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Federal Lobbying on Cannabis Dipped in the First Part of 2020

Compared to the last quarter, spending on cannabis-related issues is down somewhat, though some entities are pushing for coronavirus relief.

Lobbying
Congress

Cannabis Bills Introduced in Congress So Far Focus On Veterans and Business

But, all eyes are on a bill to come from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer that is expected to be the most comprehensive cannabis reform legislation yet.

Research

A First in Cannabis Research: A National Standard THC Dose

The National Institute on Drug Abuse announced that a “standard THC unit” will be 5 milligrams, marking the first federal definition of a cannabis “dose” for researchers.

New York

New York Majority Leader Urges Aspiring Small Cannabis Business Owners To Prepare “Now”

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, of Buffalo, spoke about the future of equitable, local cannabis in their cities, two of the states’ most populous.