New Jersey

New Jersey’s Top Senate Democrats Debate Cannabis Tax Revenue Allocation, Equity

Senate President Steve Sweeney said he wants the “majority” of cannabis tax revenue to go to communities disproportionately affected by enforcement of cannabis laws.

Newsletter

Cannabis banking declines • California cannabis tax revenue rises • Legalization lawsuits abound • & more…

An excerpt from recent editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

Research

How Does a Cannabis Researcher Secure Federal Funding? The NIH Explains.

The deputy director of the NIH’s National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health spoke as part of an ongoing cannabis research series at Colorado State University Pueblo.

Caribbean

British Virgin Islands: Medical Cannabis Momentum Stalls

Without the signature of Governor Augustus Jaspert, medical cannabis legislation can’t be formally adopted.

Guam

Guam Wraps Public Hearings on Adult Use Cannabis Rules

Over three days, testimony often turned to debate over vertical integration. One speaker, a New Jersey Assemblymember, went further, suggesting license caps.

Mexico

Mexico: Senate Passes Bill To Legalize Cannabis

After a historic session, the bill heads to the Chamber of Deputies. And while the president’s position is unclear, the Supreme Court has required legalization by December 15.

New Jersey

New Jersey lawmakers take another major step toward launching legal cannabis

Equity is an early focal point as the Senate and Assembly committees heard hours of testimony on amendments related to bills to implement adult use legalization, which each advanced.

France, UK/Europe

European Union: Top Court Rules Against Bans On “Lawfully Produced” CBD

That is, “unless that legislation is appropriate for securing the attainment of the objective of protecting public health.”

California

California: Judge Dismisses Cannabis Delivery Lawsuit

Since 2019, 24 cities and one county have fought a decision by the state’s top cannabis regulator to allow cannabis delivery statewide.