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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
Lobbying, News Brief

Amazon Doubles Down on Cannabis Reform

The global online retail giant has endorsed the most comprehensive cannabis reform proposal to-date in Congress. In early summer, Amazon began to lobby on a more narrow reform bill.

Guam

Guam Legalized Cannabis. But What Happens If It’s Taboo to Tourists?

At a talk hosted by Guam’s Bar Association and District Courts, speakers talked about the potential for a looming problem with cannabis: East Asian tourists who don’t like it.