Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia / Gage Skidmore

A ‘Historic Moment’ in House Judiciary Hearing on Cannabis, Veterans, and Research

Democrats want to work with Republicans on cannabis reform. But the hearing indicated that the minority party may be willing to walk away if criminal justice takes a back seat in those efforts.

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Mexico

Mexico’s Supreme Court Orders Lawmakers to Regulate Medical Cannabis

The new ruling adds mounting pressure on Mexican lawmakers, who, despite the legalization of medical cannabis in 2017, have not created a pathway for patient access.

California

If They’re Doling Out Cannabis “Appellations,” L.A.’s Growers Want In

Think place-of-origin branding, like “Champagne” or “Roquefort.” An industry group fears indoor cultivators will be left out.

New Mexico

New Mexico Takes Major Step Toward Legal Cannabis

Governor's working group dives into the possibility of state-run stores, and public safety.