Mississippi

Medical Cannabis in Mississippi? It’s Back on Track

In just 14 months, Mississippi’s medical cannabis legalization push has seen success at the ballot box, defeat in the state Supreme Court, and, this week, passage in the Senate.

Newsletter

Here Are the 2022 Federal Research Priorities to Watch

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

California

California Governor Gavin Newsom Aims for Cannabis Compliance, Education in Budget Plan

The budget also allocates money to help mitigate the environmental harms of illegal cannabis cultivation. And, crucially, it notes that Newsom's administration "supports cannabis tax reform."

New York

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul: $200 Million Cannabis Equity Fund Will “Create Opportunities”

Equity became a linchpin of the legalization debate between lawmakers and former Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Now comes the follow through.

Global, United States

Cannabis Wire’s Top 10 Most Read Stories of 2021

From Amazon lobbying on cannabis to the first federal definition of a THC dose, here are Cannabis Wire's most-read stories of 2021.

Mexico

Mexico: Cannabis Legalization Stumbles—Again

Three years after the Supreme Court ruled out prohibition, lawmakers still haven’t reached consensus on regulation.

UK/Europe

Malta’s President Signs Cannabis Legalization Bill

The country is the first in the European Union to legalize cannabis possession and cultivation for non-medical purposes, with others expected to follow in 2022.

Newsletter

New Jersey adult use biz applications open • Illinois cannabis regulator jumps to MPP • & more…

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

New York

Is Craft Cannabis Coming to New York?

A clear definition for “craft” cannabis is among the proposed changes to New York’s cannabis regulations, aimed at lifting up small farmers.