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Arizona: An Adult-Use Cannabis Ballot Measure Nears the Finish Line

The state tried and failed in 2016. But with favorable polling and little opposition, the measure—which includes a high excise tax on cannabis that would, in part, fund law enforcement—seems to have a clear path.

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Business, California

Q&A: California State Treasurer Fiona Ma Talks Cannabis, Safe Banking, and Social Equity

The coronavirus slowed the push for cannabis industry access to banking, but the conversation might be more relevant now than ever.

Research

Colorado: New Report Examines Implications of Rising THC-Levels in Cannabis Products

“Six years after retail marijuana was legalized in Colorado it is apparent that progress has occurred quicker in the marijuana industry than in science,” health officials wrote.

Massachusetts

Massachusetts: More Than 600,000 Cannabis Vaping Products Released From Quarantine

The state held these products after a mysterious vaping-related lung illness, known as EVALI, led to thousands of hospitalizations and dozens of deaths across the US.