Congressional Hearing on Banking Access Erupts into Broader Legalization Debate

House Democrats kicked off their first official look at cannabis reform with a push to give cannabis businesses, most of which operate with all cash, access to financial services.

Congress
Research

Is This Hemp? Scanning Technology Could Provide Quick Answers

Researchers at Texas A&M University are working on a handheld spectrometer that could provide a cannabis crop’s THC content.

Business

Can Harborside Win Its Long Fight With the Feds?

One of the oldest names in cannabis, Harborside has been battling a federal tax bill for years, and the outcome could shape the industry’s future.

Lobbying

Lobbying: GW Pharmaceuticals Extends Its Reach

The company’s subsidiary donates big to attorneys general groups of both parties.