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Arkansas: A Legalization Effort Faces an Uphill Climb

Voter initiatives seek to bypass an oppositional governor and an unreceptive legislature, but funding is scarce and proponents need 80,000 more signatures by July.

Arkansas
Lobbying

Another Big Ag Company Sets Its Sights on Hemp

Syngenta, which rejected an acquisition by Monsanto in 2015, is the latest major agriculture company monitoring the newly-legal market.

Caribbean

Saint Kitts Lawmakers Approve Cannabis Reforms, Open Door for Industry

Lawmakers approved legislation to establish a Medicinal Cannabis Authority that would create licenses for everything from cultivation to consumption spaces.

New Mexico

Lawmakers Look to Next Year as New Mexico Cannabis Legalization Push Hits a Wall

Despite vocal support from the governor, a Senate committee has tabled the Cannabis Regulation Act.