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Tobacco Giant Altria Is Lobbying on Hemp

The company behind Marlboro acquired a 45 percent stake in the Canadian cannabis company Cronos Group earlier this year.

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United States

Northeast Regulators Talk Cannabis, Real Estate, and Regional Collaboration

During an event on how changing cannabis laws affect real estate, regulators from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut emphasized the importance of working in tandem.

Virginia

Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill To Legalize Cannabis for Adult Use

Lawmakers approved Gov. Ralph Northam’s amendments to move the date for legal possession and home grow from 2024 to this summer, making the state the 17th to legalize for adult use.

Texas

Texas Lawmakers Again Tackle Medical Cannabis Expansion

In the country’s second most populous state, only three entities are licensed to provide medical cannabis — and only products low in THC.