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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
New York

New York’s Proponents, Opponents of Cannabis Legalization Make Their Case

During two events Wednesday, cannabis reform advocates focused on the case for legalization and on issues with the governor’s plan, while an anti-legalization group warned of potential harms of any legalization proposal.

Research

SAMHSA: Newly Popular Cannabis Compounds Are Complicating Impairment Testing

The FDA’s work on CBD, a drop in military members testing positive for cannabis, and other cannabis-related topics were on the agenda at a federal Drug Testing Advisory Board meeting this week.