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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.

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New York

New York’s Medical Cannabis Home Grow Rules Drop

Patients get a head start before New Yorkers 21 and older will also be allowed to cultivate their cannabis at home.

CBD, United States

FDA Launches Biggest Cannabis Data Collection Plan Yet

The Food and Drug Administration has been on a march to collect cannabinoid-related data. The “Cannabis-Derived Products Data Acceleration Plan” released this month is its most robust effort.

Panama

Panama’s President Signs a Medicinal Cannabis Bill

After a five-year push, activists celebrated the new law, though some of them say it is still too restrictive.