Articles By Alyson Martin
The SAFER Banking Act will get a markup next week. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has committed to adding the HOPE and GRAM Acts.
New York Cannabis Regulators Approve Final Industry Rules Amid Pleas to “Pump the Brakes” on Big Operators
Meeting recap: Cannabis regulators paved a path for large operators to enter the state’s adult use industry as a program focused on justice-involved retailers is paused by litigation.
While two cannabis-related bills were up for discussion, focused on 311 complaints and an education campaign, several city stakeholders shared fresh concerns and updates on unregulated sales.
The scheduling review, prompted by Pres. Biden in October, could reshape the cannabis policy landscape in the U.S. Now, the DEA will decide.
Lawsuits, unlicensed sales, and slow retail openings all factor in to how much revenue the city will see from legal cannabis – and when.
A new document obtained by Cannabis Wire shows that the city has “resolved” only 14 of the 47 court cases it has filed to close unlicensed shops. This represents only 1% of the more than 1,300 estimated unlicensed retailers.
Chicago Atlantic anticipates at least 15 new operational legal cannabis shops to open this fall with its backing.
Major insurance companies continue to register to lobby on the most closely-watched cannabis legislation in Congress.