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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.

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SAFE Banking Scrapped from NDAA Despite Major Push

Banking groups and lawmakers rallied behind legislation to allow banks to more freely work with cannabis businesses. Ultimately, it was stripped.

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FDA: The Cannabis Regulatory Landscape is “Complex”

A policy coordinator with the FDA’s Cannabis Product Committee spoke about CBD during a Food and Drug Law Institute event focused on cannabis.