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Denver’s Cannabis Work Group Debates How to Fund Social Equity Program

During the group’s fourth and final meeting, suggestions for how to fund the equity program ranged from more fees for current cannabis licensees, to “reallocating” the city’s police budget.

Colorado
Virginia

Virginia Lawmakers Suggest New Cannabis Agency, Likely Slowing Legalization Rollout

A subcommittee focused on cannabis legalization voted in favor of the amended bill, advancing it.

Virginia

Virginia Lawmakers Hear Hours of Testimony on Cannabis Legalization Bill

Lawmakers formed a Marijuana subcommittee last week to fast-track debate on a legalization bill backed by the governor. The group held the first of two meetings this week.

New York

Here Are the Details of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Cannabis Legalization Plan

The governor’s FY 2022 budget legislation, unveiled on Tuesday, includes a potency-based tax on cannabis, and, in a departure from his past proposals, earmarks tax revenue for equity.