Articles By Alyson Martin
The decision will determine whether an adult use legalization measure passed by voters in November becomes law. Gov. Kristi Noem led the legal challenge against it.
As state laws and public opinion change, national trucking organizations are taking note, with one newly pledging to study the impact of cannabis on roadways.
Lamont, who has for years urged lawmakers to legalize cannabis, said he will sign the bill.
State-run cannabis and automatic expungement are among proposals suggested during a recent panel hosted by The Ohio State University.
Public bank legislation, which one sponsor said could have provided a clearer path to banking for New York’s cannabis industry, failed to gain traction.
While cannabis will soon be sold in New York shops to consumers who are over the age of 21 years old, regulators want to educate adults about responsible use and curb underage use.
The event, focused on accreditation of the country’s cannabis industry, was held in advance of World Accreditation Day on June 9.
While the bill passed out of the House in December, it still faces a steep climb in the new Congress. And, all eyes remain on another, more comprehensive reform bill, expected soon.