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DEA & Legal Cannabis: Weeding Out Confusion or Planting Doubt?

DEA & Legal Cannabis: Weeding Out Confusion or Planting Doubt?

The Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) recent proposal to reschedule cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III has sparked celebration and caution. While some see this move as a long-awaited acknowledgment of cannabis' medical potential, others are concerned that...

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Working Together for Cannabis Reform

Working Together for Cannabis Reform

In the latest issue of Verde's State of the Plant newsletter, we explore the power of collaboration in advocating for cannabis reform. We present the case for the cannabis industry to work together with other influential sectors to achieve reasonable regulation and...

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Why Cannabis Companies Need to Know Who Their Owners Are

Why Cannabis Companies Need to Know Who Their Owners Are

As the cannabis industry continues to expand, so do the concerns around the sources of capital and ownership structures of licensed businesses. A recent investigation in Vermont is a clear indication that regulators are already looking into these issues, and that this...

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Why We’re Optimistic About Federal Cannabis Reform

Why We’re Optimistic About Federal Cannabis Reform

Everyone has been sworn in, and even after a few party defections and changes, we have a pretty good idea of how things will be run in Washington for the next two years. So what will the new session of Congress hold for cannabis reform? In this issue of Verde's State...

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Four Reasons Why the Midterms Were Good for Cannabis

Four Reasons Why the Midterms Were Good for Cannabis

All of the votes have been counted, and the 2022 midterm results are in. With everything accounted for, even a last minute party defection in the Senate, we can now take a look at the results and see what they mean for cannabis reform. Overall, the election was very...

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President Biden Announces Steps to End Marijuana Prohibition

President Biden Announces Steps to End Marijuana Prohibition

In an announcement that took many by surprise, President Biden laid out steps that he would be taking to undo harms caused by the failed and discriminatory war on drugs, end federal cannabis prohibition, and implement a system of cannabis regulation to protect public...

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