Illinois Legalization Bill Lands with Promised Focus on Social Equity

A long anticipated adult use bill was unveiled over the weekend. This spring, no other effort to legalize by legislature has succeeded. Will Illinois’ plan be comprehensive enough to overcome opposition?

Illinois
Lobbying

National Cannabis Lobbying Falls, Again

The amount of money that cannabis-focused entities spent on cannabis lobbying at the federal level fell for the third quarter in a row, following an unprecedented rise in 2019.

Global

View From Inside: The Future of Global Cannabis Control

Pavel Pachta, the former Deputy Secretary of the International Narcotics Control Board, focused his Cannabis Law Institute keynote on the United Nations vote on cannabis this December.

Colorado

Colorado: Marijuana Enforcement Division Report Suggests “Market Maturity”

Sales of cannabis concentrate products have soared, while other areas of the market have plateaued, suggesting that the state’s market has matured.