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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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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.