Newsletter

Cannabis expungement, research bills in Congress • Canada’s CBD recommendations • & more…

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

Congress

Push for Cannabis Banking Pitched as Easier Step Amid Broader Reform Debate

Lawmakers and industry stakeholders held a briefing on Wednesday to make the case that banking reform is an urgent matter of public safety, not just an industry win.

Congress

Cannabis Decrim Hearing in Congress Highlights CAOA Feedback, Divisions

Last week, Sen. Cory Booker, who led the hearing, introduced a comprehensive cannabis legalization bill in Congress with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Ron Wyden.

New York

New York’s Cannabis Equity PAC Has Now Raised $100,000. Here’s Where the Money Is Coming From and Going.

Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, who co-authored the state’s adult use law, formed the PAC to “promote equity and economic justice in New York’s cannabis industry.”

Newsletter

Lawmakers poised to send research bill to Biden • Broadcasters push for clarity on cannabis ads • & more…

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

Congress

It’s Here: the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act Will be Introduced in Congress

The Act, sponsored by Sens. Schumer, Booker, and Wyden, went through extensive revisions in response to 1,800 comments on the discussion draft released last July.

Research

Will There Be a New Cannabis Supplier For the Federal Government?

For decades, it’s been the University of Mississippi. This time around, new growers in the U.S. are eligible.