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Key Vermont Lawmakers, Attorney General Urge Cannabis Sales Ahead of State of the State

Vermont has had legal cannabis since 2018, but still doesn’t allow sales. Some lawmakers are optimistic that 2020 will be the year that changes.

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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.”