Archer Daniels Midland is the first big agriculture company to openly lobby on hemp in the US since the crop became legal.
Cannabis Wire has learned that the global company is now lobbying in at least three states.
As cannabis banking gets a hearing in the US Senate, we take a look at the entities that lobbied on the SAFE Banking Act in the second quarter of 2019.
One of the world’s largest cannabis companies is quietly lobbying around cannabis legalization and hemp in the state.
“We’re doing all we can to help the insurance market for cannabis operations mature," said a spokesperson for the Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers.
Cannabis Wire looks at Q1 2019 lobbying disclosure numbers for the major cannabis advocacy and industry groups.
News orgs might want to hold off on quoting the resource, as the “work in progress” contains several inaccuracies.
As legislative priorities shift, what is gained? And what is lost?
Cannabis companies are increasingly lobbying and handing out campaign contributions on both sides of the aisle.
The cannabis debate in Congress is being reshaped along GOP-friendly lines.
A burgeoning industry is using its money to influence politics, and finding new GOP allies in the process. But there may be a price.
The leading anti-cannabis organization, Smart Approaches to Marijuana, is raising unprecedented money. Here’s where it’s throwing its weight.
After Cannabis Wire revealed that MedMen and other leading cannabis businesses donated to a PAC called What A Country!, MedMen requested a refund, saying it had been unaware that the PAC supported anti-immigration candidates
Unlike Cynthia Nixon, NY Gov. Cuomo has not voiced support for legalization, but he has accepted nearly $100,000 from big cannabis industry players
Before it was quickly terminated, a Republican PAC called the Federalist Freedom Fund took in $187,000—all from the cannabis industry
Most of the money going to the conservative immigration PAC What A Country! comes from cannabis companies