Articles By Nikitha Sattiraju
Who Funds Cannabis Research? Increasingly, it’s the Industry Itself
Canopy Growth, Curaleaf, Tilray, and Cronos—all announced research partnerships with universities across the world. And such relationships can be delicate.
Big Universities are Lobbying on Cannabis and Hemp, with Research in Mind
Seven major schools have been working at the federal level toward access to cannabis for research and access to funding for research.
Major Companies Want In on Federal Licenses to Grow Cannabis for Research
Among the more than thirty applicants with the Drug Enforcement Administration are big names, from Canopy Growth to Battelle.
Arkansas: A Legalization Effort Faces an Uphill Climb
Voter initiatives seek to bypass an oppositional governor and an unreceptive legislature, but funding is scarce and proponents need 80,000 more signatures by July.
Now Lobbying on Cannabis Issues at the Federal Level: Major Medical Associations
Some of the associations have pushed for the STATES Act, in addition to freedom to research and access to medical cannabis, Cannabis Wire has learned.
What Do CBD and Hemp Consumers Complain About to the Federal Trade Commission?
Here’s what we found from the last two years: Hundreds of complaints, ranging from false data about THC content to obscenely positioned gummies.
Virginia: Newly Empowered Democrats Are Poised to Push for Cannabis Decriminalization
With the state AG’s support, the chances for cannabis reform in 2020 just got stronger. But legalization may have to wait.
American Bankers Association Conference Puts a Spotlight on Cannabis Banking Risks
Representatives from JPMorgan Chase and the Peoples Bank North Carolina outlined the complex and confusing process involved in serving the cannabis industry.
Tribes Are Increasingly Lobbying on Cannabis at the Federal Level
The seven tribes and tribal associations refused to comment on their lobbying activities.