Congress Considers Cannabis Reform, Research Restrictions, and More

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Health subcommittee for the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Wednesday held a three-plus hours-long hearing...

‘Amnesty Boxes’ in Chicago Airports Let Travelers Leave Leftover Cannabis

CHICAGO – Travelers and cannabis tourists to newly legal state Illinois don’t have to worry about what to do with any leftover...

Florida Judge’s Ruling May Signal Temporary Legal Relief for CBD Producers

Anxious CBD producers may be able to breathe a sigh of relief, at least for now. In a move...

New California Budget Consolidates State’s Cannabis Regulation Entities

SACRAMENTO – California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday released the state’s proposed budget for 2020–2021, including provisions that would consolidate three state...

Cannabis Legalization Measures Qualify for 2020 Ballot in Two States

It’s been a big week for cannabis activists as legalization measures have qualified for the ballot in two states.Mississippi’s Secretary of State...

FDA Bans Flavored E-Cigarettes and Cartridges

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released new policy and restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes that amounts to a...

California Cannabis Patients May Be Receiving Much Needed New Year’s Gift

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – New regulations set to take effect on January 1 in California could help expand access for cannabis patients struggling...

USDA Extends Deadline for Hemp Program Comments; States Seek Policy Change

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the comment period for its interim final rules regarding the...
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Congressional Update: Senate Nixes House Plan; Georgia Seeks Legalization

Momentum for several changes to federal cannabis law has stalled in the U.S. Senate. In June, the House included in an appropriations...

Officials Raid Illegal Cannabis Shops in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – Over a three-day period, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control and the state’s Department of Consumer Affairs’ Cannabis Enforcement...