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National Conference of State Legislatures Signals Support for SAFER Banking Act Ahead of Committee Markup

The NCSL sent a letter to congressional leadership Sept. 25 to express the organization’s support for cannabis banking reform.

Wisconsin Lawmakers Introduce Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization Bill

Senate Democratic Leader Melissa Agard and Rep. Darrin Madison unveiled the legislation Sept. 22.

Typhoon Farma Wraps Up Third Annual Pick-Your-Own Hemp Event

The Colorado-based farm hosts the event for three days before harvest to allow visitors to ask questions and learn about the plant, as well as take home the cannabinoid-rich hemp they pick.

Minnesota Governor Withdraws Cannabis Director Appointment: ‘We Got This Wrong’

Gov. Tim Walz accepted Erin DuPree’s exit—amid reports her hemp shop sold illegal products—one day after he praised her appointment.

Trulieve Opening Medical Cannabis Dispensary in Evans, Ga.

The company celebrated the store's grand opening and expanded access to low-THC products for patients in the Augusta metropolitan area.

SAFE Banking Act: How We Got Here, What’s Next For SAFER

The four corners of Washington’s political playbook have repeatedly stood in the way, but will this U.S. Congress be different?

8 Internal Controls That Can Protect Your Cannabis Company

Established and continually tested checks and balances throughout your operation help prevent fraud, regulatory woes, litigation, and other serious threats to your business.

US House Democrats Introduce Bill to Federally Legalize Cannabis

The MORE Act aims to decriminalize and deschedule cannabis, provide expungements, and reinvest in those adversely impacted by the drug war.

Pennsylvania Senate Approves Legislation to Allow All Medical Cannabis Growers to Sell Directly to Patients

Pennsylvania’s 2016 medical cannabis law mandates that only five grower/processor licensees can sell their wares to the state’s patient base.

The SAFER Banking Act Deep Dive: What’s Next?

Saul Ewing Cannabis Attorney Jonathan Havens provides insights into the SAFER Banking Act’s revised text, the scheduled markup in the Senate, what will follow, and the bill's implications for cannabis businesses' potential to list on U.S. stock exchanges.

Hold Lifted on Cannabis Products With Detected Aspergillus Mold in Oregon

Action taken by the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission follows litigation over an Oregon Health Authority rule.

Thrive Cannabis Marketplace Receives Approval from Clark County, Nev., Zoning Commission for Cannabis Lounge

This marks the company's next step toward opening the first cannabis lounge in Las Vegas.

Green Thumb Industries Appoints New Board Members

Richard Reisin, former EVP and Director at Carylon Corp., and Hannah (Buchan) Ross, COO at Edie Parker, join the board of directors.

Cresco Labs Launches FloraCal, and Cresco Live Rosin and Flower in Florida

The company’s branded products will be sold in the state’s Sunnyside dispensaries starting next week.

The Cannabist Co. Chief Commercial Officer Jesse Channon Talks About the Columbia Care Rebrand

Channon shares the inspiration behind the company’s new identity and insight into what it takes to rebrand a multistate cannabis operation.

Cannabis Regulators Association Calls on Congress to Adjust Hemp Laws in 2023 Farm Bill

Head regulators from seven states signed a letter asking for U.S. Agriculture Committee leaders to protect consumer safety and public health.

SAFE Banking Act’s Revised Title, Text Unveiled Ahead of Committee Markup

The eight pages of additional text primarily deal with the bill’s contentious Section 10.

Opinion: HHS Rescheduling Recommendation is 'About Damn Time'

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recognition that cannabis should no longer be classified in the same category as heroin is an event to be celebrated. But the trajectory of U.S. policy deserves to be mourned.

State Treasurer Suspends Chair of Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission

Treasurer Deborah Goldberg’s office has not disclosed why CCC Chairwoman Shannon O’Brien was placed on a paid suspension.

Maryland Regulators to Open First Application Round for Adult-Use Cannabis Business Licenses

The first application round, reserved exclusively for social equity applicants, will open Nov. 13.

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