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New York Becomes Newest State to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis

ALBANY, N.Y. – Legalization has finally arrived in New York after several years of ill-fated attempts. The Empire State became the sixteenth state to...

New Legal States Mean New Opportunities for Cultivators

Arizona, New Jersey, Montana, South Dakota, and Mississippi legalized recreational or medical cannabis or both during the November 2020 election, generating more opportunity than...

From the Hollywood Hills to New York’s Fashion Runways

Before I moved away from the Midwest, I came out to California on an exploratory tour and visited an old family friend who lived...

Cannabis and Coronavirus: Surviving the Strange Summer

NATIONWIDE – Politics, protests, and natural disasters threatened to take the spotlight off the continuing COVID-19 crisis in the U.S., where infection and death...

Cannabis and Coronavirus: Could Cannabis Help Save the Post-COVID Economy?

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally. In the U.S., with more than 3.3 million confirmed infections and at least 135,000 deaths attributed...

Senators Call for Federal Emergency Funding for Legal Cannabis Businesses

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Jacky Rosen (D-Nev.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) yesterday and eight other senators, including Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) and Jeff...
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Cannabis and Coronavirus: Will New York Delay Legalization Due to Budget Woes?

ALBANY, N.Y. – Those looking forward to seeing legalized recreational cannabis in New York may have to wait even longer than they had hoped.Governor...

Are Counterfeiters Targeting Your Cannabis Brand?

As cannabis legalization continues an inexorable march across the United States and more jurisdictions embrace adult use, a multi-billion-dollar question repeatedly surfaces: How do...

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 U.S. Domestic...

MJBizCon Day 2: Emerging Markets and the Regulatory Landscape

After having obtained a high-level view of the industry on MJBizCon's opening day, many attendees of day two were focused on drilling down into...