Articles By Nushin Rashidian
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.
Altria and Anheuser-Busch, previously lobbying on hemp and cannabis respectively, have now specified CBD as an area of interest.
After reaching new highs in 2019, lobbying by cannabis companies and groups continues to fall in 2020.
The group, made up of government and industry stakeholders, will hammer out the implementation of a bill signed into law in June to expand social equity in the state’s cannabis industry.
Two bills passed last year will reshape the future of the state’s cannabis industry. Who was for, or against, the changes?