At Los Angeles Public Meeting on Cannabis, Funding for City’s Social Equity Program Takes Center Stage

“I stand with the community members here in asking for community re-investment,” said the city’s top cannabis regulator, Cat Packer.

California
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.