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White House Says ‘We Don’t Have Anything’ To Report On Biden’s Marijuana Campaign Promises As Senate Candidate Presses For Action
The White House said again that while President Joe Biden supports modest marijuana reforms like federal decriminalization, the administration’s doesn’t have “anything to announce today at this point” about whether or when he will follow through on his cannabis campaign pledges. The latest comments…
A Dozen California Marijuana Bills, Including Allowing Medical Cannabis Deliveries Statewide, Head To Governor
Another series of California marijuana bills—including one to ensuring that medical cannabis patients across the state have access to delivery services—are heading to the governor following last-minute votes in the legislature ahead of Wednesday’s end-of-session deadline. In the past several weeks,…
California passes bill to protect workers who smoke pot off the clock
California could soon become the seventh state to ensure people won’t lose their jobs for smoking marijuana outside of work.
Florida gov suggests charging marijuana companies more to do business
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis believes medical marijuana businesses need to pay more to do business in the state.
New Yorkers with pot convictions will now be the first to get to sell it
“I think it’s naïve to think that everything is going to go exactly as planned,” said Robert DiPisa, chair of the cannabis law group at the firm Cole Schotz.
The New Mexico State Fair will have its first ever cannabis exhibit
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The New Mexico State Fair often introduces something new that will catch the attention of fair-goers. This year is no exception, they are introducing the first ever …
Alabama opens application process for medical cannabis business licenses
The state’s Medical Cannabis Commission started its application process for business licenses.
Cannabis drinks pop up as companies bet on the growing market for legal marijuana
As the U.S. market for recreational marijuana expands, companies are betting people will want to drink their cannabis.
More Americans Smoke Cannabis Than Tobacco - Ganjapreneur
A new Gallup poll found that more Americans smoked cannabis in the past week than tobacco, according to a report from The Hill.
Cannabis is legal in Maine and now there’s a museum about it
The nonprofit museum, called Core, is related to Portland’s newest adult-use cannabis dispensary, Seed.
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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.