Topic: Legislation

Could the Dominos Fall the Other Way in 2020? Governor Cuomo Seeks Cannabis Cooperation Amongst New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Earlier this year, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut failed to pass legislation for legalized recreational marijuana despite what appeared to be overwhelming support for such measures. As we discussed here, early optimism gave way to legislative frustration as representatives struggled to put together bills sufficient to garner enough votes.

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CBD Industry Continues to Struggle With Product Content and Labeling

Last week, the Center for Food Safety (a national non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization) released the results of a recent study that identified some disturbing findings about the CBD industry. According to the study, nearly half of the 40 companies surveyed received failing or near-failing grades (Ds and Fs) for “their production and processing methods, testing protocols, and transparency to consumers.”

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Naperville Officially Opts Out of Recreational Marijuana Sales…For Now

At a meeting on Tuesday night that spanned over three hours and was attended by hundreds of individuals wearing “opt out” t-shirts, the Naperville City Council officially voted (6-3) to opt out of recreational marijuana sales in Illinois’s fourth largest city. This is not the final resolution of the issue, however, despite some reporting to the contrary.

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Mexican Supreme Court Orders Medical Marijuana Regulations to be Issued By February 2020; Is Recreational Marijuana Next?

Like its neighbors to the north, cannabis advocates in Mexico have been lobbying for years for marijuana to be fully legalized (or at least decriminalized). Recent events suggest that those efforts have paid off and that legal marijuana—at least medicinal, and potentially recreational—is coming to Mexico and soon. 

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