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Key New York Lawmakers Say Cuomo’s Cannabis Plan Falls Short on Equity, Push Own Bill

The emphasis on legalization as a means of raising revenue is wrong, Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes and other New York lawmakers said Thursday.

New York
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.”