The state of New Jersey has been very actively lately in working to refine and redefine its approach to cannabis regulations and legislation. On March 21, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy held a special news conference to discuss the social just impact of adult-use in the state. The talk
Via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution The Georgia House approved a bill Tuesday that would allow medical marijuana oil to be sold to registered patients, giving them a legal way to obtain a drug that they’re already allowed to use. The legislation, which passed on a 123-40 vote, would permit medical marijuana growing, manufacturing,
Via the Boston Globe: I was honored to serve last week as the emcee of the equity-themed 2019 North American Cannabis Summit in Los Angeles, an important gathering of non-industry marijuana stakeholders organized by Massachusetts-based Advocates for Human Potential. When I wasn’t reminding people where to find their bagged lunches,
Anticipating the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, New York State is opening up the application process to companies and individuals interested in growing or processing industrial hemp within the state. This move was announced by the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets and is driven by the state’s Hemp
In spite of legalization of cannabis happening throughout much of the U.S. and full legalization in Canada, the state of medical research of cannabis is lagging behind in the United States. Legalization in other countries has paved the way for much easier access to research and standardization in the industry.