Ben Schumin

US House Again Passes Cannabis Banking Bill

While the House vote was expected, it remains less clear whether the Senate will pass the SAFE Banking Act, which would provide safe harbor to banks wanting to work with the cannabis industry.

Congress
United States

U.S. Sentencing Commission Proposes New Approach to Cannabis Offenses

Should federal courts consider cannabis possession when calculating someone’s criminal history? This and other questions are up for debate.

Regulation

Exclusive: Cannabis Wire Goes One-on-One with FDA’s Leading Advisor on Cannabis

Norm Birenbaum, the FDA’s senior public health advisor on cannabis, spoke with Cannabis Wire about his new role and his priorities for 2023.