Lobbying

Lobbying

Lobbying: GW Pharmaceuticals Extends Its Reach

The company’s subsidiary donates big to attorneys general groups of both parties.

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Federal Lobbying on Cannabis Dipped in the First Part of 2020

Compared to the last quarter, spending on cannabis-related issues is down somewhat, though some entities are pushing for coronavirus relief.

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Lobbying: Anti-Cannabis Efforts Ramped Up at the End of 2019

Two groups, including the campaign arm of The Heritage Foundation, joined an anti-cannabis veteran to oppose cannabis legislation in Congress.

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The Cannabis Industry Spent More On Lobbying Than Ever Before in 2019. What’s Next is Unclear.

Companies and organizations spent nearly $11 million on federal lobbying alone, vastly outpacing previous years. But given the coronavirus, 2020 is a mystery.

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Charlotte’s Web to Lobby on Florida’s Hemp Rollout

One of the largest and oldest CBD companies hopes to shape the state’s hemp industry, expected to be among the top in the nation.

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Another Big Ag Company Sets Its Sights on Hemp

Syngenta, which rejected an acquisition by Monsanto in 2015, is the latest major agriculture company monitoring the newly-legal market.

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Kroger, the Largest Grocery Chain in the US, Is Lobbying on Hemp

The supermarket giant started carrying CBD products last year. Now, it’s pressing the federal government on the issue.

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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.

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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.

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Tribes Are Increasingly Lobbying on Cannabis at the Federal Level

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

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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.

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What Are the Alcohol Industry’s Cannabis Lobbying Interests?

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

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Cannabis Companies Spent $330K on Lobbying in Florida Last Quarter

Parallel, formerly Surterra, the state’s second largest cannabis company, led the lobbying pack at nearly $95,000.

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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.

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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.

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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.