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Who’s Now Lobbying on the SAFE Banking Act? Familiar Names and Some New Ones

As cannabis banking gets a hearing in the US Senate, we take a look at the entities that lobbied on the SAFE Banking Act in the second quarter of 2019.

Lobbying
Research

A First: National Institutes of Health Issues RFI on Cannabis Research Barriers

The request for information is NIH’s first on these barriers, and it includes eight participants, from the National Cancer Institute to the National Institute on Aging.

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.”