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DOJ Official: Attorney General Bill Barr Pushed Investigations of Cannabis Acquisitions

An official in the Department’s antitrust division will testify before Congress on Wednesday that Barr’s “personal dislike” of cannabis influenced investigations.

Congress
Regulation

Cannabis Regulators Work to Forge a Path on Interstate Commerce 

States along the west coast have already passed laws to allow for “controlled” interstate commerce – when federal law changes.

New York

New York’s Cannabis Advisory Board Urges Regulators to Seek Its Input

The board held its first meeting on 2024 on Tuesday to discuss myriad priorities and concerns, including out-of-state-brands, relief for growers, and how to spend cannabis tax revenue.

Germany

Germany’s Parliament Passes Bill to Legalize Cannabis for Adults

If the bill clears its remaining steps without delay, including consideration by one more legislative body, it is on track to take effect in April.