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It’s Crunch Time For California’s Cannabis Bills

Cannabis bills that address everything from funding for after-school programs to tax deductions must pass in the state’s Assembly or Senate by Friday to have a shot at passage this session.

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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.”