South Dakota

As South Dakotans Wait for Supreme Court on Cannabis, Local Governments Prepare

In South Dakota, among the most complex states when it comes to cannabis, localities are moving ahead on medical as broader reforms loom.

Newsletter

Biden’s FDA pick • Denver opens hospitality licenses • NJ cannabis: what’s next? • & more…

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

Congress

Big On Biz, Light On Equity: The Koch-Endorsed, GOP Cannabis Legalization Bill is Here

Rep. Nancy Mace has released the most comprehensive cannabis legalization plan to emerge from the Republican party, a counter to the Schumer, Booker, Wyden vision.

Virginia

Virginia Lawmakers Weigh Expedited Cannabis Sales, Equity

Sales aren’t expected until 2024, but lawmakers are considering whether an early start can maintain equity goals.

Congress

Congress Steps Toward Defining Cannabis-Impaired Driving with Infrastructure Bill

The infrastructure bill on Biden’s desk contains language to require lawmakers to prepare a report on cannabis-impaired driving. Though, Congress has been called upon to act before.

Newsletter

Medical Marijuana Research Act is back in Congress • RI license lottery winners • USDA pushes hemp survey • & more…

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

New York

New York Cannabis Regulators: Delta-8 THC is Definitely “Banned”

Rules to allow for delta-8 THC could come in the “future,” but in the meantime, those for CBD in food and beverages have been finalized.

Research

Here are NIDA’s Cannabis Research Priorities

CSU Pueblo hosted National Institute on Drug Abuse division director Susan Weiss, who discussed NIDA’s research priorities and future work.