A state measure to legalize cannabis for adult-use is expected to face scrutiny at a hearing on Wednesday.
Lawmakers advanced legislation relating to banking, pets, transparency, and statewide delivery.
“I think we have to be careful on taxes, because this is an incredibly economical, or cheap, product to make,” said the assistant counsel of Governor Cuomo for Health.
Two bills headed out of the Texas House have advocates hopeful, but the Senate has sent mixed messages. The state has edged up to cannabis reform before, only to retreat.
A long anticipated adult use bill was unveiled over the weekend. This spring, no other effort to legalize by legislature has succeeded. Will Illinois’ plan be comprehensive enough to overcome opposition?
Years after voters approved cannabis possession and home cultivation for adults, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said the city must prepare to fully end cannabis prohibition in anticipation of Congressional action that would clear a path.
Senator Diane Savino, an influential voice in the cannabis debate, explains how adult use lost steam, why home grow is unlikely, and for which far-ranging medical reforms she’ll push.
“If anybody on the resort side thinks people aren’t vaping in their casino, they’re completely oblivious to what’s going on.”
While the bill is focused on how to spend cannabis-generated tax dollars, Smart Approaches to Marijuana and others turned a Senate committee hearing into a broader legalization debate.
Mayor Eric Garcetti's budget puts millions toward law enforcement and cannabis regulators, and promises to establish an equity program.
A Senate Committee voted in favor, but not before union members blasted Colorado’s cannabis industry.