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Altria, Maker of Marlboro Cigarettes, Is Lobbying on Cannabis Sales in Virginia

Altria, parent company of Philip Morris USA, recently registered to lobby on cannabis in Virginia, where a legalization bill backed by the governor is sailing through the legislature.

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New York

New York’s Medical Cannabis Home Grow Rules Drop

Patients get a head start before New Yorkers 21 and older will also be allowed to cultivate their cannabis at home.

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FDA Launches Biggest Cannabis Data Collection Plan Yet

The Food and Drug Administration has been on a march to collect cannabinoid-related data. The “Cannabis-Derived Products Data Acceleration Plan” released this month is its most robust effort.

Panama

Panama’s President Signs a Medicinal Cannabis Bill

After a five-year push, activists celebrated the new law, though some of them say it is still too restrictive.