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Massachusetts cannabis businesses challenge constitutionality of federal drug laws

A group of Massachusetts weed businesses have filed a lawsuit seeking to bar the government from enforcing federal drug laws against state-regulated cannabis companies. They’re represented by the powerhouse law firm of David Boies, best known for high-profile litigation seeking the breakup of Microsoft, representing former Vice President Al Gore in the contested 2000 presidential election and […]

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California Governor Vetoes Cannabis Cafe And Marijuana Labeling Bills, But Signs Others Into Law

California’s governor has dealt the cannabis industry and marijuana reform supporters a mixed bag of actions on bills. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) over the weekend vetoed a measure to legalize cannabis cafes that supporters said would have given consumers new opportunities t0 socialize and allowed businesses to expand their operations. But he also vetoed marijuana packaging legislation […]

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A landmark marijuana bill is headed to the Senate floor

The Senate Banking Committee approved a historic marijuana banking bill last week that breaks barriers between financial institutions and cannabis companies. The Secure and Fair Enforcement Regulation (SAFER) Banking Act, which aims to resolve a longstanding financial deadlock that forced cannabis-related companies to operate using only cash, will now make its way to the Senate […]

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Wisconsin Lawmakers Introduce Marijuana Legalization Bill

A pair of Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin last week introduced legislation to legalize recreational marijuana for adults and establish a framework for regulated cannabis sales. If passed, Wisconsin would join the nearly two dozen states that have ended the criminal prohibition of marijuana. The bill was unveiled in a Wisconsin hemp farm on Friday by […]

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