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Oregon: As Hemp Takes Off, Regulators Lag Behind

With more than 63,000 acres to oversee, a key agency lacks inspectors. An unexpected end to the legislative session puts efforts to increase oversight in doubt.

Oregon
New Zealand

New Zealand Officially Launches its Medicinal Cannabis Program

New rules take effect April 1, including fewer barriers for doctors prescribing products, and available licenses for cultivators and manufacturers.

New York

New York Governor Confirms Cannabis Legalization By Budget “Not Likely”

Governor Andrew Cuomo said, during a Tuesday press conference about COVID-19, there was "too much, too little time" for adult use cannabis legalization.

Florida

Florida: Cannabis Companies Spent Big to Lobby in 2019. What About 2020?

Lawmakers, regulators, and the courts are reshaping the industry, and the industry would like to be heard. But will the economy hold?