The United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs vote, in response to World Health Organization recommendations, is the first-ever loosening of global restrictions on cannabis.
Senate President Steve Sweeney said he wants the “majority” of cannabis tax revenue to go to communities disproportionately affected by enforcement of cannabis laws.
Cannabis banking declines • California cannabis tax revenue rises • Legalization lawsuits abound • & more…
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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.
Without the signature of Governor Augustus Jaspert, medical cannabis legislation can’t be formally adopted.
Over three days, testimony often turned to debate over vertical integration. One speaker, a New Jersey Assemblymember, went further, suggesting license caps.
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.
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.
That is, “unless that legislation is appropriate for securing the attainment of the objective of protecting public health.”
Since 2019, 24 cities and one county have fought a decision by the state’s top cannabis regulator to allow cannabis delivery statewide.