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California Cannabis Charter Bank Bill Gains Traction

State Senator Bob Hertzberg, who worked alongside state Treasurer Fiona Ma, described the bill as “an interim bridge . . . not too complex,” and better than “a cockamamie public bank.”

California
Research

Q&A: Is the New Mexico VA Hobbling Cannabis Research?

A university researcher needs veterans as subjects for his work on PTSD. He says the VA is making recruitment difficult.

Colorado

Colorado Steams Ahead On Outside Cannabis Investment

A second stakeholder meeting focused on the scope of potential investors, mandatory disclosure of financial records, and divestiture of bad actors.

Arizona

The New Charge to Legalize Cannabis in Arizona

An adult-use ballot initiative failed in 2016, but cannabis industry giants are organizing to try again in 2020.