Articles By Eric Tegethoff
As legalization efforts move from ballot boxes to bills, state lawmakers have been less inclined to allow home grows. Washington’s experience suggests that building support for it post-legalization isn’t so simple.
More lawmakers have filed bills to legalize adult use cannabis in the 2021 legislative session, which begins today, than ever before, but the opposition has hardly eased.
A new law has opened the spigots to new money from outside the state—catalyzing consolidation.
While some states have embraced the trend, others are moving to outlaw the practice. And hemp farmers worry about losing a valuable market.
Some employees worry about their health as well as their jobs.
Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and others argue that now is a good time for the Small Business Administration to pull out of its “time warp” and help these struggling small firms.