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2019 Will Be Major for Cannabis in Congress. Who Is Spending to Be Heard?

Cannabis Wire looks at Q1 2019 lobbying disclosure numbers for the major cannabis advocacy and industry groups.

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Newsletter

SEC charges in multi million dollar fraud scheme • Constellation’s expanding presence at Canopy Growth • & more…

An excerpt from the January 23 and 24 editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

New York

New York Sen. Liz Krueger is Picking Up Support for Her Own Cannabis Legalization Bill

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing for legalization through the budget, but Krueger has a bill ready if negotiations and compromise come to a dead end.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Is an “Island of Prohibition,” Cannabis Legalization Sponsor Says

After a failed legalization push in 2019, and with an opposed governor, sponsors propose a compromise: legalized possession and home grow.