Matthew Deery

Minnesota Lawmakers Begin March Toward Legal Cannabis

Lawmakers held the first hearing on a bill that has a solid shot at passage. New York’s approach to cannabis equity came up during the hearing, which often focused on local control and youth use.

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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.


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.