Brian Shamblen

In a Global Patchwork of Cannabis Laws, How Do You Move Cannabis and Its Money?

The International Cannabis Bar Association hosted discussions on the interplay between countries that have tightly-regulated cannabis laws, and more lax ones.

Business
New Mexico

New Mexico Governor Says the State Is “Ready” for Cannabis Legalization

During her 2020 State of the State address, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham hailed legal cannabis as an economic opportunity for the state.

New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Unveils Cannabis Legalization by Budget, Again

After a failed legalization push in 2019, Cuomo is trying again—and coordinating with other northeast states.

Research

Q&A: How Are Cannabis Products Tested for Health and Safety? It Depends.

A regulatory standards expert describes a patchwork system, the need for consistent rules to protect consumers, and the need for research to properly set those rules.