Companies and organizations spent nearly $11 million on federal lobbying alone, vastly outpacing previous years. But given the coronavirus, 2020 is a mystery.
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Mexican lawmakers were racing to meet an April 30 deadline to legalize cannabis for adult use. And then coronavirus hit.
US cannabis consumers and patients are asking questions like: will my local shop close? Will delivery be an option? Cannabis Wire is tracking cannabis regulators’ announcements.
New rules take effect April 1, including fewer barriers for doctors prescribing products, and available licenses for cultivators and manufacturers.
Governor Andrew Cuomo said, during a Tuesday press conference about COVID-19, there was "too much, too little time" for adult use cannabis legalization.
Lawmakers, regulators, and the courts are reshaping the industry, and the industry would like to be heard. But will the economy hold?
Several states were tackling medical or adult use legalization bills before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Cannabis Wire reached out to key lawmakers to learn the latest.
Parliamentary meetings, regulatory rule setting, and investment summits are being postponed, slowing what had been steady progress in the region.
The legislature adjourned without a single hearing on a bill to legalize adult use cannabis. Its sponsor remains unfazed.