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State Agriculture Regulators Ask USDA for Flexibility on Hemp

With 30 states needing to revise their hemp rules, NASDA urges flexibility from federal regulators, as the window for comment on USDA’s interim final rule on hemp closes.

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Florida

Florida Lawmakers’ Cannabis Legalization Efforts Expand But Face High Hurdles

More lawmakers have filed bills to legalize adult use cannabis in the 2021 legislative session, which begins today, than ever before, but the opposition has hardly eased.

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Virginia Lawmakers Send Cannabis Legalization Bill, With 2024 Start, to Governor’s Desk

After last-minute debate over differences between the House and Senate versions, lawmakers came to an agreement. Advocates promise to push for legal home grow and possession to take effect ahead of sales, set to start in 2024.