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New York Lawmakers Hear Supporters, Opponents of Legal Cannabis

Groups in favor of adult use legalization suggested amendments to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal and to lawmakers’ bill, which is preferred by reform advocates.

New York
Research

A First: National Institutes of Health Issues RFI on Cannabis Research Barriers

The request for information is NIH’s first on these barriers, and it includes eight participants, from the National Cancer Institute to the National Institute on Aging.

Business

Marlboro-Maker Altria Tinkers With Cannabis Flavors

In new patent applications, Altria and the University of Virginia focus on how to modify cannabis plants to “control the formation of terpenes that impart specific flavor and aroma characteristics.”