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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
Delaware

Delaware House Vote on Cannabis Legalization Bill Is Delayed

The House was set to vote on an adult use bill Thursday, but its sponsor cancelled the vote to “consider the implications” of “various amendments.”

Connecticut

Connecticut Special Session is Cannabis Legalization’s Last Chance in 2021

Gov. Ned Lamont has for years called for a regional approach to legal adult use cannabis, alongside states like New York, where cannabis also became legal this year.

New York

New York, America’s Finance Capital Legalized Cannabis. Would a Public Bank Help the Industry?

Public bank legislation, which one sponsor said could have provided a clearer path to banking for New York’s cannabis industry, failed to gain traction.