September 10, 2021

Arizona Marijuana Tax Revenue Exceeds $20 Million In August, State Reports

Arizona collected more than $20 million in medical and adult-use marijuana tax revenue in August, data released by the state this week shows.
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September 9, 2021

CA lawmakers approve hemp regulatory bill that divided marijuana sector

A long-debated bill to establish new hemp rules in California – but which drew the ire of business owners in both the hemp and marijuana sectors – has gained final approval from state lawmakers.
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September 6, 2021

Bernie Sanders Touts ‘Progress’ On Legalizing Marijuana And Ending The Drug War

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says Congress is “making progress” toward ending the drug war and federally legalizing marijuana, and it helps that more states are enacting the reform in the meantime.
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September 3, 2021

California Will Use Marijuana Tax Dollars To Support Cultivator Environmental Clean-Up, State Announces

California officials on Thursday announced that they are soliciting concept proposals for a program aimed at helping small marijuana cultivators with environmental clean-up and restoration efforts.
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August 30, 2021

How Much Legal Cannabis Is In California? It’s A State Secret.

The legal cannabis industry in California is big. As it should be: California is very big—more people live there than anywhere else in the United States—and California has the oldest and most well-established marijuana industry of any other state.
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August 30, 2021

Arkansas medical cannabis companies take issue with traceability system

Medical cannabis business owners in Arkansas are complaining about inaccuracies in the state-mandated, seed-to-sale tracking system.
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August 27, 2021

Colorado recreational marijuana prices may rise if voters OK tax hike

A ballot question is going before Colorado voters in November that, if successful, would raise the state taxes on recreational marijuana products and potentially create a new barrier for adult-use sales.
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August 27, 2021

Alabama medical cannabis program might roll out slower than expected

The launch of Alabama’s medical cannabis program could be delayed until 2023.
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August 26, 2021

Colorado AG warns of marijuana market ‘disruption’ if US reform isn’t done right

In a wide-ranging letter to members of Congress, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser warned there could be “potential resulting disruption” to the existing state-legal marijuana markets if federal legalization isn’t structured carefully.
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August 26, 2021

New York governor vows to make adult-use marijuana a priority

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, who took over this week for embattled Andrew Cuomo, pledged to move forward with the state’s multibillion-dollar adult-use marijuana program as quickly as possible.
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