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  • Cannabis Vaping Among Teens Has Doubled, Study Suggests

    Mon 5:58pm By Alyson Martin
    The prevalence of youth vaping of cannabis products is on the rise.  A group of researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 17 unique studies from the US and Canada that included nearly 200,000…
  • New York’s Medical Cannabis Home Grow Rules Drop

    Thu 5:28pm By Alyson Martin
    New Yorkers registered as patients with the state can soon grow their own cannabis.  New York’s Cannabis Control Board held its second meeting on Thursday, during which it released proposed regulations for home cultivation that were due weeks ago. But…
  • FDA Launches Biggest Cannabis Data Collection Plan Yet

    Wed 1:36pm By Alyson Martin
    The Food and Drug Administration is ramping up its collection of data on cannabis-derived products. To that end, late last week, the FDA quietly released the “Cannabis-Derived Products Data Acceleration Plan” because the growth of the U.S. cannabis product…
  • Panama’s President Signs a Medicinal Cannabis Bill

    Oct 19, 2021, 6:55 am By Laura Gamba
    Panama’s president, Laurentino Cortizo, signed a bill on Wednesday that will allow the import, export, cultivation, production, and sale of medical cannabis—a measure both applauded for the help it provides for patients and panned by some as too modest. …
  • New Jersey’s Medical Cannabis Program Set to Expand With New Cultivation Licenses

    Oct 15, 2021, 5:29 pm By Alyson Martin
    New Jersey cannabis regulators issued new cultivation licenses on Friday, expanding the state’s medical cannabis program ahead of the state’s adult use launch.  During a Cannabis Regulatory Commission meeting, members voted to approve 14 new cultivation…
  • Virginia’s Cannabis Regulation Is in a “Start-up Phase”

    Oct 15, 2021, 6:55 am By Alyson Martin
    One of the biggest cannabis questions in Virginia right now: will adults have access to legal cannabis sales earlier than expected?  The short answer is that it is still unclear. But the question was on the agenda during Thursday’s meeting of the Virginia…
  • House Subcommittee Takes Up Cannabis Research Bill Aimed at Veterans

    Oct 13, 2021, 6:15 pm By Alyson Martin
    Another Congressional hearing on veterans and cannabis mostly amounted to tire spinning.  On Wednesday, the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs’ Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on 13 bills, including the VA Cannabis Research Act of 2021, which…
  • The Delta-8 Dilemma

    Oct 12, 2021, 6:55 am By Eric Tegethoff
    When the 2018 Farm Bill legalized cannabis plants with .3% delta-9 THC or less—defined as hemp—it led to the success of hemp derivatives like cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabinoid that is sold far and wide. But now comes the rise of a hemp-derived cannabinoid…
  • In California, Which Cannabis Bills Made the Cut?

    Oct 11, 2021, 6:55 am By Nushin Rashidian
    California’s cannabis industry is poised this year for its most significant transformation since adult use became legal in 2016.  Already in 2021, the newly-formed Department of Cannabis Control launched in July, consolidating the regulatory authorities of…
  • IRS’ cannabis compliance initiative • Connecticut’s adult use rules • Pennsylvania’s…

    Oct 6, 2021, 4:07 pm By Cannabis Wire Editors
    The Cannabis Wire Daily newsletter is sent to C-Wire Plus subscribers every weekday morning at 7 a.m. Excerpts are published here later in the day. Don’t miss the full picture. Subscribe now. IRS launches new cannabis compliance initiative.  IRS…

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