Newsletter

Aphria, GW earnings • CBD and cancer • Cresco workers vote ‘yes’ union • Montana: moves to legalize • & more…

An excerpt from the January 14 and 15 editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

Florida

Q&A: Florida Senator Introduces Cannabis Legalization Bill As Ballot Push Ends

The campaign, backed by millions from Parallel and MedMen, will try again in 2022—if the legislature doesn’t legalize first.

Newsletter

Alabama AG, Mississippi Gov. push against medical cannabis • Bruce Linton’s latest investment • & more…

An excerpt from the January 10 and 13 editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

Florida

Florida Cannabis Legalization Push Gets Millions in Contributions As Signature Deadline Nears

Make It Legal Florida shattered previous fundraising efforts last month. But the odds the adult use proposal will make it onto November’s ballot remain slim.

Utah

Utah: Harvest, Columbia Care To Lobby State Government on Cannabis

The two US companies were awarded licenses in Utah, where medical cannabis sales are set to go live in March.

California

California: With Gov. Newsom’s New Budget, Big Changes Coming to Top Cannabis Market in US

Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020-21 budget proposes to simplify cannabis taxes and create a new consolidated cannabis regulatory body.

Vermont

Key Vermont Lawmakers, Attorney General Urge Cannabis Sales Ahead of State of the State

Vermont has had legal cannabis since 2018, but still doesn’t allow sales. Some lawmakers are optimistic that 2020 will be the year that changes.

Newsletter

Another cannabis hearing in Congress • S. Dakota voters to see adult, medical use on 2020 ballot • & more…

An excerpt from the January 7, 8, and 9 editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Reignites Push for Cannabis Legalization in 2020

At the annual State of the State address, Cuomo emphasized the need to legalize, and to do so with equity provisions for those hit hardest by disproportionate enforcement of cannabis laws.