Newsletter

Canopy Growth’s new CEO • NYSE: CannTrust not compliant • Cali nears $1B cannabis tax revenue • & more…

An excerpt from the December 9, 10, and 11 editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

Virginia

Virginia: Newly Empowered Democrats Are Poised to Push for Cannabis Decriminalization

With the state AG’s support, the chances for cannabis reform in 2020 just got stronger. But legalization may have to wait.

Hemp, New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Signs Bill Further Regulating Hemp and CBD, Announces Hemp Summit

The state has decided to defer a decision on whether hemp extracts like CBD should be allowed in foods and beverages.

California

At Heated Meeting, Los Angeles Cannabis Regulators Express Frustration at Social Equity Rollout

“I didn’t think that it would take us this long to get to this point and I am disappointed with where we are at,” said Cat Packer of the Department of Cannabis Regulation.

United States

As Northeast Governors Coordinate on Cannabis Legalization, Advocates Call for Equity

At Tri-State Cannabis Equity Summit, issues of incarceration, licensure, and capital set the stage for an equitable legalization push in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

Business, Enforcement

American Bankers Association Conference Puts a Spotlight on Cannabis Banking Risks

Representatives from JPMorgan Chase and the Peoples Bank North Carolina outlined the complex and confusing process involved in serving the cannabis industry.

Newsletter

Privateer, Scotts backed Mich. legalization • Missouri license dates announced • CannTrust braces for lawsuits • & more…

An excerpt from the December 5 and 6 editions of the Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter.

Illinois

Chicago Mayor’s Office Talks Adult Use Sales, Public Consumption Licenses

Chicago aldermen want to delay adult use sales over social equity concerns, but the mayor’s office is confident they’ll begin on Jan. 1 as planned.

Vermont

Vermont: As State Eyes Adult Use Sales, Attorney General Hosts Panel on Northeast Cannabis Lessons

Vermont legalized cannabis last year, but only home grown. The panel focused on neighboring Maine and Massachusetts, which fully legalized and allowed sales, albeit very differently.