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Nevada U.S. Senator Introduces Cannabis Banking Legislation

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U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev, introduced the Fair Access for Cannabis Small Business Act Thursday, which would ensure cannabis small businesses...

Biden Overhauls U.S. Policy On Marijuana, Pardons Prior Federal Offenses

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President Joe Biden took steps to overhaul U.S. policy on marijuana on Thursday by pardoning thousands of people with federal offenses for simple...

Kentucky Governor Announces Medical Cannabis Plan

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Democratic Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear released a plan to make medicinal cannabis available to medical patients, saying that lawmakers have...

Cannabis reform bill fails to clear WA House

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Despite early momentum, a cannabis bill seeking to make the industry more diverse and equitable died Tuesday, failing to clear the Washington...

New York Cannabis Regulator Predicts Licensing by Fall

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New York Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) Executive Director Chris Alexander expects the state to release its proposed cannabis industry...

US House Passes Measure That Includes Cannabis Banking

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed an American competitiveness bill Friday that includes legislation that would enable banks to serve...

Mississippi Legalizes Medical Cannabis

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Mississippi has become the 37th U.S. state to legalize medical cannabis. Governor Tate Reeves (Republican) signed yesterday, February 2...

Congress Fumbles Marijuana Reform Again, But That Might Be Good

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A last-ditch effort to pass limited federal marijuana banking reform by tucking it into Congress’s annual military spending bill failed on...

Arkansas Recreational Marijuana Supporters Push For Legalization Proposals On 2022 Ballots

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A proposed amendment to the Arkansas Constitution to legalize recreational marijuana and allow for a number of cannabis businesses proportional to...

“Weedgate” Cannabis License Controversy

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For the first time in six years and less than a week before the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDH) transferred authority to the newly created...

Billionaire Charles Koch On Why Cannabis Should Be Legal

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Should marijuana be legal? Depending on whom you ask, Charles Koch is a titan of industry, dark money political bogeyman or the Marcus Aurelius...

Texas Senate Approves Psychedelics And Marijuana Concentrates Bills

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The Texas Senate has approved House-passed bills to reduce criminal penalties for possessing marijuana concentrates and require the state to study...

Gov. Kay Ivey signs Alabama medical marijuana law

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Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday signed legislation creating an Alabama medical marijuana program, ending a three-year fight and reflecting a notable...

New York Lawmakers Finalize Cannabis Legalization Deal

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New York state lawmakers on Saturday night put the finishing touches on a deal to legalize cannabis products for those 21 and older while allowing...

Legal cannabis passes Minnesota Agriculture Committee

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A bill to legalize adult recreational use of marijuana is making its way through the Minnesota legislature. On Wednesday, lawmakers heard about...

New Jersey Legalizes Cannabis After Years Of Failed Efforts

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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy finally delivered on a 2017 campaign promise when he signed legislation Monday that legalizes cannabis for adults...

North Dakota Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Bill In Committee

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A bill to legalize marijuana in North Dakota that’s being sponsored by a Republican lawmaker who personally opposes the policy change advanced...

Bill Allowing Homegrown Cannabis Gains Momentum In Washington

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Eight years ago, Washington staked a claim as the first state, along with Colorado, to legalize recreational marijuana use. More than a dozen...
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