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Rhode Island Lawmakers Hold First Hearing on Competing Cannabis Legalization Proposals

Gov. Dan McKee has proposed legalization by budget, while Senators have their own bill. McKee’s plan does not include home cultivation, and proposes a phased rollout of business licenses.

Rhode Island
New Jersey

New Jersey’s Medical Cannabis Program Set to Expand With New Cultivation Licenses

During its Friday meeting, the Cannabis Regulatory Commission more than doubled the number of cannabis cultivators in the state.

Virginia

Virginia’s Cannabis Regulation Is in a “Start-up Phase”

Virginia regulators are in the slow-and-steady early days of working to stand up the industry. A question on many minds: when, exactly, will adult use sales start?

Congress

House Subcommittee Takes Up Cannabis Research Bill Aimed at Veterans

During Wednesday’s hearing, a Veterans Affairs official described the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act as “too prescriptive.”