Articles By Alyson Martin


Cannabis Regulators Work to Forge a Path on Interstate Commerce 

States along the west coast have already passed laws to allow for “controlled” interstate commerce – when federal law changes.

New York

New York’s Cannabis Advisory Board Urges Regulators to Seek Its Input

The board held its first meeting on 2024 on Tuesday to discuss myriad priorities and concerns, including out-of-state-brands, relief for growers, and how to spend cannabis tax revenue.


Australian Lawmakers Host Daylong Cannabis Legalization Hearing

The Greens’ Legalising Cannabis Bill 2023 got its first hearing this week, following the submission of more than 200 written public comments.

New York

New York Cannabis Regulators Award More Than 100 Adult Use Business Licenses

Regulators also approved proposed regulations, including for adults to grow cannabis at home.

New York

New York Cannabis Regulator Reflects on Recent Challenges, From Lawsuits to Criticisms, and the Year Ahead

Cannabis Wire interviewed Cannabis Control Board Chair Tremaine Wright ahead of this week’s licensing push.


State Medical Cannabis Programs, Booming Research, Informed HHS Recommendation to Reclassify Cannabis

Newly released documents from the Dept. of Health and Human Services detail the agency’s recommendation to the DEA to put cannabis in Schedule III.

New York

In 2024 New York Lawmakers’ Cannabis Priorities Include Enforcement, Potency Taxes, and Farmers

As New York’s fledgling adult use industry struggles to find its footing, lawmakers’ 2024 proposals are starting to roll in.

New York

New York’s Last Cannabis Regulators’ Meeting of ‘23 Exposes Discord

The agenda only had two items, but what transpired suggests that 2024 could be off to a bumpy start.

Global, United States

The Year of the Tipping Point

Cannabis Wire looks back on some of the most significant moments in 2023, and ahead to a potentially historic 2024.