Articles By Alyson Martin

Colorado

Colorado Cannabis Regulators Hold Final Presentation on Social Equity Implementation

It’s been a long road to bring social equity to Colorado, one of the first states to legalize cannabis for adult use.

CBD, Research

The FDA Wants to Help Cannabis Businesses Advance Research

During a recent webinar, the FDA detailed how its Drug Master Files process could speed up research, while keeping proprietary information secret.

South Dakota

South Dakota: Citing Arrest Data, Advocates Push on Dual Medical, Adult Use Initiatives

This November, for the first time, a state’s voters will see both medical and adult use on their November ballots. One in ten arrests in the state are for cannabis, a new report found.

Congress, Hemp

House Funding Bill Includes Hemp Pilot Program Extension

Lawmakers, agriculture regulators, and hemp industry stakeholders have been calling for more time to get up to speed with the USDA’s new hemp regulations.

Enforcement

CDC Hosts Discussion of Cannabis and the Workplace

The topics included safety-sensitive employees, legal cannabis states with employee protections, and the complications of CBD.

Congress

Cannabis in Congress: The MORE Act Vote Will Be Delayed

Supporters of the bill to remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act expressed frustration and disappointment.

Vermont

Vermont Lawmakers Reach Deal on Cannabis Sales

A conference committee of key House and Senate lawmakers have found common ground on cannabis sales, meaning a regulated market might soon be coming to Vermont.

California

Los Angeles Deputy DA: California Illicit Cannabis Is “Worst of Any State That Has Legalized”

As the California Cannabis Control Summit wrapped, illegal cannabis cultivation and storefronts remained top-of-mind for many California cannabis regulators and officials.

California

Humboldt: A Case Study of a Cannabis County

On the second day of the California Cannabis Control Summit, attendees heard lessons learned from one of the most famous cannabis regions in the world.