Jason Lawrence

New York’s First Cannabis Retail Licenses Are Days Away. Expect an Enforcement “Ramp Up”

A Brooklyn store was raided this week. Similar enforcement is expected to increase as regulators seek to prop up a nascent legal market in the state.

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OSHA Officials Lay Out Cannabis Workplace Safety Landscape 

Even though cannabis remains federally illegal, that hasn’t stopped OSHA officials from collecting data on potential workplace safety hazards in the nascent industry.

Regulation

House Lawmakers Push Top FDA Official on Hemp Products and Cannabis Rescheduling 

The conversation covered the proliferation of intoxicating hemp products, as well as the timeline for the federal review of whether to move cannabis from Schedule I to III.