PART I: Cannabis Courts the Grand Old Party

The cannabis debate in Congress is being reshaped along GOP-friendly lines.

Business
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.

Research

Could Yeast Be a Game Changer for Cannabinoid Production?

A new brewing process could not only be more cost-effective than cannabis cultivation, but could allow scientists to access possibly beneficial compounds that are present at lower levels in the plant.

Caribbean

Jamaica’s Big Bet on Cannabis Research Partnerships

The country is partnering with Harvard to research and develop “high-quality” strains of medical cannabis, aiming to "transform and diversify the Jamaican national economy.”