

Business

Aphria Reports a Second Consecutive Profitable Quarter, While Some Investors Share Concern Over Canadian Market

During an earnings call on Tuesday, Aphria emphasized Canadian growth opportunities against what some investors see as a disappointing first year of adult-use sales in the country.

California

California: The Cannabis Bills Signed Into Law, and the Ones Vetoed

Governor Gavin Newsom signed most of the cannabis-related bills that reached his desk.