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California Regulators Prepare for the Champagne of Cannabis

The first-of-its-kind Cannabis Appellation Program will allow for place-of-origin branding. At the final public hearing this week, growers emphasized the importance of “terroir” baseline standards.

California
Lobbying

Alcohol Giant Diageo, Tobacco Giant Reynolds, and Morgan Stanley Among Companies Newly Lobbying On Cannabis

As energy builds behind national cannabis reform, increasingly mainstream and global companies are lobbying on cannabis for the first time.

Colorado

Denver’s Cannabis Industry To See Most Major Transformation Since Its Launch

Following a City Council vote, the epicenter of Colorado’s cannabis industry is expected to see a boom in delivery and hospitality businesses, and licensing opportunities for equity applicants.