New York Cannabis Legalization Advocates Push Cuomo, Democrats

With three working days before the April 1 budget deadline, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was criticized for putting the brakes on the state’s fast-moving adult-use legalization bill in the Democrat-controlled statehouse.

New York
Business

A Consultant Takes Privateer Holdings to Court

Jumoke Akinnagbe says she is owed promised compensation for helping a medical cannabis company launch in Maryland.

Illinois

Illinois Legalization Bill Lands with Promised Focus on Social Equity

A long anticipated adult use bill was unveiled over the weekend. This spring, no other effort to legalize by legislature has succeeded. Will Illinois’ plan be comprehensive enough to overcome opposition?

D.C.

Are Legal Cannabis Sales Finally Coming to D.C.?

Years after voters approved cannabis possession and home cultivation for adults, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said the city must prepare to fully end cannabis prohibition in anticipation of Congressional action that would clear a path.