Articles By Alyson Martin

New York

New York: Cannabis and the Cuomo Effect

While Cuomo’s scandals might have helped push legalization over the finish line in 2021, the latest fallout could cause delays in setting up the industry.

CBD

Cannabis and Clinical Trials: How the First Cannabis Extract Got FDA Approval

CSU Pueblo hosted a pharmacist at Greenwich Biosciences to talk about the company’s path with Epidiolex, a CBD-based medicine extracted from cannabis plants.

Colorado

Lessons from Colorado, the Country’s Oldest Cannabis Market

As the first state to launch adult-use cannabis sales, Colorado also has been collecting data longer than any other jurisdiction on the impacts of legalization.

CBD

Consumer Brands Association Pushes Lawmakers on CBD Amid FDA Inaction

The group, which includes Coca-Cola and Kellogg’s as members, says its membership is “CBD curious” but that the lack of federal regulation is keeping major brands at bay.

Georgia

Georgia Steps Toward Setting Up Medical Cannabis Industry

The first cultivation licenses were awarded on Saturday, laying the foundation for local access to medical cannabis more than five years after possession became legal.

Congress

Sen. Schumer on Legal Cannabis Plan: “I Will Use My Clout as Majority Leader To Make This a Priority in the Senate”

Schumer said the votes aren’t yet there for the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, which he and Sens. Cory Booker and Ron Wyden formally announced on Wednesday.

Congress

Sens. Schumer, Wyden, and Booker Release Most Comprehensive Cannabis Reform Proposal Yet. Here Are the Details.

The Senators are starting with a “discussion draft” ahead of a bill, which is an unprecedented approach for federal cannabis law reform. Public comment will be open until September.

Congress

Sens. Schumer, Wyden, and Booker to Release Cannabis Reform Draft on Wednesday

The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act is expected to be the most comprehensive reform proposal ever introduced.

Research

UCLA Cannabis Research Center Director Talks Pain and the Future of Minor Cannabinoids

Colorado State University Pueblo continued its ongoing Institute of Cannabis Research webinar series, this time with Ziva Cooper in the spotlight.