Two years after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, New York’s medical marijuana program kicked off Jan. 6, with five companies authorized to grow for the state.
Oregon Launches Online Applications for Recreational Marijuana Licenses
Oregon’s license application process for recreational marijuana opened Jan. 4, building on a year of public meetings and an early recreational sale last October.
Obama Administration Advises Supreme Court to Reject Marijuana Lawsuit Vs. Colorado
The lawsuit brought against Colorado by its neighboring states of Nebraska and Oklahoma in late 2014 has been a point of contention in the industry, leaving many to question how a state could even sue another state and what the suit means for the industry.
Mississippi Bans the Marijuana Policy Project
The state of Mississippi is banning the national advocacy and lobbying organization Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) from fundraising in the state because Rob Kampia, MPP’s executive director, was convicted of a felony 26 years ago, according to the MPP.