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New York, America’s Finance Capital Legalized Cannabis. Would a Public Bank Help the Industry?

Public bank legislation, which one sponsor said could have provided a clearer path to banking for New York’s cannabis industry, failed to gain traction.

New York
Lobbying, News Brief

Amazon Doubles Down on Cannabis Reform

The global online retail giant has endorsed the most comprehensive cannabis reform proposal to-date in Congress. In early summer, Amazon began to lobby on a more narrow reform bill.

Guam

Guam Legalized Cannabis. But What Happens If It’s Taboo to Tourists?

At a talk hosted by Guam’s Bar Association and District Courts, speakers talked about the potential for a looming problem with cannabis: East Asian tourists who don’t like it.