In Historic Vote, United Nations Acknowledges Therapeutic Potential of Cannabis

The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs vote, in response to World Health Organization recommendations, is the first-ever loosening of global restrictions on cannabis.

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New Jersey

New Jersey’s Medical Cannabis Program Set to Expand With New Cultivation Licenses

During its Friday meeting, the Cannabis Regulatory Commission more than doubled the number of cannabis cultivators in the state.

Virginia

Virginia’s Cannabis Regulation Is in a “Start-up Phase”

Virginia regulators are in the slow-and-steady early days of working to stand up the industry. A question on many minds: when, exactly, will adult use sales start?

Congress

House Subcommittee Takes Up Cannabis Research Bill Aimed at Veterans

During Wednesday’s hearing, a Veterans Affairs official described the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act as “too prescriptive.”