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In Fits and Starts, California’s Hemp Industry Pushes Forward

The California Department of Food and Agriculture “has received calls from hundreds of people from all over California.”

California
Business

Marlboro-Maker Altria Tinkers With Cannabis Flavors

In new patent applications, Altria and the University of Virginia focus on how to modify cannabis plants to “control the formation of terpenes that impart specific flavor and aroma characteristics.”

Colombia

Colombia: A New President Could Jump-Start Cannabis 

The industry will be seen as a player in the economy—and likely legalized—after President-elect Gustavo Petro takes office on August 7.

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Cannabis expungement, research bills in Congress • Canada’s CBD recommendations • & more…

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