Articles By Alyson Martin
The group of panelists, hosted by The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Drug Enforcement and Policy Center, proposed amendments to the SAFE Banking Act.
Regulators also put forward a leader at cannabis data company New Frontier as Director of Policy.
Last week, Sen. Cory Booker, who led the hearing, introduced a comprehensive cannabis legalization bill in Congress with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Ron Wyden.
The Act, sponsored by Sens. Schumer, Booker, and Wyden, went through extensive revisions in response to 1,800 comments on the discussion draft released last July.
With regulators’ approval of adult use cannabis shop rules, the application window could open as early as August.
Regulators have already awarded more than 200 licenses to growers, and are accepting applications from processors. These retail applicants will open the first adult use shops.
The Office of Cannabis Management has released the names and locations of the 52 unlicensed cannabis operators sent warning letters months ago.
State officials released a Request for Information as they seek to identify who will help bank the $200 million cannabis equity fund.
Much like in the US, regulators in Europe are grappling with the safety of CBD, as it is already widely used among consumers.