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?
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.
Even though the government recently expanded medical access, its stance still seems far more conservative than the electorate’s.
A Senate Committee voted in favor, but not before union members blasted Colorado’s cannabis industry.
Smart Approaches to Marijuana is making the same kind of arguments that blocked cannabis legalization in New Jersey.
“When I worked in an illegal shop … I was pressured to do whatever the shop owner requested. At my current shop, where I'm covered by a union contract, I know I have rights.”
MPP’s new executive director talks equity, federal legalization, and the organization’s role in the booming, multibillion dollar global cannabis industry.
“It makes tribal sovereignty contingent on state legalization. And that’s not the way tribal sovereignty works.”
“Money is still being transported around in buckets and being buried in backyards. And honestly, that’s where we felt there is more risk,” said the general counsel for Golden Bear Insurance Company.