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A Cannabis Legalization Bill Has Dropped in Virginia. But It’s Unlikely to Be the One to Cross the Finish Line.

When Governor Ralph Northam called for legalization last month, he said Virginia’s plan would “lead with social equity.” The bill introduced this week makes no mention of it.

Virginia
Lobbying

Alcohol Giant Diageo, Tobacco Giant Reynolds, and Morgan Stanley Among Companies Newly Lobbying On Cannabis

As energy builds behind national cannabis reform, increasingly mainstream and global companies are lobbying on cannabis for the first time.

Colorado

Denver’s Cannabis Industry To See Most Major Transformation Since Its Launch

Following a City Council vote, the epicenter of Colorado’s cannabis industry is expected to see a boom in delivery and hospitality businesses, and licensing opportunities for equity applicants.