Articles By Nushin Rashidian

Connecticut

Connecticut Adult Use Cannabis Sales Will Start in January

In neighboring Rhode Island, adult use sales began in early December, and New York’s first adult use sales are expected by the end of 2022, too.

Congress

Missed Moments: How Congress Almost Decriminalized Cannabis

President Biden’s reforms are significant, but they highlight other leaders’ fumbled opportunities to change course through the decades.

Nevada

Nevada Selects Cannabis Lounges to Open in 2023

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill into law in mid-2021 that paved the way for dozens of lounges to open across the state in the coming months.

New York

New York Regulators Set to Propose Adult Use Cannabis Rules, Approve First 36 Shops

Ahead of Monday’s Cannabis Control Board meeting, regulators released hundreds of pages of proposed rules for the adult use industry, and the first batch of shops set for approval.

Congress

“The Dam is Starting to Break:” Cannabis Research Bill Headed to Biden’s Desk Is a First

The bipartisan bill, albeit incremental, would start to streamline cannabis research and is also symbolic of the momentum toward cannabis reform in Congress.

South Dakota

South Dakota Voters Reject Legal Cannabis

South Dakota was one of five states with adult use cannabis legalization on the ballot.

Missouri

Missouri Voters Legalize Cannabis

Missouri was one of five states with adult use cannabis legalization on the ballot.

North Dakota

North Dakota Voters Reject Legal Cannabis

North Dakota was one of five states with adult use cannabis legalization on the ballot.

Arkansas

Arkansas Voters Reject Legal Cannabis

Arkansas was one of five states with adult use cannabis legalization on the ballot.