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Sector | Regulations

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US (KY): Governor announces lottery to award first round of business licenses

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US (NC): Local business owners left in limbo as AG calls for change in hemp law

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US (FL): Cannabis industry leaders not high on investing yet

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US (MO): Supreme Court denies cannabis license to applicant with insufficient paperwork

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JuicyFields’ nearly $700M cannabis scam case leads to 9 arrests

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US (AL): Medical cannabis company asks court to give license, overrule Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission

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US (CA): Declining cannabis prices drive proposal to reduce Sonoma County cultivation tax

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US (KY): Lawmakers expedite MMJ licensing, pass on extra conditions

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US: Budding cannabis law courses are growing—but not fast enough

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US (MN): Sales could be delayed if planting doesn't start soon

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US (KS): Lawmakers considering proposal to jail growers who grow THC-heavy hemp

US (NV): Pharmacy board’s regulatory role over cannabis in limbo

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Bulgaria: Industrial hemp processing bill rejected

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UK: NFU secures changes to hemp licensing rules

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US: Biden is "not doing enough to protect state cannabis laws," congressman says

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US: Bankruptcy court finds cannabis employee not entitled to Chapter 13 protection

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U.S. Hemp Authority announces adult-use hemp product certification

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US (AL): Sponsor of MMJ bill makes proposal to resolve license stalemate

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US: Washington D.C. mayor signs bill declaring 4/20 tax holiday on MMJ purchases

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US (SC): Promised as a 'cash crop,' hemp has plummeted in price

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CAN: B.C. cannabis industry calls for government action

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US: Biden ‘not doing enough’ to protect state cannabis laws, congressman says as feds seize products from licensed businesses

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US (MN): Law modifications are on tap before legal sales take root

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Imported medicinal cannabis sold without testing for Australian standards, industry warns

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AGCO issues $200,000 in penalties to Cannabis Xpress for alleged illegal agreements with cannabis producers

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US (MO): State warns social-equity license applicants of ‘predatory practices’

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US (MO): Union drive at St Louis company could have major impact on national labor law

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Thailand: Public Health Minister says that cannabis will be regulated, not banned

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No, a judge didn’t void all of New York’s legalized cannabis laws. He struck down some

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Hawaii House passes bills to expand cannabis decriminalization

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US (CO): Adult-use growing more than medical

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NL: Majority of Dutch in favor of legalized cannabis cultivation, sales

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US (ME): Senate approves bill to change gummies labels

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Missouri Supreme Court denies cannabis company’s appeal of denied license

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US (MN): Hemp growers and processor must apply by April 30 for 2024 Season

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US (DE): Lawmakers vote to expand access to medical cannabis

US (KS): Cannabis pilot program tabled until 2025

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NYC legal cannabis industry pleading for help from state

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US (MO): State revokes nine social-equity cannabis business licenses for out-of-state companies

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US (NH): Lawmakers launch another attempt to legalize cannabis

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USDA approves genetically modified hemp that produces no THC or CBD

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California cannabis litigation: Threats of license loss and injunctions

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US: Recent bankruptcy court decision leaves door open to bankruptcy relief

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US (MO): St. Louis-area cannabis workers win the right to review ballots in union election

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US (SD): State bans intoxicating hemp products

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Malawi parliament to debate cannabis cultivation

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US (NE): Lawmakers approve 100% tax rate for CBD and hemp products

Demecan
Dr. Constantin von der Groeben, Demecan:

"The future of medical cannabis in Germany is secure"

US (NY): Governor Hochul announces licensing fees waivers for cannabis cultivators

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US (WI): Tribal group ramps up campaigns to legalize MMJ

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US (WA): Governor signs law exempting patients from paying tax on specified products

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Final hurdle passed: German Bundesrat votes in favor of cannabis legalization

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Treasury Secretary Yellen says passing cannabis banking bill would be ‘desirable’

AU: Survey shows 54% of Victorians want cannabis decriminalized

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Eswatini moves to legalize medical cannabis

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US (KS): Statehouse considers medical cannabis program that would be strictest in U.S.

