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Los Angeles Budget Threatens to Hamper Cannabis Social Equity Rollout

Cat Packer: Without adequate funding, regulators “will not be able to meet the anticipated demand for program services,” leading to delays.

California
Alabama

Alabama Medical Cannabis Bill Advances to Full Senate

After a failed push last year, a study commission was instead formed, which voted in December to recommend medical cannabis legalization.

Caribbean

Bahamas Cannabis Legalization Plan May Depend, in Part, on a Survey

The National Commission on Marijuana, split on adult use legalization, puts the question to the public.

Lobbying

Another Big Ag Company Sets Its Sights on Hemp

Syngenta, which rejected an acquisition by Monsanto in 2015, is the latest major agriculture company monitoring the newly-legal market.