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NY Senator: “There’s Absolutely Not the Votes” for Legalization if Excluded from State Budget

State Senator Diane Savino tells Cannabis Wire that legalization could be stalled for three years, and that “unless something changes within the next 36-48 hours, we will miss the opportunity to make New York the next state to adopt an adult use program.”

New York
Q&A, Research

Q&A: Do Competing Cannabis Interests Repackage Opioid Research?

A recent cannabis and opioid study highlighted that “corporate actors” with “deep pockets have substantial ability to promote congenial results, as suffering people are desperate for effective solutions.”

Colorado

What Will Out-Of-State Investment Look Like in Colorado?

Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division held its first meeting about a bill to open the state industry to outside investors, which one participant said will “benefit corporations tremendously.”

New York

New York Lawmakers, Advocates Make Last-Ditch Cannabis Legalization Push

“The objections from members are varied, and for every one we satisfy, another objects,” Sen. Diane Savino told Cannabis Wire.