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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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Regulation

Cannabis Regulators Work to Forge a Path on Interstate Commerce 

States along the west coast have already passed laws to allow for “controlled” interstate commerce – when federal law changes.

New York

New York’s Cannabis Advisory Board Urges Regulators to Seek Its Input

The board held its first meeting on 2024 on Tuesday to discuss myriad priorities and concerns, including out-of-state-brands, relief for growers, and how to spend cannabis tax revenue.

Germany

Germany’s Parliament Passes Bill to Legalize Cannabis for Adults

If the bill clears its remaining steps without delay, including consideration by one more legislative body, it is on track to take effect in April.