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US (CO): Advocates battle over cannabis social equity measure

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US (ME): Bill introduced to establish state social equity program

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Guam: Bill would allow cannabis sales with no lab opened yet

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Kentucky Senate: "No funds for Office of Medical Cannabis without research"

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US: Oregon cannabis license moratorium almost there

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US: Kamala Harris says "We need to legalize cannabis"

US (CA): El Dorado County wine growers upset over cannabis grow's green light

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US (KY): Lexington setting rules for medicinal cannabis as statewide legalization approaches

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US (CA): Santa Barbara County supervisors wrestle greased pig of cannabis taxation

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Philippines: Drug Board action on medical cannabis pressed

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US (MI): Lansing business loses licenses over 'illicit' products

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US (TX): Medical cannabis distributor calls for hemp market regulations

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US (MN): Governor to support adjusting state’s cannabis law to avoid lawsuits over licensing

Where is cannabis legal in Europe?

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US (KY): Officials say regulations around MMJ program are taking shape

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US (CA): State allows growers to reduce license size

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A legislative “fix” in the works for Alabama’s beleaguered medical cannabis licensing

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Tilray receives approval for first medical cannabis extract in Portugal

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US (MN): Tests confirm hemp retailers have sold cannabis, state has new enforcement plan

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France: Flower will not be included in medical cannabis program

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US: Washington state eliminates medical cannabis taxation

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US (AL): MMJ program on hold at least another month

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US (DE): Officials release third round of draft rules for testing, disposal, and more

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US (NH): House passes bills to expand MMJ program

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US: Cannabis ‘tax stacking’ harms legal sellers and drives up prices

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Colombian government extends THC inventory allowance

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US (CA): Controversial ballot initiative fails in Humboldt County

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US (VA): Bill to allow sales in peril after breakdown on Virginia arena deal

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Bill endorsed by Minnesota's cannabis office would authorize temporary licenses to ensure legal market launch

US (MI): Agency advancing plans for testing lab for industry investigations, audits

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US (MO): Supreme Court case could result in dozens of new business licenses

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US: Schumer says Senate will work hard to pass cannabis banking bill before election

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US (OH): Lighting company sued over explosion in cannabis facility

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NL: Adult-use cannabis experiment will not be expanded to Amsterdam-East

Organigram reacts to possible reduction

CAN: The impact of excise duty on a struggling industry

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US: Hawaii Senate passes legalization bill

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US (MO): Timeline announced for second round of microbusiness licenses

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US (ME): Cannabis businesses call bill a ‘beacon of hope,’ but regulators say it’s too risky

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US: How will Kentucky's MMJ program be regulated?

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US (MO): Hearing on recall of 60,000 products begins

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Michael DeGiglio, Village Farms:

CAN: "Fixing the excise duty rate is the biggest thing we can do to help struggling producers"

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US (WA): New legislation aims to redirect cannabis waste away from landfills

NL: Political party wants to pause adult-use cannabis experiment

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US (RI): Cannabis programs are growing in schools – but when it comes to internships there's a catch

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US: Another senator signs banking bill, says he'll support dispensaries facing robberies

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US (SD): Medical cannabis might lose unique protections

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The Philippines: Medical cannabis bill one step closer

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US (FL): Bill to cap THC potency is dead for the session

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US (SD): Senate passes strict ban on Delta-8 THC

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US (SD): Medical cannabis licensing bill advances

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Canadian government increases cannabis fees

Germany legalizes recreational cannabis use

US (FL): Growers of color MMJ licenses back in play for 2024 Session

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US (MP): Testing lab gets license revoked

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Committee approves German legalization measure ahead of Friday vote

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US (RI): Governor puts cannabis business tax deduction in budget

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US (AZ): Lawmakers push for interstate commerce

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Cambodia: PM tells prospective foreign cannabis growers not to come to Cambodia

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UK: Cannabis-based industry waits for clarity to emerge

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US (NM): Lawmakers aim to tighten up cannabis regulations

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Spain Ministry of health to enact MMJ regulations

US (NY): State allows home-grown rules and begins issuing retail licenses

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Ukraine: Zelensky signs medical cannabis bill

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US (NV): Compliance Board issues license to operate consumption lounge in Las Vegas

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Jersey: Lawmakers pass 'de jure' cannabis decriminalization for personal use

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US (MN): Governor supports changes to recreational cannabis law to strengthen social equity

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US (MO): Push for restrictions on intoxicating hemp products spurs clash over who should regulate

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US (VA): Cannabis retail market bills advance after votes in General Assembly

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Lawyers: "Moving cannabis to schedule III would not violate international treaties"

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US Virgin Islands pushes forward on stalled law allowing recreational cannabis use

Hawaii senators approve cannabis legalization bill

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India: Himachal govt may introduce hemp cultivation proposal in budget session