Articles By Nushin Rashidian
The sudden push is puzzling, as cannabis legislation tends to move under House Democrats—and get stalled by Senate Republicans.
The next step for the bill, which would expand cannabis research in the US, is the full House.
The proposed regulations were expected in April, but delayed by COVID-19. Soon, the public will have a chance to weigh in.
Trulieve is responsible for half of all cannabis product sales in Florida. According to state lobbying disclosures, the company is watching Florida’s neighbors, too.
The Montana Secretary of State certified two initiatives after the campaign successfully submitted enough signatures to qualify.
Last year, 24 cities and one county challenged the state’s top cannabis regulator for approving cannabis delivery in jurisdictions that banned cannabis businesses.
The state held these products after a mysterious vaping-related lung illness, known as EVALI, led to thousands of hospitalizations and dozens of deaths across the US.
The protections range from expanding banking access to preventing federal interference in states with legal cannabis, but passage in the Senate is uncertain.
The Food and Drug Administration drafted its long-awaited CBD policy, and sent it to the White House Office of Management and Budget for approval, a final step before publication.