Illinois Ushers in Legal Cannabis, With a Focus on Social Justice

Calling its new law the nation’s “gold standard,” lawmakers vow to support the communities hardest hit by the drug war. Critics worry that the bill was rushed and won’t be able to deliver it promised social justice reforms.

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Regulation, Research

FDA Researchers Publish First Study on Medical Cannabis Testing Patchwork

The research comes amid a broader agency effort to collect data on cannabinoids, which will help shape forthcoming rules on approved products.

Lobbying

From Sheet Metal to Beef, Cannabis Draws Diverse Lobbying Interests

Each year, the list of entities lobbying on cannabis grows longer. And, more diverse.