An adult use ballot initiative failed to get enough votes in 2016, while voters in four other states legalized cannabis.
Under new rules, a limited “low-THC” medical program must coexist with retail products in a somewhat blurry regulatory framework.
Last year, 24 cities and one county challenged the state’s top cannabis regulator for approving cannabis delivery in jurisdictions that banned cannabis businesses.
The coronavirus slowed the push for cannabis industry access to banking, but the conversation might be more relevant now than ever.
The state held these products after a mysterious vaping-related lung illness, known as EVALI, led to thousands of hospitalizations and dozens of deaths across the US.
Two meetings this summer will focus on recently-passed legislation that aims to expand equity in the cannabis industry.
Cannabis Wire has found that major cannabis companies, like Canopy Growth, are registered to lobby.
The group, made up of government and industry stakeholders, will hammer out the implementation of a bill signed into law in June to expand social equity in the state’s cannabis industry.
A new law has opened the spigots to new money from outside the state—catalyzing consolidation.
Two bills passed last year will reshape the future of the state’s cannabis industry. Who was for, or against, the changes?
COVID-19 stopped the petitioning process in its tracks, and the campaign was only able to collect half of the required signatures by this week’s deadline.
If it qualifies, Nebraska will join two other states, South Dakota and Mississippi, where voters will decide on medical cannabis this year.
The state tried and failed in 2016. But with favorable polling and little opposition, the measure—which includes a high excise tax on cannabis that would, in part, fund law enforcement—seems to have a clear path.
If approved by the mayor, the proposals will reshape the city’s cannabis industry, with a focus on its equity program.
The biggest cannabis companies in the state lobbied in support of the bill.
Crystal Peoples-Stokes makes the case for legalization, but not for tax revenue to help balance the budget, in a Q&A with Cannabis Wire.