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The Cannabis Industry Spent More On Lobbying Than Ever Before in 2019. What’s Next is Unclear.

Companies and organizations spent nearly $11 million on federal lobbying alone, vastly outpacing previous years. But given the coronavirus, 2020 is a mystery.

Lobbying
New Zealand

New Zealand Voters Reject Cannabis Legalization, Preliminary Results Show

While the final count won’t be released until November 6, early results released on October 30 show that only 46 percent of voters support the referendum.

New Jersey

Days Before A Vote, New Jersey’s Legalization Campaign Tops $2 Million in Contributions

Contributions to the legalization push, which include Scotts Miracle-Gro, the ACLU, and Acreage Holdings, far outpaced the opposition.

Caribbean

Dominica’s Parliament Passes Cannabis Decriminalization Bill

This week, the government approved a bill to remove penalties for possession of up to 28 grams of cannabis, while looking to create revenue from cannabis.