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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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Equity

Cannabis Regulators of Color Coalition Pushes Back On Banking-As-Equity Narrative

The group of panelists, hosted by The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Drug Enforcement and Policy Center, proposed amendments to the SAFE Banking Act.

New York

New York Regulators Approve Cannabis Processors, Expedite Lab Testing

Regulators also put forward a leader at cannabis data company New Frontier as Director of Policy.