Cannabis Pardon Process Moves Forward 

Pres. Biden announced the pardon of low-level federal cannabis possession convictions. After getting slowed by “concerns regarding the verification of the applicants’ immigration status,” the application for those seeking proof of pardon certificates is now live.

United States

Cannabis Banking Bill Clears Key Senate Vote and Heads to Full Chamber

While Wednesday’s committee vote was a first in a years-long effort to fix cannabis banking, the SAFER Banking Act faces an uncertain future in Congress.

New York

At Advisory Meeting, New York Cannabis Regulators Share New Details About Adult Use Rollout

In a meeting with the Cannabis Advisory Board, regulators also urged conditional retail license holders, stalled by lawsuits, to apply when the portal goes live for all next week.