Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

A Conversation with the Florida Cabinet’s Medical Cannabis Champion

Nikki Fried, a former medical cannabis lobbyist and the state’s new Commissioner of Agriculture, tells Cannabis Wire how she plans to use her office to widen access to medical cannabis.

Florida
Virginia

Virginia Lawmakers Send Cannabis Sales Legislation to Gov. Youngkin. Will He Sign it?

While an adult use cannabis legalization bill was signed into law in Virginia in 2021, a change in political control has stalled efforts to launch sales.

Regulation

Cannabis Regulators Work to Forge a Path on Interstate Commerce 

States along the west coast have already passed laws to allow for “controlled” interstate commerce – when federal law changes.