United States

Colorado

Colorado: Marijuana Enforcement Division Report Suggests “Market Maturity”

Sales of cannabis concentrate products have soared, while other areas of the market have plateaued, suggesting that the state’s market has matured.

Mississippi

Mississippians Face off During Final Medical Cannabis Hearing Before Election Day

Voters will see two initiatives on the ballot, including one put forth by lawmakers that is far more restrictive than the original, grassroots proposal.

California

California Cannabis Advisory Committee Weighs Changes Amid Wildfires

The committee discussed a range of other topics, including the sale of non-cannabis goods at cannabis shops and an increase in the amount of cannabis that delivery vehicles could carry.

Vermont

Vermont Governor Allows Cannabis Sales Bill to Become Law Without Signature

The legislation regulates and taxes cannabis sales; the adult use program has become one of the most conservative in the nation in the process.

Florida

Florida Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments, Again, On Key Cannabis Case

The outcome will reshape the cannabis industry in the country’s third most populous state, currently dominated by some of the most powerful cannabis companies in the US.

United States

Q&A: Should States With Legal Cannabis Be Granted Federal Waivers?

A report from the Council on Criminal Justice suggests that federal agencies work with states that have legalized. Cannabis Wire spoke with Senior Fellow John Tilley about the report and the proposal.

California, Oregon, Washington

By the Numbers: How Oregon Fires Hit the Cannabis Industry

The West Coast of the United States, ablaze for weeks, is home to a large number of cannabis businesses. Here’s what we know so far about fire’s impact on the industry in one state.

California

Which Cannabis Bills Did California Governor Gavin Newsom Sign, Veto?

Seven cannabis bills landed on Newsom’s desk, but two of those bills didn’t make it through.

Colorado

Colorado Cannabis Regulators Hold Final Presentation on Social Equity Implementation

It’s been a long road to bring social equity to Colorado, one of the first states to legalize cannabis for adult use.

South Dakota

South Dakota: Citing Arrest Data, Advocates Push on Dual Medical, Adult Use Initiatives

This November, for the first time, a state’s voters will see both medical and adult use on their November ballots. One in ten arrests in the state are for cannabis, a new report found.

Vermont

Vermont Lawmakers Reach Deal on Cannabis Sales

A conference committee of key House and Senate lawmakers have found common ground on cannabis sales, meaning a regulated market might soon be coming to Vermont.

California

Los Angeles Deputy DA: California Illicit Cannabis Is “Worst of Any State That Has Legalized”

As the California Cannabis Control Summit wrapped, illegal cannabis cultivation and storefronts remained top-of-mind for many California cannabis regulators and officials.

California

Humboldt: A Case Study of a Cannabis County

On the second day of the California Cannabis Control Summit, attendees heard lessons learned from one of the most famous cannabis regions in the world.

Nebraska

Nebraska Supreme Court Strips Medical Cannabis From November Ballot

The Court ruled on Thursday that the language of the ballot initiative was not “legally sufficient.”

California

California Cannabis Control Summit Kicks Off With Regulatory Lessons Learned

The three-day event will bring together cannabis regulators and officials from Humboldt to San Diego.

Vermont

As Vermont Lawmakers Compromise on Cannabis, the Possible Sales Regime Becomes More Conservative

Tentative agreements have been reached where the chambers’ proposals conflicted most, including THC caps, saliva testing, and a seatbelt provision.