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Second Act: Illinois Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Regulate the CBD Industry

Fresh off becoming the first state to create a recreational marijuana market via legislation, at least one Illinois lawmaker remains focused on the cannabis industry. On October 2, 2019, Illinois Representative Bob Morgan (D-Deerfield) introduced the CBD Safety Act (HB 3906), which will mandate that CBD products meet labeling and minimum testing requirements pursuant to rules adopted by the Department of Agriculture.

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Back in Session: A Look at California’s Latest Cannabis Bills

Though it still feels like summer in balmy Los Angeles, school is back in session and so is the California legislature. From banking reform to labeling, state legislators are set to mull over at least five bills directly impacting the $2.5 billion legal cannabis industry in California, now ranked the fifth largest economy in the world.

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Not Your Parents’ Dime Bag: How Cannabis Companies Can Limit Litigation Exposure by Toning Down Retail Cannabis Packaging

It is widely anticipated that the fledgling legalized cannabis industry is on the brink of exploding into a mainstream industry that will generate billions of dollars in annual revenue. As more and more states legalize recreational cannabis, companies are engaged in an arms race to secure as many licenses, greenhouses, and retail shops as possible.

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