How cannabis-friendly are potential Biden successors?

Names floated as potential replacements for Democratic U.S. President Joe Biden have at least one thing in common: support for cannabis.

‘Now is the time’ for cannabis banking reform, key Democrat says

Federal lawmakers are inching closer to a deal on legislation that could include cannabis banking reform, a leading House Democrat says.

Intoxicating hemp-derived cannabinoids must be halted, state AGs tell Congress

Congress must act to solve the nationwide “health and safety crisis” posed by the growing intoxicating hemp-derived cannabinoids industry, a bipartisan group of 20 state attorneys general wrote in a letter to the leaders of the House and Senate agriculture committees.

US Hemp Roundtable shares goals for 2023 Farm Bill: Q&A with Jonathan Miller

The U.S. Hemp Roundtable and 30 other cannabis organizations submitted a list of nine priorities for the House and Senate committees involved in creating the Farm Bill to consider as they solidify new legislation.

Prospects seem rosier for Senate passage of cannabis banking reform – but no guarantee

The push to pass major federal cannabis banking reform resumes in earnest Thursday during a Democratic-controlled U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing on the challenges that a largely cash-based industry poses to small businesses and employees.

Reintroduction of SAFE Banking Act in Congress buoys marijuana industry, stock markets

Bipartisan legislation to reform federal banking laws and allow legal marijuana businesses easier access to financial services has been reintroduced in Congress, boosting cannabis stocks in Thursday trading and giving the industry hope for more bullish times ahead.

Kentucky governor signs medical marijuana legalization bill into law

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state into law on Friday, fulfilling an earlier promise.

Kentucky lawmakers OK medical cannabis legalization, send bill to governor

The Kentucky House on Thursday approved legislation legalizing medical cannabis, sending the bill to Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear for his expected signature.

Medical marijuana legalization advances in Kentucky, dies in Kansas

Kentucky is on track to legalize medical marijuana after a bill passed in the state Senate, but an MMJ measure in Kansas is essentially dead.

Restrictions on delta-8 THC products advance in Kentucky

Delta-8 THC products sold in Kentucky would be restricted to buyers 21 and older and would have to comply with testing and labeling requirements under a bill sailing through the state Legislature.

Delta-8 brouhaha creates marijuana opportunity in next federal Farm Bill

There’s a growing push in Washington DC for lawmakers to consider marijuana reform during discussions about the next Farm Bill.

Marijuana reform faces ‘more challenging’ environment in Congress under GOP

Rep. Nancy Mace, of South Carolina, is on U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s good side.

On the surface, the Republican congresswoman’s loyalty should be good news for marijuana legalization’s prospects on Capitol Hill.