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Canada: medical cannabis is essential • Canopy’s board transformation • Australia’s cannabis access review • & more…

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

Mexico

Mexico: Senate Asks Supreme Court for More Time on Cannabis Legalization

Mexican lawmakers were racing to meet an April 30 deadline to legalize cannabis for adult use. And then coronavirus hit.

Business, Coronavirus

Cannabis Regulators Respond to Coronavirus Concerns

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 Zealand

New Zealand Officially Launches its Medicinal Cannabis Program

New rules take effect April 1, including fewer barriers for doctors prescribing products, and available licenses for cultivators and manufacturers.

New York

New York Governor Confirms Cannabis Legalization By Budget “Not Likely”

Governor Andrew Cuomo said, during a Tuesday press conference about COVID-19, there was "too much, too little time" for adult use cannabis legalization.

Florida

Florida: Cannabis Companies Spent Big to Lobby in 2019. What About 2020?

Lawmakers, regulators, and the courts are reshaping the industry, and the industry would like to be heard. But will the economy hold?

Coronavirus, United States

Coronavirus Delays: Where Do Cannabis Bills Stand Across the US?

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.

Caribbean, Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Pandemic is Slowing Cannabis Reform in the Caribbean

Parliamentary meetings, regulatory rule setting, and investment summits are being postponed, slowing what had been steady progress in the region.

Florida

Florida: Adult Use Hopes Are Dead For 2020. But It’s Not the End

The legislature adjourned without a single hearing on a bill to legalize adult use cannabis. Its sponsor remains unfazed.