Gov. Andrew Cuomo Reignites Push for Cannabis Legalization in 2020

At the annual State of the State address, Cuomo emphasized the need to legalize, and to do so with equity provisions for those hit hardest by disproportionate enforcement of cannabis laws.

New York
Newsletter

New Mexico: adult use bill introduced • Rhode Island: governor’s budget includes legal cannabis • & more…

An excerpt from the January 16 and 17 editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

Caribbean

Barbados Tiptoes Ahead With Cannabis Plans—Carefully

The island will soon accept applications for medical cannabis cultivation licenses, but decriminalization will have to wait.

Congress

First Congressional Hearing on Cannabis in 2020 Focuses on Research Hurdles

DEA says legislation pending White House approval would pave the way for new, federally-approved research-grade cannabis farms.