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
Equity

Cannabis Regulators of Color Coalition Pushes Back On Banking-As-Equity Narrative

The group of panelists, hosted by The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Drug Enforcement and Policy Center, proposed amendments to the SAFE Banking Act.

New York

New York Regulators Approve Cannabis Processors, Expedite Lab Testing

Regulators also put forward a leader at cannabis data company New Frontier as Director of Policy.