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State Ag Regulators Consider Push for Higher THC Hemp

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture will vote next week on whether the federal definition of hemp should be changed to be cannabis that contains ≤1% THC, up from ≤.3%.

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New York

New York’s Proponents, Opponents of Cannabis Legalization Make Their Case

During two events Wednesday, cannabis reform advocates focused on the case for legalization and on issues with the governor’s plan, while an anti-legalization group warned of potential harms of any legalization proposal.

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SAMHSA: Newly Popular Cannabis Compounds Are Complicating Impairment Testing

The FDA’s work on CBD, a drop in military members testing positive for cannabis, and other cannabis-related topics were on the agenda at a federal Drug Testing Advisory Board meeting this week.