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The Murky Part of the STATES Act: Tribal Rights

“It makes tribal sovereignty contingent on state legalization. And that’s not the way tribal sovereignty works.”

Congress
Mississippi

Medical Cannabis in Mississippi? It’s Back on Track

In just 14 months, Mississippi’s medical cannabis legalization push has seen success at the ballot box, defeat in the state Supreme Court, and, this week, passage in the Senate.

Newsletter

Here Are the 2022 Federal Research Priorities to Watch

An excerpt from recent editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

California

California Governor Gavin Newsom Aims for Cannabis Compliance, Education in Budget Plan

The budget also allocates money to help mitigate the environmental harms of illegal cannabis cultivation. And, crucially, it notes that Newsom's administration "supports cannabis tax reform."