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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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United States

U.S. Sentencing Commission Proposes New Approach to Cannabis Offenses

Should federal courts consider cannabis possession when calculating someone’s criminal history? This and other questions are up for debate.

Regulation

Exclusive: Cannabis Wire Goes One-on-One with FDA’s Leading Advisor on Cannabis

Norm Birenbaum, the FDA’s senior public health advisor on cannabis, spoke with Cannabis Wire about his new role and his priorities for 2023.