Drew Tarvin

South Dakota: Citing Arrest Data, Advocates Push on Dual Medical, Adult Use Initiatives

This November, for the first time, a state’s voters will see both medical and adult use on their November ballots. One in ten arrests in the state are for cannabis, a new report found.

South Dakota
Research

A First: National Institutes of Health Issues RFI on Cannabis Research Barriers

The request for information is NIH’s first on these barriers, and it includes eight participants, from the National Cancer Institute to the National Institute on Aging.

Business

Marlboro-Maker Altria Tinkers With Cannabis Flavors

In new patent applications, Altria and the University of Virginia focus on how to modify cannabis plants to “control the formation of terpenes that impart specific flavor and aroma characteristics.”