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Hemp Groups to Meet with White House on FDA CBD Policy

The Food and Drug Administration drafted its long-awaited CBD policy, and sent it to the White House Office of Management and Budget for approval, a final step before publication.

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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.

Australia

Australian Lawmakers Host Daylong Cannabis Legalization Hearing

The Greens’ Legalising Cannabis Bill 2023 got its first hearing this week, following the submission of more than 200 written public comments.