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Q&A: Cresco’s CEO on Cannabis and Equity in Illinois

Charlie Bachtell talks to Cannabis Wire about his role on the governor's transition team, and how the cannabis community in Illinois is ready to help the state succeed where others have struggled on equity.

Illinois
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.