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  • Congressional Hearing on Banking Access Erupts into Broader Legalization Debate

    Thu 6:55am By <br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br /> Jeremy Borden<br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br />
    Anyone who hoped that a narrow cannabis banking fix might skirt past a broader debate over cannabis legalization was quickly realigned Wednesday during Congress’ first hearing on cannabis-related banking reform. GOP members on the House Consumer Protection…
  • California Investors and MedMen Drama Take Stage at Latest NY Legalization Hearing

    Thu 6:50am By <br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br /> Isaac Fornarola<br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br />
    New York State lawmakers held a joint legislative budget hearing yesterday to discuss Governor Cuomo’s proposed legislation for the legalization of adult-use cannabis. Senators and Assembly members raised a number of questions about the proposal, the…
  • European Parliament Approves Motion for Resolution on Cannabis for Medicinal Purposes

    Wed 11:17pm By <br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br /> Julia Barajas<br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br />
    Members of the European Parliament approved a motion for a resolution on cannabis for medicinal purposes on Wednesday, a decision that, though not binding, calls upon the EU’s 28 Member States to prioritize scientific research in the field and reconsider…
  • The New Congress Takes Its First Crack at Cannabis Reform

    Wed 6:55am By <br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br /> Jeremy Borden<br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br />
    Advocates and those in Congress who have long been clamoring for cannabis reform are expected to get their first swing today at solving the biggest hurdle faced by the increasing number of state-legal cannabis businesses squirming to operate under federal…
  • The Leader of the DOJ Marijuana Working Group Has a Message for Regulators: Slow Down

    Wed 6:55am By <br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br /> Alyson Martin<br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br />
    On November 7, the very morning that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation letter was submitted, the Department of Justice made a significant, albeit little noticed announcement: Billy Williams, the Oregon US Attorney, was appointed to chair to…
  • As the Country Prepares to Regulate Cannabis, Mexico Looks Abroad

    Tue 6:50am By <br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br /> Julia Barajas<br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br />
    In preparation to weigh the content of the measures introduced by the Citizen’s Movement, the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA), which has a majority in both houses of Congress, the upper chamber’s…
  • Stanford Researchers Seek a Solution to Crohn’s with New Cannabis-Focused Biotech Company

    Feb 8, 2019, 6:55 am By <br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br /> Caroline Hroncich<br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br />
    Katexco Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company formed by Stanford University researchers last October, says it is advancing the development of two potential products in its medical cannabis program this year. Katexco, based in Toronto with a subsidiary in Palo…
  • Hemmed in by Legalizing Neighbors, New Hampshire Groups Make Legalization Push

    Feb 6, 2019, 6:55 am By <br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br /> Jeremy Borden<br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br />
    Squeezed between a country and states that have legalized cannabis or are moving in that direction, a coalition of New Hampshire pro-legalization groups said at a press conference Tuesday that the state should seek to develop its own legal adult-use cannabis…
  • Cuomo’s Cannabis Plan: An Insider’s Assessment

    Feb 5, 2019, 6:50 am By <br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br /> Jeremy Borden<br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br />
    Today, as part of a broader hearing on health-related budget issues, New York’s legislature is expected to begin its formal consideration of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s cannabis proposal. While the governor continues to push for the cannabis bill’s passage…
  • A California Conundrum: How to Crack Down on Illicit Sales Without Echoing the War on Drugs?

    Feb 4, 2019, 6:50 am By <br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br /> Julia Barajas<br /> <b>Notice</b>: Undefined variable: post_id in <b>/var/www/cannabiswire_new/wp-content/themes/civil-cms/inc/feeds.php</b> on line <b>24</b><br />
    In October 2018, the California Department of Consumer Affairs’ newly-established Cannabis Enforcement Unit teamed up with the Los Angeles Police Department to carry out a raid on an unlicensed shop in Sylmar, a predominantly Latino and working-class…

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