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California: With Gov. Newsom’s New Budget, Big Changes Coming to Top Cannabis Market in US

Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020-21 budget proposes to simplify cannabis taxes and create a new consolidated cannabis regulatory body.

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Mississippi

Mississippi: After a Stumble, Medical Cannabis Looks Close to the Finish Line

Lawmakers have delivered a detailed draft to Governor Tate Reeves for a program that would replace a voter-approved initiative struck down by the state Supreme Court in May.

United States

CANNRA Director on Delta-8 THC: “We Have Legally Created a Parallel Marketplace”

Gillian Schauer, who recently took the helm as executive director of the Cannabis Regulators Association (CANNRA), gave a presentation hosted by Colorado State University Pueblo.

Hemp

Hemp Funding, Delta-8 in Spotlight at National Ag Regulator Meeting

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture voted to support expanded funding for hemp, and heard from Greenwich Biosciences on delta-8 THC.