Articles By Nikitha Sattiraju

Lobbying

Tribes Are Increasingly Lobbying on Cannabis at the Federal Level

The seven tribes and tribal associations refused to comment on their lobbying activities.

Lobbying

Major Cannabis Companies Lobby in Missouri as State Rolls Out Medical Licenses

All three multi-state operators that registered to lobby also applied for medical cannabis licenses.

Lobbying

What Are the Alcohol Industry’s Cannabis Lobbying Interests?

Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. and Constellation Brands are lobbying on cannabis federally in the US.

Business

Canopy Growth Reports Yet Another Weak Earnings Quarter

Losses widened year-over-year, while net revenue declined 15 percent from the previous quarter, for the world’s highest-valued cannabis company.

South Dakota

South Dakota Voters Likely to See Two Cannabis Measures on the 2020 Ballot

These would be the first cannabis legalization ballot measures to qualify for 2020, if validated by the Secretary of State.

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Cannabis Coalition Raises Lobbying Spending Amid Legalization Talks

The coalition’s members include Green Thumb Industries, PharmaCann, and Cresco Labs.

Hemp, Lobbying

Tobacco Giant Altria Is Lobbying on Hemp

The company behind Marlboro acquired a 45 percent stake in the Canadian cannabis company Cronos Group earlier this year.

Lobbying

Business, Not Social Justice, Remains Lobbying Priority for Large Cannabis Companies

Prominent multistate operators lobbying at the federal level are mainly interested in the SAFE Banking Act.

Lobbying

The Incredibly Large Lobbying Footprint of Greenwich Biosciences

The US subsidiary of GW Pharmaceuticals, behind the only FDA-approved cannabis extract-based medicine, is lobbying in all 50 states.