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Scoop: A Global Food Processing Behemoth Is Lobbying on Hemp

Archer Daniels Midland is the first big agriculture company to openly lobby on hemp in the US since the crop became legal.

Lobbying
Illinois

American Bar Association Hosts Cannabis Executives in Illinois

Florida “is the definition of legislative shitshow,” LivWell’s chief legal strategist said.

Congress

Senate Committee Approves McConnell’s Push for a Fast, Lenient FDA Policy on CBD

The bill will “allow rural entrepreneurs an opportunity to start to grow their businesses and create much-needed jobs,” Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley said during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing Thursday.

Congress

Bill Introduced in Congress to Remove Cannabis as a “Deportable Offense” for Immigrants

“This anti-immigrant agenda from the Trump administration stands in contrast to the policies of dozens of states that have legalized or decriminalized marijuana.”