New Jersey

New Jersey Cannabis Regulators Hold First Meeting Devoted to Equity

The newly-formed Cannabis Regulatory Commission heard hours of public comment on how to make the state’s adult use market inclusive and equitable.

Louisiana

Louisiana House Passes Bill to Expand Medical Cannabis Program

Lawmakers also advanced a bill that deals with adult use cannabis licensing, as a trio of bills to legalize and regulate cannabis for adult use remain up for consideration.

Rhode Island

Rhode Island House Committee Takes Up Governor’s Cannabis Legalization Proposal

Earlier this month, Senators discussed lawmakers’ adult use legislation, as well. Whether lawmakers and the governor can agree on a path forward this session, though, remains to be seen.

Research

Research on Cannabis and Sleep Is Still in Its “Infancy”

Still, there are areas of “promise,” according to an Oregon Health & Science University hosted Neurology Grand Rounds discussion last week.

Australia

Australian Officials Urge Cannabis Advertising Compliance

The country’s five-year old medical cannabis program is slowly taking shape, and more robust reforms may be on the horizon.

New York

New York Accountants Prepare for Cannabis Boom

Beyond complex tax considerations, accountants are fielding questions on everything from workplace policies to licensing limits.

Business, United States

Unionization Efforts Leave Cannabis Growers Behind, But Change Could Be Coming

Organized labor continues to represent cannabis sector workers, but has struggled to sign up the people who tend to the plants. The more union-friendly Biden administration could change that.