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Virginia Governor Unveils Budget With Calls for Cannabis Legalization

In November, just months after signing cannabis decriminalization legislation, Governor Ralph Northam said that 2021 is the “time to legalize marijuana in Virginia.”

Virginia
Equity

Cannabis Regulators of Color Coalition Pushes Back On Banking-As-Equity Narrative

The group of panelists, hosted by The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Drug Enforcement and Policy Center, proposed amendments to the SAFE Banking Act.

New York

New York Regulators Approve Cannabis Processors, Expedite Lab Testing

Regulators also put forward a leader at cannabis data company New Frontier as Director of Policy.