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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.”

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U.S. Sentencing Commission Proposes New Approach to Cannabis Offenses

Should federal courts consider cannabis possession when calculating someone’s criminal history? This and other questions are up for debate.

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Exclusive: Cannabis Wire Goes One-on-One with FDA’s Leading Advisor on Cannabis

Norm Birenbaum, the FDA’s senior public health advisor on cannabis, spoke with Cannabis Wire about his new role and his priorities for 2023.