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Déjà Vu in Rhode Island: Will Cannabis Become Legal by Budget or Bill?

Gov. Daniel McKee proposed legalization in his budget, again, just as lawmakers prepare to introduce a bill that reflects months of negotiations on last year’s competing budget and bill proposals.

Rhode Island
Regulation

FDA Commissioner Robert Califf Says He is “Committed” to Finding a “Path” for CBD

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been working for years on rules for products containing cannabis-derived compounds like CBD. But nothing has yet materialized.

New York

New York Awards Another 58 Adult Use Cannabis Cultivation Licenses, Bringing Total to 146

At Thursday’s Cannabis Control Board meeting, the Dormitory Authority also gave an overview of its current RFPs on cannabis.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s Adult Use Cannabis Compromise Moves Forward

A revised bill released this week is the product of negotiations among lawmakers and the governor, who released his own adult use proposal in his budget.