Articles By Nikitha Sattiraju
These would be the first cannabis legalization ballot measures to qualify for 2020, if validated by the Secretary of State.
The coalition’s members include Green Thumb Industries, PharmaCann, and Cresco Labs.
The company behind Marlboro acquired a 45 percent stake in the Canadian cannabis company Cronos Group earlier this year.
Prominent multistate operators lobbying at the federal level are mainly interested in the SAFE Banking Act.
The US subsidiary of GW Pharmaceuticals, behind the only FDA-approved cannabis extract-based medicine, is lobbying in all 50 states.
Governor Gavin Newsom signed most of the cannabis-related bills that reached his desk.
The country is partnering with Harvard to research and develop “high-quality” strains of medical cannabis, aiming to "transform and diversify the Jamaican national economy.”
The state tried to legalize adult-use cannabis this year, but only managed to expand their existing medical cannabis program.
The list of companies includes some expected entities, like Chicago-based Cresco Labs and PharmaCann. But there are some surprising companies lobbying, too.