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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.

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Caribbean

Bahamas Cannabis Legalization Plan May Depend, in Part, on a Survey

The National Commission on Marijuana, split on adult use legalization, puts the question to the public.

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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.