Illinois Rep. Kelly Cassidy Wants State to Be Nation’s Cannabis Gold Standard

Adult-use legalization is expected in Illinois in 2019. The prospective bill’s primary House sponsor tells Cannabis Wire she’s aiming to pass model progressive legislation.

Illinois
Research

Q&A: Is the New Mexico VA Hobbling Cannabis Research?

A university researcher needs veterans as subjects for his work on PTSD. He says the VA is making recruitment difficult.

Colorado

Colorado Steams Ahead On Outside Cannabis Investment

A second stakeholder meeting focused on the scope of potential investors, mandatory disclosure of financial records, and divestiture of bad actors.

Arizona

The New Charge to Legalize Cannabis in Arizona

An adult-use ballot initiative failed in 2016, but cannabis industry giants are organizing to try again in 2020.