Cannabeat is a weekly digest of news, business, and culture in the cannabis industry curated by members of Emerge Law Group’s distinguished Cannabis Industry Group.
Congress Pushes Marijuana Protections For Immigrants, Advertisers And Banks In Spending Bills
Congressional leaders are proposing a number of marijuana policy changes in newly released spending legislation, including protections for immigrants who use cannabis, freeing up marijuana-related advertising and providing the industry with access to the banking system.
White House Drug Czar Says Biden Admin Is Reviewing Marijuana Policies And Safe Consumption Sites
The White House drug czar says the Biden administration is “monitoring” states that have legalized marijuana to inform federal policy, recognizing the failures of the current prohibitionist approach.
The Unintended Consequence of Trying to Give Black Marijuana Entrepreneurs a Head Start
The city’s effort to create a cannabis industry that mirrors — and benefits — its majority Black population has led to lawsuits and a collapsing marketplace. Meanwhile, the rest of the state thrives.
California’s Cannabis Market at a Crossroads
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Cannabis operators across the state say lawmakers and regulators must address several key issues for the market to prosper. Government officials are proposing changes, but will they be enough?
California may require labels on cannabis products to warn of mental health risks
A proposed bill would require cannabis products to carry large warnings, similar to cigarettes. But the state’s legal cannabis industry says more rules make it harder to compete with the illicit market.
Investor, advocates sue Florida medical marijuana regulator
Plaintiffs cite “a blatant violation of the regulations.”
Oregon ban on synthetic cannabis products will be nation’s first
Oregon will be the first to instate a ban on products containing synthetically created cannabinoids in products sold supermarkets and other non-OLCC licensed retailers.
How cannabis-fed chickens may help cut Thai farmers’ antibiotic use
Scientists observed fewer cases of avian bronchitis and superior meat after chickens given cannabis.
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Cannabeat is a weekly brief on news, business, and culture in the cannabis industry curated by members of Emerge Law Group's distinguished Cannabis Industry Group.