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Virginia Lawmakers Send Cannabis Legalization Bill, With 2024 Start, to Governor’s Desk

After last-minute debate over differences between the House and Senate versions, lawmakers came to an agreement. Advocates promise to push for legal home grow and possession to take effect ahead of sales, set to start in 2024.

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Research

How Do Cannabis Shop Workers Approach Product Recommendations?

More workers base their recommendations on customer experience with cannabis products than on clinician input, a new JAMA study found.

United States

CDC Issues First Health Advisory on Delta-8 THC, Citing Rise in Adverse Events

As individual states grapple with how to handle delta-8 THC, which has become widely available, federal agencies have been slow to respond.

Research

NIH, NIDA Announce New Funding for Unprecedented Cannabis Research

Federal agencies want to support research on cannabis and the effects of THC, and various products from vape cartridges to edibles, using a newly-established standard dose of THC.