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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.

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SAFE Banking Scrapped from NDAA Despite Major Push

Banking groups and lawmakers rallied behind legislation to allow banks to more freely work with cannabis businesses. Ultimately, it was stripped.

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FDA: The Cannabis Regulatory Landscape is “Complex”

A policy coordinator with the FDA’s Cannabis Product Committee spoke about CBD during a Food and Drug Law Institute event focused on cannabis.